Magnus August Høiberg (born November 29, 1987), best known under the artist name Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian musician, producer, DJ and turntablist (representing Norway in the DMC World DJ Championships as DJ FINAL 2006–09). He appeared on the international electronic dance music scene in 2012, with remixes and edits of songs by Lana Del Rey, 2 Chainz, and Jeremih. His debut EP, Mirror Maru,released in October 2012, gained recognition from several other producers. His debut studio album is set to be released in 2016.
Cashmere Cat's debut EP Mirror Maru was released in October 2012 on the Belgian Pelican Fly label. Cashmere Cat's take on R&B, futuristic hip-hop and bass music gained support from electronic music notables such as Hudson Mohawke, Rustie and Gilles Peterson. The EP's title track, "Mirror Maru", was included on the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack in 2013.
In October 2012, Cashmere Cat's edit of 2 Chainz' "No Lie" was ranked by the influential VIBE music magazine as #1 on a list of "25 Awesome Genre-Benders of 2012". Benny Blanco invited him to Los Angeles in January 2013, to collaborate on studio production work and to give his first US concerts as Cashmere Cat.
In the summer of 2013, Høiberg moved from Norway to Manhattan. He currently works with Benny Blanco, Lido and artists like Jeremih, Miguel and Wiz Khalifa, and also does live performances at festivals and clubs in the United States, Europe and Australia. Cashmere Cat's Wedding Bells EP was released by the Glasgow-based LuckyMe label in February 2014.
Cashmere Cat appears as featured artist and producer on Ariana Grande's chart-topping 2014 album My Everything. He was also one of the opening acts on Ariana Grande's 2015 world tour The Honeymoon Tour. On March 2, 2015, Cashmere Cat released his next single "Adore", which features vocals from Ariana Grande, becoming their second collaboration. Cashmere Cat performed the song during The Honeymoon Tour.
The track "Wolves" from Kanye West's album The Life of Pablo is produced by Cashmere Cat and Sinjin Hawke. He also produced the track "Just Luv Me" for Britney Spears' ninth studio album, Glory (2016).
On February 28, 2016, Cashmere Cat confirmed that his debut album is on the way for 2016.
On August 26, 2016, Cashmere Cat released the first single off of his debut studio album, Wild Love, the title track "Wild Love", featuring The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights.
On September 30, 2016 Cashmere Cat, released his second single off of his debut studio album "Trust Nobody" featuring Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez, and after some weeks he released his third single "Throw Myself A Party" featuring Starrah 2 Chainz and Tory Lanez
- Wild Love (2016)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Taylor, Ben (November 5, 2012). "The Cashmere Cat EP – Perfect for Winter". Swide Magazine. http://www.swide.com/luxury-magazine/Faces/Music/cashmere-cat-and-the-mirror-maru-new-ep-introduction-and-review/2012/11/5.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Bromwich, Jonah (November 28, 2012). "Cashmere Cat: Mirror Maru". Pitchfork Media. http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/17408-mirror-maru/.
- ↑ Washington, Michael (October 3, 2012). "2 Chainz & Drake- No Lie (Cashmere Cat Edit)". LiveForTheFunk. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121025150248/http://www.liveforthefunk.com/recent/post/2-chainz-drake-no-lie-cashmere-cat-edit/.
- ↑ "Rustie – Essential Mix – BBC Radio 1 – 7th April 2012". Soundcloud. April 2012. http://soundcloud.com/rustie/essential-mix-bbc-radio-1.
- ↑ "GPWW presents Cashmere Cat". Gilles Peterson Worldwide. October 2013. http://www.gillespetersonworldwide.com/gpww-presents-cashmere-cat/.
- ↑ Polonsky, Sarah (October 16, 2012). "Editor's Pick: 25 Awesome Genre-Benders of 2012". VIBE Magazine. http://www.vibe.com/photo-gallery/editors-pick-25-awesome-genre-benders-2012.
- ↑ Ryce, Andrew (February 11, 2014). "Cashmere Cat: Wedding Bells". Resident Advisor. http://www.residentadvisor.net/review-view.aspx?id=14421.
- ↑ "CASHMERE CAT on Twitter". https://twitter.com/CASHMERECAT/status/704045922418708480?ref_src=twsrc%255Etfw.
- Cashmere Cat at SoundCloud