About Mad Planet
Los Angeles, CA
Mad Planet is made up of Greg Gordon and Cooper Gillespie. Greg and Cooper formed Mad Planet in order to stretch in new directions different from their normal musical styles. Their music is about love and life. It's an eclectic mix of trip hop, rock, jazz and soundtrack music. Their sound is tied together by Cooper's alluring melodies.
Full of rhythm and poetry, Mad Planets debut album All Elephants assimilates their chief influences, Portishead, Massive Attack and the Cure while crystalizing their own unique use of beats and melodies. The record digs deep. It is a soulful exploration of loss and heartbreak. The album was written during the duos struggles with loss; breakups, mental illness and losing loved ones. All Elephants is a journey through the darkness of life. In the end the music emerges triumphant and joy for living is discovered in unsuspecting places.
"Look out Portishead, because LA based trip hop duo Mad Planet is hot on your heels with some fresh new ambient electronica, and we're getting excited".