Dzeko and Torres fans got a tropical treat last week, a cool, melodic song called “Liberty,” out now on Tiesto’s Freedom Music, but everyone had one question on their minds.
“Where is Torres?”
It’s a big moment for both of them, Dzeko in particular. He’s been touring and making music with his best friend for the past three years. They’ve done everything together, found success and grew their potential, and now, he’s got to go it alone – sort of.
“If Drake can put out two albums in a year and still put out singles – because that’s all people wanna hear is music – why cant DJs do that, too?” Dzeko asks. “A lot of them do, but I mean more consistently, all the time, no matter what.”
The goal is to release a new track every six to eight weeks, and with Dzeko at the forefront of the production, he can experiment with new styles, more vocals, more bpms. “Liberty” is the world’s first taste of Dzeko on his own. It’s just as sweeping and ultimately climactic as any Dzeko and Torres song fans admire, but it’s got a subtly to it, more emphasis on melodic horns and a front-facing groove with room for softer moments and playful percussion. It’s slightly tropical and certainly colorful, but in a way, it’s more grown up.
“It is sort of scary,” Dzeko says of stepping out on his own. “It’s a different, it’s change, but at the end of the day, this is what I’ve been trying to do forever.”
The pair now soak up its last moments as a duo, with a few shows lined up on the West Coast to finish up in January. After February of 2017, it’s a new world.