Attlas

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Attlas
Birth nameJeffrey Hartford
GenresElectronic
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • producer
  • musician
Labelsmau5trap
Associated actsdeadmau5

Jeff Hartford, better known by his stage name Attlas (stylized as ATTLAS), is a Canadian DJ, producer and musician.[1][2]

Early life and career[edit]

The stage name Attlas, comes from the name of a villain in a video game called Bioshock.[3] In 2015, Hartford released the singles "Scarlett",[4] "Wastaga"[5] and "Beside".[6] He released an EP trilogy consisting of Siren,[7] Scene[8] and Sin[9] through Mau5trap in 2015.[10] Hartford sent his music to Mau5trap who then signed him.[11][12][13]

In 2016, he released "Ryat", a single from his Bloom EP.[14] He also released the songs "Aspen",[15][16] "Blood Work"[17] and "Frost".[18] Attlas' identity was not known until Pete Tong revealed it on his Evolution broadcast on iHeartRadio.[19] He said "There's been a sneaky suspicion that he's deadmau5 in disguise. However I can now reveal that he's a fellow Canadian producer called Jeff Hartford."[20][21] He was named in Billboard's "One to watch" for 2016.[22]

In 2017, Hartford released the singles "Bad at Titles"[23] with deadmau5, "Further"[24] and "What You Do To Me".[25] Speaking about the beginning of his career on how fans assumed he was an alias of deadmau5, Hartford told Straight:[26]

Discography[edit]

[27]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Charts
US
Dance
[28]
Siren
Scene
  • Released: August 7, 2015
  • Label: mau5trap
  • Format: Digital download
Sin
  • Released: November 20, 2015
  • Label: mau5trap
  • Format: Digital download
Bloom
  • Released: July 22, 2016
  • Label: mau5trap
  • Format: Digital download
20
Charcoal Halo
  • Released: December 11, 2018
  • Label: mau5trap
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year
"Sabs" 2015
"Scarlett"
"Boxed"
"Aspen" 2016
"Ryat"
"Blood Work"
"Frost" 2017
"Further"
"What You Do to Me"
"You (Close)" 2018
"Concussion"
"Treehouse"
"Want"
"Courante"

Remixes[edit]

[29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "deadmau5's Mystery Mentee ATTLAS Premieres Haunting Aphex Twin Remix (Exclusive)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  2. ^ "If You Love Deadmau5, You'll Love These 5 Artists". EDM.com. 2016-03-01. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  3. ^ "New Mau5trap Artist Could Be A Deadmau5 Side Project". EDM.com. 2014-12-13. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  4. ^ "ATTLAS - Scarlett (Original Mix) - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  5. ^ "ATTLAS - Wastaga (Original Mix) - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  6. ^ "ATTLAS - Beside - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  7. ^ "ATTLAS brings a stunning 7-track EP to mau5trap - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  8. ^ "ATTLAS Premieres 'Scene' EP Opener 'Batch': Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  9. ^ "ATTLAS releases 'Sin' EP as final installment of his 2015 EP trilogy - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  10. ^ "ATTLAS". Insomniac.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  11. ^ "An Interview With DJ, Producer and Deadmau5 Protégé ATTLAS". Magnetic Magazine. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  12. ^ "The Nocturnal Times Exclusive Interview: ATTLAS | The Nocturnal Times". www.thenocturnaltimes.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  13. ^ "Who In the World is ATTLAS?". Noisey. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  14. ^ "ATTLAS Warps Traditional Summer Anthem Sounds on Darkly Delicious "Ryat": Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  15. ^ "ATTLAS - Aspen (Original Mix)". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  16. ^ Desk, BWW News. "ATTLAS New Single 'Aspen' Out Now On deadmau5' mau5trap". Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  17. ^ "DA Premiere: ATTLAS - Blood Work - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  18. ^ "Attlas delivers glowing work, 'Frost' - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  19. ^ "Mau5trap's ATTLAS Just Released A Dreamy New Single & We've Got the Details [INTERVIEW]". EDM.com. 2017-06-09. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  20. ^ "Identity of ATTLAS finally revealed - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  21. ^ Dix, Michael (2015-04-30). "ATTLAS' True Identity Finally Revealed". Your EDM. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  22. ^ Mushaka, Melissa (2016-08-28). "ATTLAS And His Road To Creative-Uncharted-Territory!". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  23. ^ "Deadmau5 Shows Off His Darker Side With Brand New ATTLAS Collaboration! | The Bangin Beats". The Bangin Beats. 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  24. ^ "ATTLAS - Further - EDMTunes". EDMTunes. 2017-05-03. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  25. ^ "ATTLAS's captivating new release 'What You Do To Me'". Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  26. ^ "ATTLAS twists EDM using classical techniques on Bloom". Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly. 2016-11-30. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  27. ^ "ATTLAS on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  28. ^ "Top Dance/Electronic Albums". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  29. ^ "ATTLAS". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  30. ^ "ATTLAS x Tove Lo - Scream My Name (bootleg)". Stoney Roads. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  31. ^ "Tilt Mag » ATTLAS x Tove Lo – Scream My Name (bootleg)". www.tiltmag.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  32. ^ "ATTLAS drops bone-chilling remix of XYLØ's "America" - EARMILK". EARMILK. 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  33. ^ "Billboard Dance Picks: Disclosure, Ten Walls, ATTLAS & More". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  34. ^ "deadmau5 Protege ATTLAS Releases Haunting Aphex Twin Remix". Magnetic Magazine. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  35. ^ "Gallant - Weight In Gold (ATTLAS Remix) - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  36. ^ "Led Zeppelin - Ramble On (ATTLAS Remix) - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  37. ^ "ATTLAS pays homage to Led Zeppelin in his remix of "Ramble On" [Download] - EARMILK". EARMILK. 2015-10-16. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  38. ^ "deadmau5 - Aural Psynapse (ATTLAS Remix) [Free Download] - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  39. ^ Vary, Luca. "Rihanna - Needed Me [inkl. Remixes]". Dance-Charts.de (in German). Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  40. ^ "Five Remixes That are Just as Good as the Original". Dance Music NW. 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  41. ^ David (2016-10-27). "ATTLAS Quietly Released A Remix You Must Hear". EDM Sauce. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  42. ^ Meadow, Matthew (2016-10-20). "Your EDM Premiere: Phantogram - You Don't Get Me High Anymore (Attlas Remix)". Your EDM. Retrieved 2017-08-25.