Design/artwork by Taudalpoi
Format: Digital single
Third Attempt is back on Beatservice Records with his latest carefully crafted release, weaving dreamy sonic textures into the gorgeously feel-good 'Love Star'.
Having burst onto the scene with his Beatservice Records debut back in 2018, Torje Fagertun Spilde quickly proved himself to be one of the most intriguing young artists to have emerged from the Norwegian underground in recent Years. His work recorded under the now familiar Third Attempt moniker is routinely engaging, effortlessly skirting genres and always constructed with deft musicality and cultured compositional prowess. His age-defying sound evolves with every release, and his most recent album, 'The Novel Sound' vividly demonstrated his devastating musical range.
'Love Star' finds him in typically inspired form, once again imaginatively skirting stylistic boundaries with ease. Blending elements of trip-hop, funk, nu-disco and more, he expertly demonstrates his flair for sampling as he elegantly layers atmospheric vocal chops and dexterous musical refrains. Unfolding over a sprightly broken rhythm, summery chords are embellished by carefree horns and strings as hypnotic guitar and sparkling keys beautifully augment the groove.
Presented over a compelling arrangement, the irresistible sounds feel perfectly pitched for both radio and club play, with 'Love Star' further enhancing Third Attempt's already glowing reputation.
Design/artwork by Sammy Slabbinck
Format: Digital Single
Third Attempt returns to Beatservice Records with his latest studio manifestations, weaving disco magic into the dance-ready grooves of 'Believe'.
Torje Fagertun Spilde's work under the now-familiar Third Attempt moniker has been lighting up the Beatservice Records roster since his releases began appearing in 2018. In a relatively short timeframe, the talented artist has proven himself one of the most exciting faces to have emerged from the Norwegian underground in recent years. Skipping through styles with consummate ease, his immaculately carved sounds blend nu-disco, funk, trip-hop, electronica and house, with each track constructed with deft musicality and compositional flair.
'Believe' brilliantly maintains his distinct sonic signature, blending evocative harmonies with a club-focused thrust, the sumptuous track is ripe for blissful dance abandon. Classic disco guitar licks saunter over celestial strings and emotive piano chords, the soul-rich vocal embellishing the intoxicating melodies as crisp house drums power the rhythm. As ever, the music is produced to perfection, the arrangement poised to ignite the floor.
While the supreme quality of 'Believe' should come as little surprise to fans of Third Attempt, its intoxicating grooves must surely be considered among his most captivating work to date.
Design/artwork by Sammy Slabbinck
Format: Digital EP
Keep Your Head Up
Beatservice Records welcome back Third Attempt with his stunning new EP, the effervescent Norwegian artist working his compositional magic across four gorgeously compelling tracks on 'Soul Lifting'.
Torje Fagertun Spilde's productions crafted under the Third Attempt moniker have been steadily turning heads since they began appearing in 2018. Now a cherished member of the Beatservice Records family, the skilled creator has proven himself one of the most inspired artists to have emerged from Norway's rich, meta-disco lineage in recent times. Effortlessly gliding through styles and genres, his distinctive sound expertly blends nu-disco, funk, trip-hop, electronica and house, with his compositional prowess helping to set him apart from the field.
Opening cut 'Luv Star' finds him in typically inspired form. Imaginatively skirting stylistic boundaries, he demonstrates his flair for sampling as he elegantly layers atmospheric vocal chops and dexterous musical refrains. Unfolding over a sprightly broken rhythm, summery chords are embellished by carefree horns and strings as hypnotic guitar and sparkling keys augment the feel-good groove.
Next, 'Keep Your Head Up' once again demonstrates Spilde's flair for sampling, as crafty hip-hop vocals and dexterous scratches dart over soothing keys, ethereal strings and atmospheric horns. Supported by thick bass and rolling breaks, the arrangement elegantly unfolds as soulful vocals add mystique to the groove, the smokey aesthetic equally suitable for at-home meditations and backroom jamming.
Continuing the soul-heavy flex, the heartfelt refrains of 'This Love' see searing vocals and whispered words float across a life-affirming musical bed. Sparkling keys saunter over seductive chords as crisp, broken drums carry the groove, the immersive musicality demonstrating Spilde's flair for constructing powerfully affecting melodies.
'Believe' sees out the collection with a club-focused thrust, the sumptuous track combining harmonic allure with a stirring tempo that's ripe for blissful dance abandon. Classic disco guitar licks saunter over celestial strings and emotive piano chords, the soul-rich vocal embellishing the intoxicating melodies as crisp house drums power the rhythm. As ever, the music is produced to perfection, the arrangement poised to ignite the floor.
'Soul Lifting' is yet more breathtaking work from Third Attempt. Vividly displaying the very essence of his signature sound, the expansive collection is sure to enhance the artist's already glowing reputation. Simply unmissable.
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