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Draper (producer)

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Draper
Birth nameJames Arthur Draper
Born (1991-08-14) 14 August 1991 (age 30)
Neuilly Sur Seine, France
Genres
Occupation(s)Record producer
InstrumentsCubase
Years active2010–present
Labels
  • Monstercat
  • Turn First
  • Creasy
Associated actsThe Invisible Men
Websitewww.drapermusic.com

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James Draper (born 14 August 1991) known professionally as Draper, is a French-born British record producer.[1] He is best known for his remixes. His first commercial EP release was in November 2012.

Music career[edit]

James' desire to produce electronic music started at the age of 16 when he was given music creation software by his parents.[2]

Early career (2010)[edit]

When he was 18, Draper joined producer based website Indaba Music.There, he developed his name, winning several remix competitions for well-known artists.[3] In late 2010, he released his first original music "The Introduction EP."[4] A month after its release, the front man of Bring Me The Horizon, Oliver Sykes, found Draper's music discovered him through a Canadian music blog.[5] Sykes invited Draper to his first gig as a DJ.[6] Draper's released his second self-titled EP through his clothing label, Drop Dead.[7]

Breakthrough (2012–present)[edit]

After the release of his second EP, Draper acquired produced more remixes for high-profile artists, including Twin Atlantic, Passion Pit and Ellie Goulding. His remix for Goulding appeared on her Tesco-exclusive edition of her album Halcyon.[8] Draper was invited to DJ for Rita Ora at the Capital Summertime Ball 2012. He was subsequently invited back to support Ora on the Ora Tour, her debut headline arena tour.[9]In May 2013, Draper entered a publishing deal with Turn First Artists. Draper wrote and produced for The Invisible Men from 2013 to 2015. Maintaining his own stream of commercial releases, Draper continues to release through Canadian electronic label Monstercat.

Personal life[edit]

Draper was raised in Kent[10] and attended Oxford Brookes University, graduating with a first class honours degree in Media Technology.

Draper currently resides in London.[11]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Track Label
2017 "Worst Of Us" Metropolis
2016 "Jealous" (feat. BB Diamond) Metropolis
"Break Over You" (feat. Prides) Hot Source Records
"Ready for Us" (feat. Sykes) Monstercat
"Home" (feat. Abi Ocia) Circus Records
"All I See" (feat. Laura Brehm) Monstercat
2015 "Chrysalis" (with Protostar)
"On You" (feat. Alby Hobbs)
"Inertia"
"Pressure" (feat. Laura Brehm)
2014 "Coloured Glass"
"Ghost Town"
2013 "Men And Machines [Redemption]"
"Men And Machines"
"Night Rider" (feat. Phoebe Ray)
"Flashback" Creasy
2012 "Graduation" Creasy

EP's[edit]

Year Title
2017 Luminous
2015 Ambedo EP
2014 Glossolody EP
2014 Perspectives EP
2013 Sonder EP
2012 The Chill Out Sessions
2012 The Draper EP
2010 The Introduction EP

Remixes[edit]

Year Title Artist
2017 "Same House" Bad Pop
2016 "Glimmer" Sykes
"Lay" Loop
2015 "Emotional" Flux Pavilion
"Talk/Brag" Philco Fiction
"White Tiger" Izzy Bizu
2014 "Black Widow" Iggy Azalea
"Seeds You Sow" Prides
"From Nowhere" Dan Croll
2013 "Zeros" Duologue
"Ghosts" Sons & Lovers
"Summer" Frank Hamilton
"Best Ever" Tall Ships
"Go to Hell, for Heaven's Sake" Bring Me the Horizon
2012 "Falling in love" Strange Talk
"Yes I Was Drunk" Twin Atlantic
"Find a Boy" A.M.E
"Hanging On" Ellie Goulding
"I'll Be Alright" Passion Pit
"Normal heights" Bluebell
"House of Glass" Worship
2011 "Blessed with a Curse" Bring Me the Horizon
"Eskimo Boy" Strange Talk
"Gimme Sympathy" Metric
"Gold Guns Girls" Metric

Production[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2016 "Fear" All Saints Red Flag
2014 "It's About Time" Cheryl Cole Only Human
"Falling Short" Låpsley Understudy EP & Long Way Home

Songwriting[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2014 "It's About Time" Cheryl Cole Only Human
"Falling Short" Låpsley Understudy EP & Long Way Home

References[edit]

  1. "Draper x Drop Dead Interview". 31 January 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. "DRAPER – dreams, beatmaking and "liquidstep"". 5 April 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  3. "Draper Indaba Profile". 15 March 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  4. "The Introduction EP iTunes". Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  5. "THE DUB UP PRESENTS: TOP 20 OF 2010". 27 December 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
  6. "What's in yr fridge, Draper?". Flaunt Magazine. Retrieved 2018-11-24.
  7. "Drop Dead Announce New Collaboration". 11 December 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2012.
  8. "Tesco Exclusive Halcyon". 8 November 2012. Archived from the original on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
  9. "Rita Ora O2 Academy Tour". 11 February 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  10. "U.K. Producer Draper Releases New Single 'All I See' (Exclusive)". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  11. "London Producer Draper Returns With Sensational Single "Worst Of Us"". www.thissongslaps.com. Retrieved 2018-11-25.


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