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Total music posts:2,578 Total artist interviews:111

Neoclassical Pop Jazz World Music House Electronica Psychill Psytrance Techno Blogwave Rock Hip‑Hop

Total music posts:2,578
Total artist interviews:111

Tibe D’oro – X+x (Spotify)

“The slightly detuned piano sections give this track a real sense of nostalgia, a sense of yearning. One of those songs where the main theme will stick in your mind for days. A gentle tug at your heart strings, a trip down memory lane, haunting memories of a place & people you loved. The tune successfully invokes all of these feelings & more.”

-Nagamag.com

Tibe D’Oro is the place of desire the Viennese Duo, Fabian Sialia and Leonard Cuscoleca, creates the sound for. In their music and composition process, they try to create a world as they feel it could or ought to be. The compositions draw from recordings from an artist mansion in North London that became a shrine for the local music scene. Singer-songwriter Amy Yon (vocals), and trumpeters Ludwig Ascher (Drahthaus) and Johnny Woodham (Alfa Mist), play with utmost freedom to a singular tempo and tune. A treasure trove of recordings allowing endless assembling emerged. The result are the three pieces X+X=1 closely interlinked through repeating and transforming elements.

Together with the work of the Vienesse Painter, Philip Mueller (Artwork, Vision of Tobe D’Oro), the compositions merge with the painter's image world depicting scenes from Tibe D’Oro.

Released on Fox Lane Music 2020

Dede K Interview on Nagamag

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Nagamag:
Which are the genres that describe your music style better?

Dede K:
Afrobeat, Afropop, pop, afrohipop, reggae, dancehall


Nagamag:
Few words about your musical background and career?

Dede K:
Started music as Lil Bideo back in 2009 (while I was still in college). Had to drop music for some years to finish up my Bs.c education. In 2017, I returned to the musical world with a new stage name (Dede K aka De King Vibez). Music has always be part of me and I don’t see myself doing something else whilst I’m steady discovering new vibe.


Nagamag:
Do you remember your first connection of love to music that was the right impact to be a music artist now?

Dede K:
Not sure.. grew up listening to legends and tbh, I’m not sure when I actually had interest in music but I do remember when it was time for me to record my first track in 2009


Nagamag:
How would you describe the music that you typically create?

Dede K:
I’m a storyteller and my music cuts across many genres. Rhythm, Melodic & lyric-intensive. Every song is a story or a poem told through music.. even in my party songs, I still fix in some meaningful words


Nagamag:
Many artists listen to genres that they are not producing music for. Which track is your favorite that is NOT similar to yours?

Dede K:
Young M.a. "Kween"


Nagamag:
Of Course Nagamag would love to listen also which is the track from a similar artist you admire?

Dede K:
Bella Shurmda "World"

Discover & Listen to Dede K

Dede K on Spotify

Dede K's Signature Track

Dede K on Social Media

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LHĒON – I Hate The Way That I Love You (Spotify)

“-I Hate The Way That I Love You- was produced as very atmospheric, regarding the whole composition and its mood. There is a clear feeling that the author introduces her listener into a strong conceptual canvas. -Lhēon- vocals sound organically in the frame of the musical concept invented by her.”

“-I Hate The Way That I Love You- выдался весьма атмосферным, как по композиции в целом, так и по настроению. Создаётся явное ощущение, что автор вводит своего слушателя в сильное концептуальное полотно. Вокал -LHĒON- органично звучит в рамках придуманной автором музыкальной концепции.”

-Nagamag.com

Sweedish born, Melbourne based Neo-Soul singer-songwriter LHĒON has unveiled her brand new track, “I Hate The Way That I Love You”. Fiercely powerful, LHĒON is reaching new heights with her latest funk-tinged offering.

In striking contrast to her previous releases, the electrifying “I Hate The Way That I Love You” is jam packed with a stylish Motown inspired soundscape, topped off by the endlessly powerful and distinctive vocals of LHĒON. Written and produced by Lee Bradshaw, LHĒON brings her commanding presence to the expertly written track. Led by the constant drum beat, sassy hooks and a groove fuelled organ instrumentation, the vibrant anthemic nature of this offering has culminates in a punchy and exhilarating listen.

When asked about her new release LHĒON shared:

“IHTWILY is about the conflicting feelings of knowing someone is bad for you but still being unable to let go.”

