Blanke. The e is silent. In just 3 years, JP Orchison has taken the Blanke project from his native Australia to the World. Inking a deal with United Talent Agency, Blanke (in his first year of North American Touring) was booked to play on festivals like Paradiso, Global Dance, Hard Summer, Dancefestopia & EDC Las Vegas, a regular on lineups for Brands like Deadbeats and Brownies & Lemonade, and was selected as a support act for Illenium’s massive ‘Ascend’ Arena Tour in mid-late 2019 before kicking off 2020 with a 40+ date tour across North America as main support for Black Tiger Sex Machine. Named Break Out Artist of 2019 on Subreddit R/EDM’s best of 2019, Blanke has seen continuous support from various international Dance music media including Run The Trap (who named him on their ‘Australian artists to Watch’ list in 2018 + #7 on their Breakout Artists of 2018 ) YourEDM (named #3 on their top 40 artists to watch in 2019), Billboard Dance & Dancing Astronaut.
Blanke’s music has found itself on Labels like Astralwerks, Ultra, UKF, Dim Mak, Deadbeats & Ministry Of Sound. Blankes music has been Featured in mixes and radio shows by Diplo, NGHTMRE, Metrik, Seven Lions, Slander, Alison Wonderland, Noisia and Zeds Dead as well as landing in DJ Sets at festivals like Tomorrowland, Ultra Miami, EDC Las Vegas, Coachella, Splendour in The Grass, Shambala and Lost Lands thanks to the likes of Rezz, k?d, BTSM, Ekali, Kayzo, Grandtheft, Illenium, Steve Aoki, Peking Duk, Zeds Dead, GTA and more. Blanke’s standout Collaboration with global superstar REZZ ‘Mixed Signals’ has reached 3 Million plays on Spotify, was featured in Ultra Music Festival Miami’s recap video’s and played during the fireworks display at EDC Las Vegas in 2019.
His collaboration with Global Superstars Illenium and Bipolar Sunshine ‘Gorgeous’ is featured on Illenium’s Billboard Dance #2 charting Album Ascend, and EP’s Change & Decay + Change & Decay: The Fall on Deadbeats landing in official playlists on the platform with a reach in excess of 20 million listeners. After being named Triple J’s Unearthed Artist of the Week in November 2020, Blanke’s ‘Alchemy’ was added to High Rotation on the Australian station, peaking at 42 on Shazam and hitting the number 1 most played record in early January. Known as a prolific Remixer, Official mixes for Marshmello, Illenium, Seven Lions, Zeds Dead & Subtronics, RL Grime, SLANDER & Said The Sky, Crooked Colours, PNAU, Gryffin & many more have reached over 30 Million plays collectively on Spotify alone & found themselves in the Mint, Fresh Electronic, Happy Beats playlists along the way, with the PNAU Remix named as one of Billboard Dance’s Top Ten Remixes of 2018.