Welcome to Music Around The World. Each week we showcases a collection of artists and their music from different parts of the world. In this episode we are featuring: Inna, DJ Mes, Ewan Rill, Hannah Laing Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
Music From Around The World Episode 87 Transcript
Intro: 0:00 to 0:13
Mason Paine here and this is Music From Around The World, Episode 87. In this episode we are featuring artist the latest music from Inna, DJ Mes, Ewan Rill, Hannah Laing; Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
Inna: Start – 0:14 and End – 4:27
Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu is a Romanian Pop House, Singer and Songwriter that goes by Inna; which means “Fire” in Arabic. She picked this name because she wanted to convey her passion for music along with her fiery personality. Inna started her music career in college after she met the Romanian Trio, Play & Win. She has since had many hits like “Hot”, “Diggy Down”, “Ruleta” “Sun is Up” and more. Take a listen here to her latest track “We Should Get Lost”.
“We Should Get Lost” is out now via Global records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. “We Should Get Lost” is featured on her latest album, “Just Dance #DQH1”. This release celebrates the third season of her creative project, Dance Queen’s House; which is a project with Romanian songwriters, producers and Inna work on music together in a house while documenting their process. Episodes are available on Youtube. For the latest on INNA and her latest projects visit: Innaofficial.com; that’s I-N-N-A-O-F-F-I-C-I-A-L DOT COM
DJ Mes: Start – 4:28 and End – 12:01
Based out of Oakland, California is DJ and Producer Jason Sutton who goes by DJ Mes. He started DJing in 1994 and for over two and half decades he has been DJing and producing funky, soulful house music. Check out his latest track “Homage”.
“Homage” is out now via Guesthouse Music and its via all music platforms. Mes has released several albums and tracks with well known labels like Cajual, Defected and Guesthouse Music which he is the founder. For the latest releases from DJ Mes visit: Facebook.com/iamdjmes; that’s Facebook.com/I-A-M-D-J-M-E-S.
Vinyl’s From The Past: 12:02 to 16:57
We are going to take a brief break for Vinyl’s from the past. In this limited run segment I will be exploring the pioneers that have shaped and influenced the EDM we have today. In this episode we will cover British Pop Music group, Yazz & The Plastic Population.
Yazz and The Plastic Population was formed in the late 80’s by Yasmin Evans and electronic music duo Coldcut. Yazz was originally working as a backup singer for various artists; she was launching her solo career working with Producer duo Coldcut. Coldcut was working on a project and created a fictional band called The Plastic Population for a series of animated videos. This later evolved into Yazz performing with them at real shows and they eventually became a real group. One of the group’s biggest hits was released in 1988 called “The Only Way Is Up”. Take a listen to it here.
“The Only Way Is Up” has earned a place at the top of the charts in various countries such as Ireland, New Zealand and the UK. This dance-pop song featured elements of house and soul. Even today this song remains on the most popular dance anthems.
That’s it for Vinyl’s from the past, now let’s get back to more music.
Ewan Rill: Start – 17:00 and End – 23:39
In the last 10 years, Ewan Rill has become an influential figure in deep progressive house music. His impressive body of work consists of 1250 tracks that were released on 100 different labels around the globe. He is known for blending atmospheric melodies with energizing basslines, creating a unique and captivating sound. Check out his latest track “Amarant”.
“Amarant” is out now via Magic Room Records and it’s available on streaming platforms. Ewan continues to release new music and perform at festivals and shows around the world. Ewan is regarded for his contribution to both progressive house and techno scenes.
Australian Rapper, Songwriter and model Iggy Azalea recently sold her entire music catalog to a private equity group for eight figures. She recently revealed in an interview why so many artists are selling their catalog. According to her it’s because “ it saves a lot to pay tax once the figure” and “it gives you a larger amount to invest with , so your money is still rolling in without needing anyone to play the song”.
In other news
Calvin Harris revealed he would love to collaborate with Adele on a Disco Album. He said when he met Adel “she said she’d love to do a disco record one day”. According to Harris “I thought that would be class”. Now this may just be a dream because Calvin said he hasn’t heard from Adele since they first spoke about the idea.
That’s it for music news, now let’s get back to the music.
Hannah Laing: Start – 24:26 and End – 31:16
Scottish DJ and producer Hannah Laing got her start as a resident DJ in a Scottish bar in San Antonio at age 19. She later landed an Ibiza residency and has been mentored by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Carl Cox. DJs like Pete Tong and Annie Mac. Take a listen to her latest “Get Busy”.
“Get Busy” is out now via Trick Records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. Hannah is definitely one to watch in the UK House music scene. From techno to house, disco to funk, her energetic sets have earned her a name as an exciting young DJ and producer. Labels such as Tool room Records, Relief Records and Sola Records have all recognized the potential of her sound and released music from her. Visit Instagram.com/HannahLaingDJ; for the latest on Hannah’s releases and other projects. That’s Instagram.com/H-A-N-N-A-H-L-A-I-N-G-D-J
Outro: 31:16 to 31:40
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