Often compared to Adele, LHĒON’s unrelenting talent for conveying the most delicate of emotions in the most relatable yet aspirational way is what has helped her stand out. After the warm welcome to her debut EP, Full Disclosure Pt. I, and the release of the unforgettable “elique” and “pretend”, “I Hate The Way That I Love You” marks the beginning of a new sound with a new EP, Full Disclosure Pt. II.

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Denise Young – Moonlit Heart (Spotify)

“Classical diamond carefully selected for your best sound collection. Dominating piano melodies decorated with the silvery voice of Denise, spreading love and beauty in the air. Real talents can't be hidden, because they shine like bright stars in the dark sky.”

-Nagamag.com

Moonlit Heart is inspired by a Divine encounter on a moonlit beach in the early evening. Each listener may imagine a different experience for this musical story.

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Denise Young is a composer, pianist, producer, arranger, and music publisher on the record label, Dancing Horses Music. She lives in Southern California and 4th studio album was released released on 12/12/2019.

Denise grew up in the suburbs just outside St. Louis, Missouri. Playing by ear at age 4 and beginning formal lessons at age five, she started composing original music in her early teens. Denise holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy (a double major in music and psychology), and a Master of Arts. She composes original piano-centered instrumental music that combines a contemporary style with arrangements that often include bass, cello, violin, vocalizations, percussion, acoustic and classical guitar, English horn, clarinet, and other wind instruments. Her music can be heard on radio stations around the world and often plays on Balmorhea stations. Her musical influences include, Nils Frahm, Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer, Chopin, and Beethoven.

Her musical accomplishments include three studio albums of original music and original scores for three short films, two shown at the LA Short Film Festival and one full length documentary, Broadway Treasures (2019). Her music has earned two nominations for Best Piano Album by Zone Music Reporter, and one nomination for Best New Age album by Just Plain Folks. On the Zone Music Reporter top 100 radio airplay chart, her album Something You Dream Of… charted at number two, and her album Passionata charted at number three.

Chris Roe – Cliffs – Exclusive Track from the After Love Soundtrack | BFI (Video)

“Deeply moving, this soundtrack for ‘After Love’ by Chris Roe is all about the divine performance of cellist Alice Purton. Alice takes on the main theme, her part representing the motion of the waves. The score is brilliant in its simplicity, the supporting instruments and sound effects subtly adding to the coastal atmosphere. A wonderful piece of music.”

-Nagamag.com

The soundtrack to #AfterLove is out now featuring original score from award-winning composer Chris Roe.

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“Scoring After Love was a dream project for me, and was intensely collaborative from start to finish,” said Roe. “Aleem and I worked closely with sound designer Joakim Sundström to blend the score and soundtrack together, and I was lucky enough to work with phenomenal cellist and improviser Alice Purton to explore how the cello could mimic the sounds of the sea and build the entire score just from one instrument.”

Roe’s music for After Love won Best Original Score at the Les Arcs Film Festival. It follows Roe’s highly praised work on Armstrong, Spitfire and Children of the Snow Land – just three of his thirty screen credits since 2014.

The immensely moving feature debut from BAFTA-nominated director Aleem Khan, After Love premiered to great acclaim at the BFI London Film Festival in 2020 and was an official selection for Cannes Critics’ Week and the Telluride Film Festival.

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Chris Roe is an award winning Royal College of Music composer and the film ‘After Love’ was selected for Cannes Critics Week, BFI London Film Festival Telluride amongst several others and won Best Original Score at Les Arcs Film Festival.

Doppe & Kokke Interview on Nagamag

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Nagamag:
Which are the genres that describe your music style better?

Doppe & Kokke:
We are definitely in the area of house music, in particular tropical house, and EDM. But we don't want to limit ourselves. We have a couple of chillstep tracks on the way also. We love a good melody that you can go and whistle on for a long time after hearing the track.


Nagamag:
Few words about your musical background and career?

Doppe & Kokke:
We have always been interested in music but never taken the step to produce our own. Our original careers are in a very different area. At least once per year we go on a road trip around Europe and we prepare for weeks before to have the right playlists to set the mood in the car. The last year we have not been able to go on a trip, but we missed it and the good music, so we decided it was time to produce some of our own beats that we can listen to when the lockdown is over.


Nagamag:
Do you remember your first connection of love to music that was the right impact to be a music artist now?

Doppe & Kokke:
The last years from maybe where Avicii, Kygo and similar DJs started to breakthrough I think we found a genre that was more appealing for both of us. We have always liked electronic music, but adding a great singer and making awesome melodies talks to us.


Nagamag:
What is your next project?

