Porter Robinson has often been called a prodigy of the electro genre, so you know that when he releases his first full EP, electronic music lovers the world over took note. What made it an even bigger splash was that it was released on Skrillex’s OWSLA records. People looking forward to this EP for tracks similar to those that contributed to Porter’s astronomical rise to fame will be dissapointed, as he takes this EP as an oppurtunity to try out a multitude of different generes of the EDM scene.
Spitfire represents a monumental milestone for Porter Robinson, not only in terms of progress in his carreer as his first true EP, but also in the sheer amount of change in style it represents. Generally, Porter Robinson plays with new styles and gets it right, all the while keeping a unique twist which clearly marks it as his. Overall a solid EP.
Click here for a track by track breakdown of the EP