Niilas – “Ocelote” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hailing from Bergen, Norway, 18-year-old Peder Niilas, known as Niilas on stage, sounds like an experienced producer despite his youth. In his new single, “Ocelote,” he melds together soaring sounds reaching a gentle crest. “Ocelote” feels like you’ve walked into a calming zen garden of progressive trance. Niilas creates saccharine dance driven beats that slowly trickle down into each successive phrase. Listen below.