Track Of The Day 25/9 – knock2


Knock2 has that magic touch. The San Diego artist broke out in 2021, with his ultra-addictive, nigh-on universal anthem ‘dashstar*’ becoming one of the year’s unavoidable anthems.

Chalking up more than 35 million Spotify streams, it was followed by his conceptual warehouse party ROOM202, which proved that behind the viral hype lay an artist with deep roots in the underground.

Earlier this year Knock2 shared his debut EP ‘ROOM202’, before completing a sold out North American tour. On a run of phenomenal success, the producer now aligns with Dillon Francis for an all-new banger, out now on 88Rising.

The key tastemaker imprint has a proven track record of international success, and it’s the perfect home for Knock2’s aspirations. New single ‘buttons!’ is an explosion of playful digitalism, a dose of extra-dimensional electronic pop joy.

The song finds the San Diego musician working alongside Dillon Francis, and this collaborative approach pushes his work into a different sphere. Knock2 comments…

 “When I saw Dillon followed me on Instagram it was surreal because he was one artist I had always looked up to. I admired how fun and creative his music was and it all matched his personality so well. I sent him a demo back in December and he ended up loving it, which is how the collaboration started. We got in the studio and he wrote the second drop which really completed the song. Buttons is a light hearted, fun track that represents both of our styles and weirdness.”

Tune in now.

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