GoldFish are possibly known for their upbeat, live instrumentation-infused music and their latest offering on Armada Music – made in tandem with Australian artist Xavier Rudd – is of the same disposition. After connecting with the fellow multi-instrumentalist over a mutual love for music and surfing, the South African duo built on Xavier’s 2021 single ‘We Deserve To Dream’ and turned it into this latest version.
Goldfish: “We’ve been huge fans of Xavier for a long time. When he played ‘We Deserve To Dream’ to us back in the summer, the creative juices started flowing straight away. It wasn’t long before we’d put our spin on the track, keeping Xavier’s amazing vocal at the front. It was special to work with a talented instrumentalist who could understand our vision for the arrangement. It’s a bonus that Xavier also surfs – we imagine this one playing whilst we’re all out on the waves!”
Since locking themselves in their bedroom studio and emerging with debut album ‘Caught In The Loop’ in 2006, GoldFish have gone from one of dance music’s possibly best-kept secrets to known artists both as producers and performers. Their live show, which combines DJing and a live instrumental performance, has earned the attention of house and electronic music fans.
Australian Xavier has earned accolades of every kind through a journey that spans well over 15 years. In return, ARIA nominations, chart placings and Gold and Platinum records honoured each release, spurring him even further as he regularly adds to his discography.