Watch this electrifying drum cover of Porter Robinson & Madeon’s ‘Shelter’
There is a certain quality within the music of Porter Robinson and Madeon that inspires creative fans to offer up their own creative covers of the artists’ works. Take, for example, the fan-made recreation of the duo’s live mashup of “Easy” with “Pay No Mind.” Or, perhaps, the classical reinterpretation of Robinson’s Worlds hit, “Sad Machine.” Indeed, the number of fan-made recreations of Porter Robinson’s work alone is incredibly extensive. So extensive, in fact, that there could very well be more widely-circulated covers of the his original tracks on the Internet than there are Porter Robinson tracks to even cover.
The latest tribute to the two young producers’ work comes in the form of a rhythmic revitalization from drummer Matt McGuire. On his YouTube channel, McGuire has an extensive array of percussive reinterpretations of popular producers’ songs, ranging from Illenium’s remix of The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down,” to Skrillex and Rick Ross’s “Purple Lamborghini.” Through intricate hi-hat flutters and rapid-fire drum rolls, McGuire has complemented Porter Robinson and Madeon’s hit with an energy that successfully enlivens the original production, rather than overshadowing it.
Watch Matt McGuire’s “Shelter” drum cover below:
H/T: Reddit (r/porterrobinson)