Welcome to Music Around The World. Each week we showcase a collection of artists and their music from different parts of the world. In this episode, we present to you an impressive lineup of artists including FISHER, Sébastien Léger, Benny Benassi, Stephan Jolk, KC Lights, Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
Music From Around The World Episode: 97 Transcription
Intro: 00:00 to 0:14This is Music From Around The World Episode 97. I’m your host Mason Vera Paine and in today’s episode we will be featuring music from FISHER, Sébastien Léger, Stephan Jolk. KC Lights, Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
FISHER: Start – 0:15 and End – 4:21
Based out of Australia, FISHER is a talented DJ and producer who specializes in house and techno music. His career began in 2012 when he teamed up with another DJ to form the duo Cut Snake. In 2017, FISHER went solo and released his first track “Ya Kidding” and since then has released multiple tracks that have made it to Billboard’s Hot Dance Electronic Songs Chart. Take a listen to his latest track “Take It Off”.
“Take It Off” is out now via Catch & Release records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. Before getting into music FISHER was a pro surfer in the world surfer league. Having been active in the music industry for more than a decade, FISHER shows no signs of slowing down. For the latest on FISHER’s releases and projects visit: Instagram.com/followthefishtv; that’s Instagram.com/F-O-L-L-O-W-T-H-E-F-I-S-H-T-V
Sébastien Léger: Start – 4:22 and End – 15:07
Achieving major success with his singles “Hypnotized”, “Aqualight” and “Hit Girl”, Sébastien Léger is a French House DJ and Producer who has gained recognition in the music world. Take a listen to his latest track “Blazing Ice”.
“Blazing Ice” is out now via Lost Miracle and it’s available on all streaming platforms. At the age of 14, Sebastien discovered his passion for music through turntables. Five years later, he decided to take it one step further and began producing music. As a producer he has remixed tracks for famous artists like Kylie Minogue, Justin Timberlake, Duran Duran, Groove Armada and Ali Love. Visit instagram.com/sebastien_leger for the latest on Sebastien upcoming projects. That’s Instagram.com/S-E-B-A-S-T-I-E-N UNDERSCORE L-E-G-E-R
Vinyl’s From The Past: 15:09 to 18:24
We are going to take a brief break for Vinyl’s From The Past. In this limited run series, I will be exploring the pioneers that have shaped and influenced the EDM we have today. In this episode I will be featuring Benny Benassi.
Benny Benassi is an Italian DJ and Producer whose career started in the 1980’s. He originally was part of a duo with his cousin Alle Benassi and they formed the Benassi Bros. They both started producing music in Milan gaining popularity. In 2002 Benny gained international recognition for his single “Satisfaction”. Take a listen to it now.
“Satisfaction” launched Benny Benassi on the international stage with its catchy hood, fusion of electro, house and techno and layered vocals. This combination of things made it the most influential track in EDM because it brough electro house centerstage.
That’s it for Vinyl’s from the past, now let’s get back to more music.
Stephan Jolk: Start –18:25 and End – 24:13
DJ and Producer, Stephan Jolk is a renowned Melodic Techno artist. His music is known for its unique combination of spiraling and emotionally charged melodies. Take a listen to his latest track “When the Lights Go Out”
“When the Lights Go Out” is out now via Watergate Records and its available on all streaming platforms. For the latest on Stephan and his projects visit: instagram.com/stephanjolk; that’s Instagram.com/S-T-E-P-H-A-N-J-O-L-K
Singer and songwriter Grimes has announced that people can use her vocals to generate an A.I “sung” Grimes single; in which she will receive an equal split of royalties. Grimes has entered into a partnership with TuneCore & CreateSafe to enable users to distribute collaborations with GrimesAI to major platforms.
In other news
Beatles legend Paul McCartney recently did an interview with BBC Radio 4 to discuss his upcoming book “Eyes of the Storm” as well as how AI has enabled him to work on the final Beatles project. During this interview Paul said that AI technology has been used to “extricate” John Lennon’s voice from a demo. Paul said this will be the Beatles last album and AI has helped finish it.
That’s it for music news; now let’s get back to the music.
KC Lights: Start – 25:00 and End – 31:41
Kerr Slaven is a Scottish DJ, Producer and songwriter that goes by the name KC Lights. He fell in love with Dance music at the age of 17 when he traveled to Ibiza. Later studied music at University of Aberdeen where he gained an interest in producing. In 2020 KC released his smash Hit “Girl” and then later another hit “Cold Light”. He is back in 2023 with his latest track “Better Times”. Take a listen here.
“Better Times” is out now via Toolroom and it’s available on all streaming platforms. For the latest on KC Lights upcoming appearances and musical projects visit: KCLightsOfficial.com; that;s K-C-L-I-G-H-T-S-O-F-F-I-C-I-A-L DOT COM
Outro: 31:42 to 32:05
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