Aleksander Vinter is a Norwegian Producer, Dj, Musician, Singer who produces under the alias Savant and has previously produced under the aliases Vinter in Hollywood, Vinter in Vegas, and many more. His producing alias "Savant" comes from the rare syndrome of the same name, which he claims has given him prodigious musical abilities and has allowed him to produce songs at an incredibly fast rate. He has Aspergers Syndrome.
In his lifetime he has claimed to have made over 10,000 songs from Classical to Black Metal, Dubstep and everything in between. He was nominated for a Norwegian Grammy Award in 2009 for his first album called “Outbreak”. This was the catalyst.
Zion is the twelfth album by Norwegian electronic dance music producer Aleksander Vinter, and his tenth under the alias "Savant", and was released on 13 December 2014. Vinter describes ZION as, "a mix of Mideastern diddies and flurishes over urban and futuristic beats crafted by the mad scientist of the electronic music world."
Every now and then our ears are witness to something new, something it never expected. Usually it signifies the birth of a new genre of music, other times its the perfection of one. Sometimes if we are really lucky we will become a part of something bigger. At first listen, it is the impossible. After that, it is the realization of dreams. For EDM and beyond that something is SAVANT.
Aleksander debuted SAVANT in late 2011 with his album "Ninur" and has been on a rocket ship ever since that time. Showing lovers of EDM that there is much more to be done with the music that revelers have come to love. In 2012 he broke loose with four full albums starting with "Vario" in February, a Beatport #4 Top Release.
Then "Overworld" in June, a Beatport #1 Top Release. "ISM" followed shortly after that in September with a Beatport #1 Top Release. "Alchemist", another incredible album release in December crushed the Beatport charts by hitting the #1 spot for Dub-step, Drum and Bass, Electro-House, Indie Dance/Nu Disco and Overall.
As if that wasn´t enough he also released dozens of tracks to his fans via SoundCloud as "Mixtapes" and free EPs like "Mindmelt" and "Overkill". His hard work shattered expectations and imaginations. In 2013 he released his 7 track EP "Heart" where he dominated the charts at Beatport.com with #1 Overall, #1 Electro House, #1 D&B, #1 Glich-Hop genres. In July 2013 he released Cult to the same result. All around SAVANT had 47 tracks across all of the Beatport charts.
2013 will close with Orakel. A 21-track opus to his musical influences and his experiences from the dance floor during his Fall Alchemist tour. 2014 looks just as exciting and action packed with collaborations of EDM icons like BT and Infected Mushroom and a peppering of albums. Let the anticipation begin here and now for what’s next in EDM, dance music and more because SAVANT is just getting started.