Ari Joshua – Elon’s Musk feat. iLL Gates, Cory Cavazos

By 44faced on Feb 09, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Like a wax orchard of rainbow trees abundant with fruits of every imaginable kind, Ari Joshua’s producer chops are akin to a chameleon. Today, he presents us with “Elon’s Musk,” a fantastical voyage that merges the realms of synthwave and bass music with an almost ethereal touch. An almost classically influenced piece “Elon’s Musk” features the illustrious iLL Gates, the featured artist and a respected figure in the electronic music realm. Hailing from Canada and making a significant impact globally, iLL Gates is not just a producer but like Joshua he is also an educator, heading his Producer Dojo for over a decade now, his epic library has collaborations with the likes of Apashe, Clozee, Excision, and more, spanning genres from Electro House to IDM/Glitch. Also featured on “Elon’s Musk” are layers of ambient guitar from Ari Joshua, and the hauntingly beautiful cello of Cory Cavazos. The song is out on Music Factory Records.

“Elon’s Musk” is a collaborative masterpiece, nothing short of a symphonic odyssey blending GUITARI’s layered guitars and compositional expertise with iLL Gates’ on drums. The track seems to remind us of Tipper’s intricate style, a complex assembly of over 40 sound layers, including live guitar and cellos. This fusion creates a multi-dimensional soundscape, offering a unique auditory journey.

The track is a significant milestone for Ari Joshua, showcasing his evolution as an artist and his ability to transcend musical boundaries. Mixed to taste by Ari Joshua & iLL Gates, ‘Elon’s Musk’ will be the first release from Joshua available in spatial audio with an Atmos Mix by Alex Solano and masterful Surround and Stereo Mastering by Justin Gray. “Elon’s Musk” invites you to experience a tapestry of multiple layers of sound, including live guitars and cellos.

  • Mixed by Ari Joshua & iLL Gates
  • Atmos Mix by Alex Solano at Pro Mix
  • Surround Mastering by Justin Gray
  • Stereo Mastering by Justin Gray
  • Cello – Cory Cavazos
  • Guest Drums – iLL Gates
  • Art – Jay Coby Art

Artist Bio: Ari Joshua is Synthesizing Sonic Landscapes for the Soul. In the ever-evolving world of electronic dance music, where the beats per minute are as diverse as the artists themselves, Ari Joshua stands out as a beacon of innovation and heartfelt expression. With a background steeped in a rich tapestry of musical genres, Ari’s journey into the EDM sphere is not just a transition but a transformation, bringing depth, emotion, and a unique narrative to his works.

A multi-instrumentalist with roots in jazz, rock, and classical music, Ari Joshua has seamlessly woven these influences into all his productions, creating sounds that are both familiar and refreshingly new. His tracks are more than just music; they are stories told through strings, synths, and samples, each beat a heartbeat, each melody a memory.

Ari is known for his collaborative spirit, working with a myriad of artists across genres, further enriching his sound with diverse perspectives and sounds. This collaborative ethos extends to his performances, where he often shares the stage with other musicians, blurring the lines, offering audiences an immersive and unforgettable experience. He has worked with a list of notables too long to list, but to name a few; iLL Gates, KJ Sawka members of Trey Anastasio Band, MMW, REM, Pearl Jam, Mad Season, Pendulum, & More

Ari’s dedication to his craft is evident in his thoughtful approach to production and performance. Whether he’s in the studio meticulously layering tracks or on stage, engaging with every drop and transition, his passion for music and connection with his audience is palpable. His notes are not just played; they are felt, a journey through emotions, guided by his intuitive touch and technical prowess.

In an industry that thrives on constant change, Ari Joshua remains both a student and a teacher, ever-curious and always evolving. His music invites listeners to explore their own emotions, to find joy, solace, and inspiration within his sonic landscapes. For Ari, music is a dialogue, and through his creations, he speaks to the soul of the listener, inviting them into a world where every note matters, and every beat tells a story.

Not just making waves; shaping the future . For those who have had the pleasure of experiencing his music, be it through headphones or in a jazz club or on the dance floor, the message is clear: Ari Joshua is not just a name to watch; he is a name to remember, a soundtrack for the moments that define us.

