Mixmag and AKG have teamed as much as curate a creative-focused expertise, taking a roster of gifted artists to Allaire Studios in upstate New York, acknowledged as one of many world's best studios, for a three-day escape from the hustle and bustle to permit them full rest and focus with different like-minded creatives. From the studio weekend, Mixmag and AKG will probably be capturing unique content material and spotlighting the tales and inventive processes of Kidnap, Dena Amy, Moon Boots, Little Boots, Bright Lights and Kaleena Zanders.
Brooklyn native Moon Boots put apart a level from Princeton University to comply with his love of music, which he first present in piano and later in synthesizers. He adopted his instinct, which took him to the birthplace of home music, Chicago the place he started to flourish as a home producer with an addicting tackle uplifting sounds. He’s since returned again to Brooklyn to hone his sound, together with his debut album ‘First Landing’ and new releases out on Anjunadeep.
Dena Amy is the last word multi-hyphenate: an completed actress, dancer, singer, DJ and most not too long ago, a producer as effectively. No doubt a inventive thoughts by and thru, Dena is a chameleon of the humanities and is now zeroing in on her musical talents, taking her love of DJing and translating it to the studio for her latest unique, ‘Jol’.
Formerly referred to as Kidnap Kid, Kidnap is an uniquely gifted London producer who masters mixing highly effective, somber feelings with melodic home music. Constantly on tour, by some means, Kidnap finds time to helm his Birds That Fly imprint which launched in 2016 and has turn out to be a house for a rising discography of digital sounds from rising stars impressed by Kidnap’s personal meticulous manufacturing talents.
Singer, producer, musician and DJ Little Boots sits on over a decade of expertise pioneering a path by electro pop music. She has labored with Joe Goddard, Simian Mobile Disco, Maya Jane Coles and has toured the world as each a DJ and stay act. Her newest EP ‘Burn’ introduced collectively a robust class of feminine expertise and debuted at No. 1 within the UK, US and Canada.
Even for those who don’t know Bright Lights’ identify, you understand her work. Starting off as a songwriter for large pop acts like Justin Bieber (credit for ‘Somebody to Love’), Britney Spears, Usher, The Wanted, Ashley Tisdale and extra, she can be a prominently featured vocalist throughout many digital works like Porter Robinson’s ‘Language’, Hardwell’s ‘Never Say Goodbye’ and throughout ZEDD’s ‘Clarity’ album.
Los Angeles-based Kaleena Zanders is a drive of nature and a voice you possibly can’t assist however gravitate in direction of. She has been a go-to voice for digital acts like AC Slater, SNBRN, Morgan Page, Vindata and extra on tracks that often break the million mark on streaming platforms all over the world. Her tracks have been featured within the common online game NBA 2K17 and in a Super Bowl business for Toyota.
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