Esseks (Sam Eckstein) is a Brooklyn based producer and artist who creates emotionally driven electronic music and visual art. His music is influenced by a variety of styles from J Dilla inspired hip-hop beats, melodic bass, house and even blues and swing. The diverse elements of his music are tied together with Esseks’ subtle but instantly recognizable sonic landscape. Since the release of his first solo effort Hair and Nails in April 2012, Esseks has shared the stage with range of artists including Ott & The All-Seeing I, An-Ten-Nae, EXMAG, D.V.S*, Govinda, Branx, Skytree, Phutureprimitive and Space Jesus. He’s also had the pleasure of performing at Alex Grey’s Chapel of Sacred Mirrors and at The Hudson Project with Griz. His most recent album “The Profound Whatever” was released via Smokers Cough on July 22nd, 2014 and was featured on WhiteRaverRafting.com. Following his track with Space Jesus titled “Mom’s Spaghetti”, the two are crafting a yet untitled collaborative EP scheduled to be released by the end of Summer 2014.
"[Essek's] music is influenced by a variety of styles from J Dilla inspired hip-hop beats to heavy bass fueled dubstep to house and even blues and swing. The diverse elements of his music are tied together with Esseks’ signature basses and synths, creating a sound all his own."-- Lost In Sound