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 present to you an impressive lineup of artists including Roberto Capuano, Meirlin, Laidback Luke, Gamma Intel, Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
Music From Around The World Episode 84: Transcription
Intro: 00:00 to 0:15
Mason Paine here and this is episode 84 of Music From Around The World. In this episode I will be featuring music from: Roberto Capuano, Meirlin, Laidback Luke, Gamma Intel, Vinyl’s From The Past and Music News.
Roberto Capuano: Start – 0:16 and End -7:46
Up first is Roberto Capuano. Roberto is an Italian techno DJ and producer, known for his high-energy productions, and deep basslines. Roberto’s music career started at a young age when he started training in classical piano and learning to play the guitar. He discovered electronic music in his teenage years and eventually focused on techno. Capuano is considered one of the most exciting techno artists in the scene today. Here is a listen to his latest track “Dice Roll”.
“Dice Roll” is out now via Truesoul records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. Roberto has solidified himself as an energetic force in the techno scene. With a string of EP’s, singles and collaborations with Markantonio, Joseph Capariati and Luigi Madonna. He also has an impressive track record of performing at some of the biggest festivals around the globe. His releases have appeared on labels such as Drumcode, Second State and Suara. For the latest on Roberto’s upcoming projects visit: Instagram.com/robertocapuanodj; thats .instagram.com/R-O-B-E-R-T-O-C-A-P-U-A-N-O–D-J
Meirlin: Start – 7:47 and End – 14:04
From the age of three, Meirlin has been on a musical journey that has taken her from Tokyo to California. In 2014, with a desire to continue developing her music production and mixing career, she took the plunge and moved West. Merilin’s talent of crafting an energizing mix of Trap, Future Bass, Dubstep and House music is awe-inspiring. The way she seamlessly weaves all these genres together is a testament to her unparalleled artistic skill. Here is a listen to her latest track “Music For Me”.
“Music For Me” is out now via Ensis Records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. Merilin’s accomplishments have given her the opportunity to perform alongside some of the most renowned names in the music industry including DallasK, DJ Carisma, Che’nelle, and Cy Kosis. For the latest on Meirlin’s projects visit: Instagram.com/meirlin_music; thats Instagram.com/M-E-I-R-L-I-N UNDERSCORE M-U-S-I-C.
Vinyl’s From The Past: Phuture -14:05 to 27:06
We are taking a brief break, for our limited run series Vinyls From The Past. Here we discuss the pioneers that were influential in shaping EDM to what it is today. In this latest segment we are featuring Chicago Group, Phuture. Formed in 1985, Phuture’s members were – Earl “Spanky” Smith Jr, Nathaniel Pierre Jones aka DJ Pierre and Herbert “Herb J” Jackson. Together they crafted a unique style of music which would later be known as acid house. The groups defining release was “Acid Tracks”. Take a listen to it here.
“Acid Tracks” by Phuture was released in 1987 and was considered the first acid house record. Phuture was instrumental in launching acid house music and transforming it from an underground sound to a mainstream movement during the late 1980s and early 1990s. That’s it for this vinyl’s from the past.
Laidback Luke: Start – 27:08 and End -32:57
Is Dutch DJ and Producer, Laidback Luke. Throughout his career, he has produced a slew of iconic songs like “Rocking with the Best,” “Break the House Down,” and “Turbulence.” ; that have become EDM anthems. Here is a listen to his latest track: “Could You Be The One (feat. Katy Alex)”
“Could You Be The One (feat. Katy Alex)” is out now via Mixmash Records and it’s available on all streaming platforms. In addition to his role as a DJ and Producer, one may be surprised to learn that Luke’s other passion is teaching. He has published books and offered multiple courses on DJing and music production; which makes him one of the most respected educators in the EDM community. For the latest on Laidback Luke’s projects visit: Laidbackluke.com; that’s L-A-I-D-B-A-C-K-L-U-K-E DOT COM
News Break 2: 32:58 to 34:00
We are going to take a brief break for some music news.
Tik Tok is running tests in Australia to restrict user’s capacity to add music to their clips. Tik Tok wants to leverage a dollar value on the use of music and use the results from this test to leverage it with music publishers. Byte Dance; Tik Tok’s parent company has been trying to negotiate lower payments on music but publishers have not budged. So now Tik Tok wants to prove that music is not as crucial as music publishers think.
In our final story, on May 12th, Columbia Records will be releasing a special 10 year anniversary edition of Daft Punk’s last studio album, Random Access Memories. This edition is guaranteed to provide fans with an exclusive listening experience; 35 minutes of unheard demos, outtakes and never before heard music. This time around the album will sound different because they will be releasing in Atmos; which is an immersive surround sound format. For those that may not remember Random Access Memories had hits like “Get Lucky”, “Instant Crush” and won multiple grammys.
That’s it for this music news break; now let’s get back to the music.
Gamma Intel: Start – 34:02 and End – 39:30
Hailing from the Bergpolder area of the Netherlands, Gamma Intel is an electronic DJ and producer; who is known for his unique approach to music. Drawing influence from a variety of genres, his music stands out with its heavy industrial sound featuring distorted synths, and pounding kicks. Here is a listen to his latest track “Trust”.
“Trust” is out now via Nerve Collect and it’s available on all streaming platforms. Visit Iinstagram.com/grammaintel for the latest on Gamma Intel projects; that’s Instagram.com/G-R-A-M-M-A-I-N-T-E-L.
Outro: 39:31 to 39:52
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