Porter Robinson has offered up the second single from his upcoming 2020 album, Nurture. Following up his January single, "Get Your Wish," is "something comforting," a song that apparently resulted from a trying time for the superstar producer.

As with "Get Your Wish," Robinson's latest endeavor includes his own vocals - this time both regular and pitched up. What follows is a section with one of memorable trademark synth melodies with a great deal of personal significance to him.

"I went through a pretty intense creative struggle and depression in the years 2015 and 2016," said Robinson in a video statement accompanying the release. "'something comforting' - I began it at what I would say was the peak of that struggle where I was trying for hundreds of hours a week to make something new, trying so many different ideas and just being unhappy with everything ... just at the absolute creative low point. I was really beginning to question whether or not I would ever be able to make music again, and that was a very, very scary thought to me."

During that time, Robinson said that he wrote the roughly one-minute instrumental hook that serves as the song's central motif. "That was the first thing that I knew I wanted to keep. I probably listened to it 10,000 times, maybe more..." he said.

Recommended Articles

songwriting songwriters

Songwriters Get Hit In the Wallet by Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora... Again

David Israelite, president and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association, said major streaming services "have proposed the lowest royalty rates in history."


Watch Ducks Feast to Make Beats In Experimental Project By Benn Jordan

A flock of ducks unknowingly delivered some serious heat while feeding from aluminum troughs.

jon hopkins

Jon Hopkins' New Album Is Strategically Designed to Last the Length of a Ketamine Trip

Hopkins is one of the music industry's foremost proponents of psychedelic therapy.

Robinson still has yet to announce the release date for Nurture at the time of writing.


Facebook: facebook.com/porterrobinsonmusic
Twitter: twitter.com/porterrobinson
Instagram: instagram.com/porterrobinson
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/porter-robinson


Porter Robinson

Porter Robinson Drops Stunning Visuals for "Something Comforting"

It’s the music video for the second single off his upcoming album.

Porter Robinson with blonde hair standing in a grassy meadow.

Porter Robinson Announces New Single, "something comforting," Coming Tomorrow

Porter Robinson shared the news that the follow-up to "Get Your Wish" will release on Tuesday.

A color photo of DJ/producer Porter Robinson during a performance courtesy of Rukes.

Celebrate Porter Robinson's Birthday With 5 of His Most Memorable Moments

To celebrate Porter Robinson's birthday, we're reliving some of his biggest moments thus far.

DJ/producer Porter Robinson with his hand extended during a performance.

Porter Robinson to Open at His Own Festival so Fans will See Other Sets

Porter Robinson wants his fans to get to Second Sky Festival early.


Rezz Releases Long-Awaited Remix of Porter Robinson's "Divinity"

Porter Robinson's 2014 single got the Rezz treatment.

Porter Robinson

Pixels Meet Playlists In Porter Robinson's Curated Spotify Gaming Playlist

Immerse yourself in Porter's carefully curated "Gaming Together: Porter Robinson" selections.

A color photo of DJ/producer Porter Robinson during a performance courtesy of Rukes.

Day Two of Porter Robinson's Second Sky Festival Sells Out Within Minutes

Porter Robinson underestimated the size of his fan base.