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Dark Miles – Your Heart Is An Empty Street

By 44faced on Feb 09, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Dark Miles is an alternative rock band with influences from David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen and The Mission. It is dark, energetic and poetic music.

Dark Miles is the solo project of Pete Miles (a.k.a. Pedro Lima), former singer for the extinct high profile Portuguese rock band called MOSH. This solo project is focused on the singer’s influences from the 80s and 90s alternative rock and synth pop. It is a dark, energetic album, with a strong poetic side, reflecting on the singer’s personal experiences and views about the world.

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Jun Jun – Dark Clouds

By 44faced on Feb 08, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Jun Jun’s “Dark Clouds” is hip hop with late night chill vibes. Jun Jun is from the 717, the youngest of 4. 23 years old just looking to make a difference.

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Claudio Souza Mattos – You Make Me

By 44faced on Feb 08, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Check out the new uplifting melodic electronic dance track by Claudio Souza Mattos, “You Make Me.” Claudio Souza Mattos is a music producer and composer since 1991 working in pop, rock, and EDM.

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Yvan Guilini – Big Band Is Back In Town

By 44faced on Feb 07, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

“Big Band Is Back In Town” is an up-tempo jazz swing song by Yvan Guilini.

Game Records is releasing Yvan Guilini Big Band Is Back in Town. Yvan is best known for his worldwide hit song in the 1970s “Winter Memories.”

Yvan has composed and produced more than 150 songs, the genres include Jazz, Romantic, Tango and Bossa Nova

Game Records was formed in 1991 by Yvan’s daughter Carolina, the label had hit records with the Power Girl Band – Def Dames Dope, Lazerman, Snazzy and Euphrasia.

Yvan’s album Music Forever was supported by radio stations across Europe the tracks include Don’t Take My Dream Away, Happiness and Sunny Groove. The video for Fatamorgana, a dance track was playlisted on NBC, RTL, Ment TV, Eclipse TV, Showboat TV and XPTV 1.

His new single Big Band Is Back In Town is an up-tempo Jazz swing song available through Game Records and download sites.

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Zac Zhan – Fantasy Fantasy

By 44faced on Feb 07, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Dive into Zac Zhan’s “Fantasy Fantasy,” a bold fusion of alternative pop, hip-hop, and Future House. This track is a vibrant escape into a world of self-liberation and imaginative freedom, setting a tone of defiance and resilience. The song transitions from gritty hip-hop beats to the electrifying energy of Future House, creating an anthem for those who find strength in their personal fantasies. Embodying the joy of ultimate optimism, “Fantasy Fantasy” is an inspiring call to embrace the chaos of life fearlessly.

Zac Zhan, an analyst by day and a musical visionary by night. Based in Beijing and Toronto, he crafts alternative/dance pop that offers solace in the urban hustle. Influenced by 2010s icons like Lady Gaga, his music blends rebellion with serenity, creating anthems for tranquility amid chaos. Deeply personal, each track mirrors his quest for inner peace. Zac’s music is more than sound—it’s a journey to harmony in a bustling world.

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PannoBeats – Murder Symphony feat. Destruct

By 44faced on Feb 06, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

“Murder Symphony” by PannoBeats and featuring Destruct throws it back to the golden era of hip hop, where DJ Premier’s iconic boom bap beats laid the foundation for lyrical giants. Hailing from opposite sides of the world, Italian producer PannoBeats (now residing in London) and Brazilian emcee Destruct (based in L.A.) join forces to create a soundscape that’s both familiar and fresh.

Expect hard-hitting drums, dusty samples, and head-nodding bass lines that transport you straight to the streets. Destruct’s rhymes, delivered with raw energy and streetwise flow, paint vivid pictures and keep you locked in.

If you’re a fan of classic hip hop with a modern twist, this track is your jam. Get ready to turn up the volume and let the boom bap wash over you!

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Warren West – Before The Storm

By 44faced on Feb 05, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

A blue sky starts to become gray; the wind starts to blow; the trees start to dance as nature’s tune plays out across the sky. “Before The Storm” feels like that moment just before the first crack of thunder or bolt of lightning. From the start, Warren West takes you into the moment the sunny skies give way to the clouds and that first drop of moisture hits the earth. As you chill to the smooth yet exciting beat this calm before the storm plays out in a playful melody. You’ll feel the energy build up in this up-tempo jazzy gem. This new song will not leave you indifferent and will even make you want more.

