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‘Magnetica’ is the first studio album from Quantic under his main solo moniker since ‘An Announcement To Answer’ in 2006 so the anticipation is running high. He has, of course, been far from quiet in that time, with releases from many significant side-projects including The Quantic Soul Orchestra, Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro, Flowering Inferno, Quantic & Alice Russell, and Ondatrópica, and a host of thrilling live bands to match.

The ‘Magnetica’ album is a truly exciting listen, taking in all the influences that trailblazing troubadour Will “Quantic” Holland has soaked up from his travels - including the last seven years spent living in Colombia - and collaborations with musicians from Latin America, Africa, ...

Available On MP3, CD, 12"

Live Dates

  • Thu 7th Aug, 2014
    Live @ Cervantes, Denver, United States 39.737567, -104.9847179
  • Sat 9th Aug, 2014
    Live @ Beloved, Tidewater, United States 44.4112314, -123.9003916

Previous Shows

  • Fri 11th Jul, 2014
    Live @ Grand Performances, Los Angeles, United States 34.0522342, -118.2436849
  • Sun 29th Jun, 2014
    Live @ Club Soda, Montreal, Canada 45.5086699, -73.5539925
  • Sat 28th Jun, 2014
    Live @ Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, Canada 49.261226, -123.1139268
  • Fri 27th Jun, 2014
    Live @ Nectar Lounge, Seattle, United States 47.6062095, -122.3320708
  • Thu 26th Jun, 2014
    Live @ The New Parish, Oakland, United States 37.8043637, -122.2711137
  • Wed 25th Jun, 2014
    Live @ Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles, United States 34.0522342, -118.2436849


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    US Tour

    After a successful run of live shows in the UK and Europe we're returning to the USA for a nationwide tour. Please visit the individual show listings for more info about a show near you. ...

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    Ableton on Quantic

    Will “Quantic” Holland is a man with a well-travelled backstory in music. Having risen to prominence with the surge of downtempo productions of the early ‘00s, he quickly distanced h...

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    KCRW US Magnetica Preview

    There are few reliable things left in modern life, but Quantic is one of them. Just the mere mention of a new release from producer Will Holland makes all of us KCRW DJs salivate, knowing that we can ...

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    Quantic returns to Koko

    To celebrate the release of his new record 'Magentica' Quantic returns to London's Koko with a full live band this Thursday. Visit the Soundcrash website for more info....

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    KCRW No.1 Most Played Album

    Magnetica is currently No.1 in KCRW's Top 25 Most played albums. You can see the full list here...

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    Bandcamp feature

    I'm a guest on Bandcamp Weekly this week. Take a listen to the interview, along with some of my tracks from Magnetica and download here. ...

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    Guardian Feature

    The Guardian newspaper have covered the new album 'Magnetica' in their Friday edition, you see the online version here and also preview the record in full! “Quantic sits loosely alongside globa...

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    North American Live Tour

    Quantic Live hits the road in June throughout North America.  Go to our facebook page for up to date info and on the road news....

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    Song Premiere on USA Today

    USA Today have premiered the title track 'Magnetica' from Quantic's forthcoming record. You can read the full article here including details of a full North American live tour in June.   ...

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  • Duvidó

    The first official single from Quantic’s freshly announced ‘Magnetica’ album is “Duvid...

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    Muevelo Negro / Ñanguita

    A new Quantic record is always a cause for excitement among the intrepid followers of dance music’s worl...

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    ‘Magnetica’ is the first studio album from Quantic under his main solo moniker since ‘An Announcement ...

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    Entre Rejas

    One-off collaboration between Quantic and the Grammy nominated Chilean MC and singer Anita Tijoux Out 12th August, on 7...

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    Doo Wop (That Thing)

    The A-Side, as you will no doubt have clocked, is a cover of Lauryn Hill’s hit“Doo Wop (That Thing...

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  • I'd Cry

    The A-side on this single, and the inspiration for the unique teardrop vinyl design, is “I&rsq...

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    Sourced from a period when musicians effortlessly combined the swing of cumbia with the driving bass of salsa, Cartagena...

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    The Orignal Sound of Cumbia

    Boasting 55 tracks spread over two CDs and two triple LPs, 'The Original Sound of Cumbia' is Soundway’s definitive...

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    Punkero Sonidero 45 RPM

    The first single from Frente Cumbeiro's Mario Galeano and Will 'Quantic' Holland's new all-star Colombian band Ondatr&oa...

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    Conceived by Colombian musician Mario Galeano, the force behind the band Frente Cumbiero, and English producer Will...

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