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’.

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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.