Baauer Searches the World for Samples

The man behind “Harlem Shake” has embarked on a worldwide search for unusual artists, rare instruments and sounds that will inspire his debut album. To shed light on the process, a new documentary from Red Bull TV titled “Searching for Sound” follows Baauer as he finds, records and transforms raw sounds into his distinctive style. Watch the trailer above and the full 26-minute documentary on November 6.
Also be sure to check out Baauer’s new track “One Touch VIP” featuring AlunaGeorge.
Related: Mark Ronson on How Sampling Transformed Music