Todd Edwards is a Grammy Award winning, pioneering producer with a highly impressive music career spanning over two decades. Some of Edwards most acclaimed work is with Daft Punk who he co-produced, co-wrote, and performed vocals for on their song ‘Face to Face’ from the album ‘Discovery’. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Club chart in 2004. Edwards worked again with Daft Punk co-writing, co-producing and contributing vocals to the song, ‘Fragments of Time’ off of their 2013 album ‘Random Access Memories’ for which he won a Grammy.
Credited as one of the godfathers of UK garage, his four-to-the-floor beats have earned him a passionate following. In addition to his own legendary productions, Edwards has remixed Phoenix, Justice, Sam Smith, Rudimental, Matthew Dear, Hot Chip, Spank Rock, Paloma Faith, Jonas Blue and Alan Walker, to name but a few of the reputable artists requesting his production services. On 8th December Todd Edwards released the first single ‘Catch My Breath’ of his brand new EP ‘Integrate.’ This is released on his own label ‘Impératrice Music’ that he set up for releasing his own music and that of other like-minded artists. The EP will feature a collaboration with producer Billon and a track co-wrote by William Phillips (Tourist). The first single was premiered by Pete Tong’s on BBC Radio 1 and has gained international support.
In November 2017, Edwards collaborated with Golf Clap on the track ‘Come Together’ which Mixmag premiered.
2018, will see Edwards re-release a remastered version of his iconic ‘Odyssey’ album for which was a pivotal time in his life. With each track telling a story, this album provides a better understanding to the thought process behind Edwards’ intricate productions.
As far as shows go, Todd Edwards has played every corner of the globe, alongside playing numerous Boiler Room sets. Touching down more recently at The O2 Greenwich for a Boy Better Know event and MoMA PS1 New York City for their summer live series alongside his good friend, DJ EZ. Edwards also played in November 2017 at Avalon Hollywood for Doorly at Friends.
With a magnitude of success in music, this humble multi-talented artist can be heard singing on his own productions as much as producing these Grammy winning tracks. His live performances will often see Edwards pick up the mic to sing during his own productions, providing an added bonus to any of his DJ sets. In 2018, Todd Edwards is embarking on a worldwide tour alongside the release of his EP and album.
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