Taken from MALIKA’s debut EP, All You Never Knew, and produced by Snakehips and Maths Time Joy, “Put It On Me” fuses 90’s RnB with toned down future bass, for the ultimate feels. Influenced by the likes of R. Kelly, Mary J Blige, and Brandy, “Put It On Me” is modern soul, or future RnB, however you want to call it. Keep your eyes and ears out for the talented UK vocalist, with upcoming tracks by Sam Feldt, Bearcubs, Cadenza and ! Think Corinne Bailey Rae vocals layered over soulful electronic sounds, MALIKA is the truth.
Era Istrefi, that’s a name you’ll be hearing a lot soon, and if it’s not her name, get familiar with “Bonbon,” the hit record coming straight from Albania. Having grabbed every major label’s attention with her video and the 30 million people that have viewed it till date, shot somewhere in Kosovo, donning a pink fur jacket, and some candy lipstick, surrounded by snow, Era ultimately signed to Ultra/RCA, home to Kygo, and last year’s Billboard #1 “Cheerleader” by Omi.
When people think of cities to find Trance artists, Dallas and Minneapolis usually aren’t the first places that come to mind. However, Omair Mirza alongside Avari are here to change that with their track “Perfect Imperfection”. Omair Mirza brings in the almost nostalgic feeling chords, then dives straight into a hand-raising melody. Pair that with Avari’s vocals, which casts a beautiful and unwinding spell upon your soul, and you have an instant sensation. So amazing, that this track was recently supported by the one and only Markus Schulz in both his GDJB podcast and his Ultra ASOT set! A perfect Imperfection indeed.
Dublin-based producer Jay Pryor is light on information at the moment, but his recent releases have the eyes and ears of many turning towards his newfound sound. His recent remix of Digital Farm Animals’ “True” is no exception as he turns the original single into a piano and bass driven deep house gem. The young producer highlights the song’s deeper components, further enriching it with light-hearted percussion and a swirling piano flairs to bring this track to the forefront.