Grant Nelson aka Medasin is one of the hottest up and coming acts in music. His unbounded creativity and crafty production ability has led to 85+ million streams online from his original hits like “Daydream” as well as official remixes for Portugal. The Man, DJ Khaled, Martin Garrix, Jahkoy + Schoolboy Q and more. His Portugal. The Man remix was also nominated for ‘Remix of The Year’ in 2017’s inaugural Electronic Music Awards. An avid fan of sounds, he has created some of the best selling sample packs on Splice that have been utilized by the likes of Deadmau5, Kill The Noise, and many more. He was selected as 2017’s ‘Best Electronic Act’ by hometown newspaper ‘The Dallas Observer.’
Grant’s diverse & eclectic music has already earned him spots at major festivals like Lollapalooza, Electric Forest, HARD Summer, Summerfest, We The Fest, and many more. 2017 saw him being tapped by the likes of Martin Garrix, Kill The Noise, and Kaskade for support looks. In early 2018, he set out on his debut US headlining tour which saw him sell out the majority of his shows. Now the young producer from Dallas is unveiling his most ambitious project to date with his debut album Irene, with his second headlining tour to pair.
Irene is the culmination of 3 years of hard work. The project encapsulates his ingenious artistry by demonstrating his prolific production talent as well as his ability to think outside the box. His dynamic productions are on full display and it’s easy to see why he’s considered one of the hottest emerging talents at the moment.
“It’s been a thrill to watch Young Franco go from fresh-faced to seasoned performer… he’s one of the most in-demand producers Australia has got.” - Purple Sneakers
Hot on the tongues of the global electronic music scene and charming his way to your hearts is Brisbane producer Young Franco. His recent releases, “Drop Your Love” and “Miss You” have clocked over 18 million streams collectively, supported by Selected, Majestic Casual and The Sound You Need YouTube channels. He’s been played out by the likes of Bondax, Hayden James, RÜFÜS, Motez, Alison Wonderland, Rudimental, Nvoy, Snakehips, SG Lewis, Flight Facilities and many more. Drop Your Love was added to high rotation on Australia’s national alternative network Triple J and both tracks garnered spins on BBC Radio 1, 1xtra, Kiss FM and Beats1 on top of a natural pickup from Australian commercial radio stations resulting in over 130K Shazams.
No stranger to the road, Franco has been constantly touring, including a nationwide headline tour (selling out 1200 cap The Metro, Sydney and Triffid, Brisbane), a 12 date European tour with Kitsune (Sold Out London show), two Asian tours and a capacity set at Splendour in the Grass. It’s been a wild few months of touring, however it’s Franco’s time in the studio that has him set to launch into the biggest period of his career.
An energetic concoction of house, grime and his signature drum beats, his new single “About This Thing” is a prime example of the diversity of Young Franco’s production. Calling on UK vocalist Scrufizzer, “About This Thing” builds groove and flow, whilst ramming home one frothin’ of a catchy chorus. Franco further demonstrates his ability to adapt his production across a range vocal styles, a notable feature from his highly-anticipated Album expected in late 2018. With his rampant following continuing to rise, his production skills are flourishing.
If there’s anyone you can rely on bring the crowd and build a presence in a club, it’s Young Franco. His smiling stage persona, epic jam selections and fantastic original productions win him fans and friends wherever he goes.