New Track: Maytrix – Maydien

Combining hip-hop, neo-soul and future beats to make a fresh new hybrid soundscape, MAYDIEN  first joined the Roche Musique roster in 2017 with his first EP ‘Tea and Loveseats’. Now he’s back with a brand new track ‘Maytrix’, taken from his forthcoming EP baring the name same – due for release on 12th April 2019.

Having supported the likes of Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, Snoop Dogg and Anderson. Paak, MAYDIEN has gained support from the likes of BBC Radio 1Xtra, Soulection, HYPEBEAST, Crack Magazine & Mass Appeal.

This guy is effortlessly fly – CHECK-HIM-OUT BELOW:

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New Music Video: Darlin’ – Nambyar (ft. Full Crate)

Amsterdam-based R&B tunesmith and producer NAMBYAR is back with a new music video for single ‘Darlin’’, featuring experimental multi-genre music producer and Mad Decent-collaborator Full Crate.

Enhanced by a futuristic edge, ‘Darlin’ is a soothing R&B/soul number. Directed by his brother Kay Nambiar, the accompanied eerie/moody visuals sees the enigmatic artist delivering an intense and dramatic performance – including a dance routine shot in slow-motion.

‘Darlin’ follows the critically acclaimed singles: last year’s debut ‘Warm In The Winter’ was featured on Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’. His soulful vocals also gained praises from Hilly Dilly, 22 Tracks and MTV. The Hypebeast premiered ‘Once More’, has earned him features across key international tastemakers such as Music Radar, 1883 Magazine and Hhhhappy.

With expertly layered vocals and intimate lyrics along with a forward-thinking production, the latest offering could be the singer-songwriter’s most compelling release yet. …

Watch the video for single ‘Darlin’.

Song of the Day: Place – Mar

Championed by Jamz Supernova on BBC Radio 1Xtra for his collaboration with Full Crate on EP ‘A Woman’, MAR is now ready to assume centre stage status with this latest project entitled ‘Place’. Billowing, thick and heavy mood-scapes, ‘Place’ is the first release from his forthcoming EP, ‘Things Will Be’. The five-track EP is described as ‘a soundtrack to experience when one is alone’.

Hailing from Amsterdam, raised on a houseboat, surrounded by music from a young age, rhythm runs in this R&B artist’s blood. Mastering instruments under his late father’s watchful eye ,MAR’s sister and mother would sing whilst his father played the guitar and bass, all to the backing of budding artist’s percussions.

Citing his greatest musical influences as Bjork and Prince, MAR has seized the opportunities provided by this EP to evolve a fresh new approach to his sound. MAR‘s musical range has progressed from layered electronic to pop, distorted trap and rock music, via previous releases ‘Seeing Her Naked’, ‘Form’ and ‘When We Meet’.

‘Things Will Be’ EP will be out 23rd November…but for now, listen to this irresistible single.

Song of the Day: Opera – Adilson Evora

Dutch emcee ADILSON EVORA takes us behind the scenes of the entertainment industry with latest track, ‘Oprea’, stressing that all that glitters isn’t gold.

Throughout the three-and-a-half-minute track, Adilson not only spews his discontent with the industry standards but also shows respect to all the artists who remain true to themselves and true to their art while trying to “make it” in the music industry.

‘Opera’ taken from ADILSON EVORA’s debut album ‘Under The Bridge’ which will be released later this year…look out for that!

Song of the Day: Once More: Nambyar

Ahead of his performance at Pitch Festival this Saturday, new alt-R&B artist NAMBYAR unveiled gorgeous slow motion visuals for single ‘Once More’.

Melting sumptuous ambient synths, NAMBYAR surrounds his soulful vocals with tender and strikingly understated beats. His enigmatic and entrancing sound is aptly illustrated in the compelling video accompanying the new cut; where the singer’s confessional, intensely emotional and cinematic lyrics take center stage.

‘Once More’ is the follow-up to his debut track ‘Warm In The Winter’, which saw support from the likes of MTV. The track reached half a million streams within a month of release, making it onto Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ Playlist.

Born to a Fijian father and Dutch mother, NAMBYAR relocated to a small village just above Amsterdam to work on his own music for the last three years, honing his songwriting and production.

Initially inclined towards guitar-driven melodies and playing in a band, NAMBYAR’s current sound developed when he started writing songs on PolySix and Prophet analogue synthesizers in his own studio. The bold statement of an artist letting go of his past, ‘Once More’ was one of the first songs he wrote while holed up in the studio. This solitary time fed an uninhibited new musical focus.

With his live credentials already including a performance at this year’s Eurosonic festival, this newcomer has been making his mark on the European electronic circuit, with writing credits including Swedish pop singer Erik Rapp’s new single ‘Look Like Lovers’ and a live performance confirmed at Amsterdam’s Pitch Festival on 1st July, the talented artist is sure to make waves with ‘Once More’. Check out the video.