Jack Chown is a producer and composer based in London who has recently worked behind the scenes for artists such as Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Tycho Jones and BIIANCO.
He’s now given birth to his own project: Kiskadee.
Taken from his upcoming ‘UP__DOWN EP‘, debut single ‘DOWN’ is a mesmerizing instrumental piece full of trippy vibes and gorgeous layers of sounds. Fans of Jamie XX and Bonobo shouldn’t miss it !
“The project began in early 2020 when I was gearing up for a creative trip to Iceland to collect sounds / visuals for this project. Covid hit and I was forced to rethink, instead reaching out to friends + musicians on social media; asking for them to send in voice-notes that reflected their experiences of lockdown and isolation.
I started flipping these sounds into beats and posted them onto instagram as I went. The instant feedback and back-and-forth from a growing community of fans/collaborators started to shape the sound of the project. After a while I set about cutting, combining and extending these posts into four tracks ready for release: the ‘UP__DOWN EP'” – He explains.
Sounds like: Jamie XX, Bonobo
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Living Indie has launched a contest for unsigned and up-and-coming indie and electronica music acts from across the UK.
The contest will invite bands and singers to generate support for their entries on social media, with the six finalists playing a live-streamed show on 7 September at London’s world-famous 100 Club. The winners will then get to play two sets at Monkey Week, Spain’s No 1 music industry festival, held in October in the beautiful coastal town of Puerto de Santa Maria.
From today, UK-based singers or bands can submit their entries of original material via Living Indie’s portal here. The artists will then have two weeks to build up the most votes using the hashtags #Living[plus band name] and #LivingIndie. The voting for the ultimate winner will take place entirely online, using footage from the final.
The final will be streamed live on Indietronica.org from one of London’s most iconic live music venues, the finalists will gain invaluable exposure along with a free, high-definition recording of them playing live. The winners will be playing in front of music-industry figures from across Europe, amid some of Spain’s most picturesque coastal surroundings.
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These guys want their faces to remain anonymous, but Indietronica has a feeling it wont last very long as things are about to kick off for One Bit.
One Bit is artist-producer duo, consisting on Jonty Howard and Joe Murphy.
Joining the likes of Disclosure and Will Heard, One Bit are the next big thing to come out of the UK garage electronica scene.
Watch and click for a free download of ‘Not About You’:
We can’t wait for the video…
Sounds like: Clean Bandit, Le Youth, SOHN, Will Heard
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