Doppe & Kokke:
We have a few new tracks in the making, but we are not stressing them. Without revealing too much one of them we are especially fond of which is a kind of mix of tropical house and RNB beats. We are currently working with a great singer and when she is ready I believe we have the next hit song ready.


Nagamag:
Many artists listen to genres that they are not producing music for. Which track is your favorite that is NOT similar to yours?

Doppe & Kokke:
Doppe: Jan Hammer Kokke: Gary Moore Doppe: "Miami Vice Theme" Kokke: "The Loner"


Nagamag:
Of Course Nagamag would love to listen also which is the track from a similar artist you admire?

Doppe & Kokke:
Ehrling "Sthlm Sunset"

Discover & Listen to Doppe & Kokke

Doppe & Kokke on Spotify

Doppe & Kokke's Signature Track

Doppe & Kokke on Social Media

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U.V.P – Home (Spotify)

“‘Home is a richly melodic, light drum and bass track by U.V.P that delivers a deeply emotive message both lyrically and above all, via the velvety, seductive, husky vocals, that irresistibly draw you into the narrative. A very well produced pulsating song that is performed with graceful confidence.”

-Nagamag.com

U.V.P is an Independent Music Producer , Published music artist. Film,TV sound designer and composer hailing from the South West of England Now is the time for a new musical journey to begin...U.V.P is a creator of Electronic musical journeys

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Paul Cousins Interview on Nagamag

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Nagamag:
Which are the genres that describe your music style better?

Paul Cousins:
Ambient, Tape, Experimental


Nagamag:
Few words about your musical background and career?

Paul Cousins:
I'm a music producer and composer based in London. I create ambient and experimental music using reel-to-reel, tape loops, analog synthesizers and field recordings. My interest lies in the exploration of new sounds and creating soundtracks for emotions. Recently I've also been producing and collaborating with other artists, and working with brands to create sound for film.


Nagamag:
Do you remember your first connection of love to music that was the right impact to be a music artist now?

Paul Cousins:
After singing & playing bass in bands for a number of years I started to listen to a lot more instrumental music. I followed a trail of artists from Bowie to Eno to Tangerine Dream, which lead me to creating ambient music of my own. Once I got a few synths and started exploring sounds it became very freeing and I kind of fell in love with making music all over again.


Nagamag:
Do you have any upcoming releases?

Paul Cousins:
Yes, I have a live EP and an album planned for later on this year. It took a while to find the right direction to create an album, but once I found the right sonic palette it all fell into place. I'm looking forward to getting more music out there and sharing my explorations.


Nagamag:
Many artists listen to genres that they are not producing music for. Which track is your favorite that is NOT similar to yours?

Paul Cousins:
Sebastien Tellier "La ritournelle"


Nagamag:
Of Course Nagamag would love to listen also which is the track from a similar artist you admire?

Paul Cousins:
Jon Hassell "Last Night The Moon Came"

Discover & Listen to Paul Cousins

Paul Cousins on Spotify

Paul Cousins' Signature Track

Paul Cousins on Social Media

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Paul Cousins' Website

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Sheboshka – See-Saw by the Shore (Spotify)

“Lyrical jazz composition and carefully constructed leisurely narrative. Colourful harmony, melody and soft light background instrumentation. At such moments, you realize that this music is a product of its time and that today it is, more than ever, important and urgent.”

“Лирическая джазовая композиция, в которой бережно построено неторопливое повествование. Красочная гармония, нежная мелодия и лёгкая фоновая инструментовка. В такие моменты осознаёшь, что подобная музыка продукт своего времени и именно сегодня она как никогда важна и актуальна.”

-Nagamag.com

Sheboshka create haunting songs that cross the divide between jazz, folk, and alt-country, speaking of love, longing, and leaving.

LE BERRY – Jordi Forniés (Video)

“The bright, searing flames of emotion warm our cold souls when their half-closed door glides with this neoclassical work by -Jordi Forniés-. Inspiring piece, it helps to reflect on the most important things in life…”

“Яркое, обжигающее пламя эмоций согревает холодные души, когда в их полузакрытые двери словно прохладный ветерок скользит это неоклассическое произведение от -Jordi Forniés-. Вдохновляющая работа, помогает задуматься о самых важных в жизни вещах…”

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Artist shared few words with Nagamag behind this inspiration:

“My new single ‘Le Berry’ is out today, a piece that i composed in my piano just thinking about a special place I have in France. Sometimes a simple melody becomes strong enough to bring powerful emotions. Le Berry is describing a very special place that I will call home one day.” – Jordi Forniés

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