About Warren West: 
Music is in my blood having been born into a family of musicians. My journey began at age 11, singing in the local church choir where my mother was the organist. My father sang bass with the Spiritualaires Gospel Quartet, recorded albums, and toured singing across the Midwest. Following in Dad’s footsteps, I and some of the fellas at church formed the Spiritualite Juniors named after my father’s group. We sang on famed Chicago radio station WVON AM 1450 which aired programs that featured youth in Chicago; at local banquets, and church services.

But that was just the beginning. Like my mother, I was hired as a church pianist. It was my first official gig and at an early age. Maturing into my teen years, I began playing in bands and writing my own songs. I played on my first studio recording as a teen. I played keyboards for a band called Arrival that recorded at Tanglewood Studios in Brookfield, IL. Two recordings were released “Four Star Day” and “Just won’t Happen Until It’s Time” both on Travelrama Records. These earlier years were a great start down the road I still travel today.

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Listen to This Musical Alchemy: Isabel Marcheselli’s Journey as a Singer-Songwriter in 4 Songs

By 44faced on Feb 04, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Isabel Marcheselli is a singer-songwriter originally from New York and an active musician in western Massachusetts. For years, she has been writing her own special blend of original music, ambient pop, and now offers arrangements of her emotional and lyrical melodies for the listening pleasure of others.

“Josefina” is a song by Isabel Marcheselli that originally first released in 2008 on her band’s self-titled album, Isabel and The Whispers. Here, it is provided in three different arrangements. The jazz arrangement is arranged and performed by jazz artist, Francisco Peragallo. The remix is a synth pop remake of the song. Finally, the string quartet arrangement is arranged for two violins, viola, and cello. “Dot to Dot” was also first released in 2008 on Isabel Marcheselli’s band’s self-titled album, Isabel and The Whispers, and here is released as a new digitally remastered version of the song.

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Alejandro Llovet Abascal – Classical Feelings

By 44faced on Feb 03, 2024 in Music - 0 Comments

Today marks a significant milestone in the world of classical music as Alejandro Llovet Abascal unveils his latest masterpiece, “Classical Feelings.” Composed, produced, and released in 2024, this album promises a complete rebirth of the most beloved classical sounds ever, delivering a captivating and timeless musical experience. “Classical Feelings” is not just an album; it’s a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of art to transcend challenging times. The compositions on this album showcase Llovet Abascal’s exceptional talent, as he effortlessly weaves together classical elements with his own unique touch, creating a symphony of emotions that resonates with listeners of all backgrounds.

Listeners can expect a captivating journey through time and emotion, as “Classical Feelings” takes them on a musical exploration that transcends boundaries. From the grandeur reminiscent of Beethoven to the delicate nuances of Mozart, Llovet Abascal’s compositions pay homage to the classical greats while adding a contemporary flair that sets his work apart.

“Classical Feelings” is now available on all major streaming platforms, inviting classical music enthusiasts and newcomers alike to experience the magic of Alejandro Llovet Abascal’s musical renaissance. Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of “Classical Feelings” and rediscover the joy of classical music in a fresh and enchanting light.

About Alejandro Llovet Abascal: Born in Mexico City in 1977, Alejandro Llovet Abascal’s musical journey began at an early age with piano and music studies at a renowned local academy. As a teenager, he received invaluable composition techniques and lessons from his piano teacher, shaping the foundation of his unique musical style. Despite pursuing a successful professional career in the realms of Business, Education, and Entrepreneurship, Llovet Abascal never abandoned his dream of creating classical music compositions.

The COVID-19 Pandemic provided him with a rare opportunity to immerse himself fully in his passion. With the time he needed, Llovet Abascal meticulously polished over two decades of work, culminating in the release of his first albums on streaming platforms in 2021. Inspired by the genius of legendary composers such as Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Puccini, Beethoven, Mozart, and Bach, “Classical Feelings” reflects the profound influence of these masters in Llovet Abascal’s artistic creations.

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