The first thing Dutch artist/producer San Holo conveys about his rise in the electronic music scene is that he wasn’t your typical DJ with the dream of conquering the genre right from the start. “I have great respect for those guys but I got into music originally because of my love for rock and the guitar,” he says. “I started taking guitar lessons when I was about 13, forming bands and all that.
But I had so many ideas for making music and was getting tired of always looking for players to help fill the spots. I realized you are able to build entire songs around a laptop and that started my interest in production. I never walked into a club until my music started being noticed by people wanting me to DJ.”
That was around 2010/2011, talk about ‘learn by doing.’ His current hit “Light” is emblazoned with a distinctive creative style that San has meticulously honed through the years, placing him high on the list of emerging new trailblazers in the genre.
The captivating song nears 65 million streams on Spotify, garnering traction and airplay throughout the global dance music ecosystem. The atmospheric track is layered around the refrain ‘I just want to see the light,’ with San bas...