Cheekbone is truly a product of his upbringing - a hybridised weapon ofeastern instrumentation and modern EDM. His production intersects post-everything internet ideals with surprisingly cinematic pop-facing songwriting.
The Australian-born, Iranian-Canadian stacks up references that shouldn’twork but do. At its core it’s chaos: heavy percussion rhythms thick with bassdistortion, melancholic metal guitar working alongside frenetic ney flute andsantoor in a pummelling distillation of east meets west.
In 2019 Cheekbone debuted the festival stage, playing alongside acts suchas Billie Eilish, Flosstradamus, and Wafia. Summoning his unholycommunion of Death Pop, Cheekbone teams up with artists such as Woodesand Lonelyspeckto usher in his soon to be released EP - Act