'Fractals': Subtronics' debut album breaks Internet, EDM fans say 'K-pop Twitter shut up'
EDM artist Subtronics released his full-length debut album Fractals and sent Twitterati into a frenzy. Thanks to his ecstatic fanbase, #Fractals climbed up to the top of Twitter trends within hours of its release. The 29-year-old EDM artist previously dropped the lead album single 'Spacetime' in December 2021, which featured lyrics by NEVVE.
Subtronics, whose real name is Jesse Kardon, is a Philadelphia-based dubstep DJ and music producer. Prior to Fractals, he did several hit collaborations, some of which included 'Take Flight' with Sullivan King, 'Gravity' with SLANDER and JT Roach, and 'Another Level' with GRiZ. His first-ever album 'Fractals' offers 16 'mind-blowing' tracks including 'Spacetime', and has been dubbed a masterpiece by fans already. The album features creative artwork by Okan Uckun which has also garnered ample praise.
EDM Twitter exploded on January 13 as soon as Subtronics announced the release of his highly-anticipated debut album. If you're an EDM fan, you can listen to the album now on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Soundcloud, YouTube, Beatport, and Amazon Music. Meanwhile, we present some of the best reactions from fans that we came across on social media.
"NUMBER 1! So we’ll deserved. You put your soul into this album. Speechless. Infatuated. You did it. I’m so proud. #Fractals," a fan commented. Another tweeted, "On my second playthrough of #Fractals on my senns this time and wow he wasn't kidding about making headphone music during the pandemic."
A third fan noted, "I’ve only made it this far and I’m already calling it ALBUM OF THE F**KING YEAR #Fractals," while another wrote, "if anyone needs me for the next (tbd) plz don’t i can’t hear u #fractals #onyx."
"So insanely proud of @Subtronics!!! Go listen to #Fractals rn!!!," tweeted music artist Zia.
On my second playthrough of #Fractals on my senns this time and wow he wasn't kidding about making headphone music during the pandemic 😵💫🤘— BLIZZ'D (@BLIZZDmusic) January 14, 2022
Fans of Subtronics also clashed with K-pop fans on Twitter, as they took a dig at K-Pop Twitter after Fractals reached No 1 on the Trends list.
"#Fractals Number 2!!! Kpop Twitter SHUT UP," a fan initially tweeted. Another noted later, "Not #Fractals surpassing kpop yea edm twitter is powerful too."
"Fractals beat out k-pop! #Fractals," a third fan celebrated.
Not #Fractals surpassing kpop yea edm twitter is powerful too💅🏿— 爪卂匚Ҝ 🔜Ҝ卂ㄚ乙ㄖ (@mackwubz) January 14, 2022
Fractals beat out k-pop!#Fractals— 💟♓️📸Fractal Skies 🔜OkeeChobee👾☯️☮️ (@colarussology) January 14, 2022