Stream Lido’s emotive R&B-inspired five-track EP ‘I O U 1’

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Stream Lido’s emotive R&B-inspired five-track EP ‘I O U 1’Lido I O U 1

Lido releases his I O U 1 EP off Emmanuel de Buretel’s Because Music label. The Norwegian singer/songwriter and producer takes listeners on an R&B-tinged journey of emotion made from innovative electronic brushstrokes. Refined soul weighs heavy in each of the five tracks on the project, combining complex rhythms and murky ambiance with well-rounded vocal variety.

Lido teased the EP with a cryptic Instagram post back in July. He then spaced out three single releases from the EP: “3 Million,” “Corner Love” featuring Unge Ferrari, and “Outstanding.” Beyond the project’s leading singles, “Partake” is a new drop that stands out among the list of must-listens, as a melancholy Lido slows heartbeats and laments over distraught emotions. The song takes a turn halfway through, touting a story of resilience by its conclusion. Lido’s latest comes after a handful of productions for Chance The Rapper earlier this summer, and he will be will be supporting ZHU at Red Rocks Amphitheater in October.

NMF Roundup: Lido’s EP is a must-listen, Dzeko goes deep on bass house heater, The Glitch Mob bring rocking new League of Legends theme song + more

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NMF Roundup: Lido’s EP is a must-listen, Dzeko goes deep on bass house heater, The Glitch Mob bring rocking new League of Legends theme song + moreFalls Festival 2

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed.


The Magician casts his infectious house melodies on Michael Calfran’s “It’s Wrong,” featuring smooth vocals from Danny Dearden. A bouncing bassline dances with the melody, adding a groovy swing to the remix.

Russian DJ ARTY brings an effervescent light to “Perfect Strangers,” A Euro dance build falls into stuttering electro house. Big, bright synths are part of the lush atmosphere he’s built here, seemingly drawing inspiration from Avicii in his early works.

Timmy Trumpet and Maddix have teamed up to bring stadium-sized psytrance in “The Prophecy,” released off Hardwell‘s Revealed imprint. Middle Eastern vocals dance alongside big kicks and a hefty bassline, while on the verses, bright synths croon above a bed of casual drums, unaware of what’s to come next.

Dzeko teams up with Brazilian producer, Liu, to show off intimidating bass house with body-tingling bass and rhythm-bouncing vocal chops. The melody builds anticipation on “Don’t Stop,” which then drops listeners deep down low into a bass abyss.

Abby Diamond walks along filtered sultry synths, twinkling texture, and accompanying percussive elements in “Irrelevant.” The harmony wafts in the air or flows like water, with Diamond’s dynamic atmosphere personifying elements.

Armada Music has released “Antares,” a bright electro house festival thumper from the two Dutch brothers, DubVision. Inspiring melodies build and maintain anticipation while the kick drives.

Phantoms feature Vanessa Hudgens on their pop-inspired single, “Lay With Me.” Hudgens rides the groove, showing off her range and spirit-lifting hooks.

Anna Yvette gets retro on “Shooting Star,” with her vocals gliding along ’80s synths, old-school drums, and a sparkling atmosphere, while slowing the tempo down for breakdowns. “Shooting Star” also features a sick guitar solo during the bridge.

Lido has released his I O U 1 EP off Emmanuel de Buretel’s Because Music label. “Partake” stands out among the list of must-listens, as a melancholy Lido slows heartbeats and mourns over distraught emotions. The song takes a turn halfway through, touting a story of resiliency.

i_o builds flawlessly on “Feel You Now,” sliding the arrangement into melodic bliss that sounds like stars shimmering in the night. A pulsating bassline drives alongside the big kick rhythm.

League of Legends is known for collaborating with great artists and releasing fire tracks. This time around, they team up with The Glitch MobMako, and The Word Alive for their 2018 theme song, “Rise.” Notes of electronic rock give way to a bit of headbanging in a more pop avenue.

Secondcity delivers groovy funk house with soulful vocals on top in “Tomorrow’s World.” Chord progressions of keys build with sax sounds to create a must-listen for any disco lover.

DJ Doctor Boom delivers a remix pack of JoJo‘s “Oh Yes Oh Yes” off his Del Sol imprint based out of Tampa, Florida. Brian Busto’s stands out for its infectious percussive swing and contrast between gritty lows and scintillating highs.

Hanne Mjøen’s newest single might be called “Sounds Good To Me,” but in actuality it sounds good to everyone. The blossoming Norwegian singer has been signed to Warner — a sign of true talent — and is already capturing worldwide attention with infectious hits like the one above.

Adam Port and RÜFÜS DU SOL make for an enticing combination. The Keinemusik member put his simmering, hypnotic touch on the Australian trio’s original “Underwater,” which works extraordinarily well with the airy chords and feel-good vocals of the song’s first iteration.

Lido is at it again with another new syrupy smooth single, ‘Outstanding’

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Lido is at it again with another new syrupy smooth single, ‘Outstanding’Lido Outstanding Single

Lido has been slowly releasing singles since mid-summer, stoking fans’ anticipation with the lavish “3 Million” and the sublime slow burn of “Corner Love” along with a handful of tracks for Chance The Rapper earlier this year. Now the Norwegian star is back with a third track in his new era called “Outstanding.” The song fits snugly into the creative headspace the producer has been revealing, sitting perfectly alongside the previous two releases. Lido graced fans with an limited capacity acoustic EP listening party in Los Angeles on Friday night, so it’s a safe bet to anticipate a full body of work soon.

For now, it’s more than enough to just get lost in Lido’s latest offering. “Outstanding” follows close in the footsteps of “Corner Love,” never once rushed or in the hurry. The track instead shifts into high gears through layer after layer of lush chords and vocals. The artist’s voice cascades in waves over the plodding beat, at once uplifting and bittersweet. “You will be outstanding all on your own girl,” croons Lido over the syrupy synths. The song is another more minimal R&B-influenced cut that promises a fresh direction from the artist’s forthcoming EP.

Photo Credit: Michael Ray Vera Cruz Angeles

Check out Maye “No Promises,” and the producer behind it!

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Norwegian DJ/producer Maye hits us with his latest ‘No Promises,’ and takes the time to answer a few questions with us on how he got here, and where he’s going. Having his hands in many ventures through out the music business, from developing other acts, to building his own artist profile, this Scandinavian artist has

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Lido and Unge Ferrari put on experimental R&B clinic with ‘Corner Love’

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Lido and Unge Ferrari put on experimental R&B clinic with ‘Corner Love’Lido Corner Love Unge Ferrari

Lido has followed up his latest single “3 Million” with a spacious R&B slow burner called “Corner Love,” featuring fellow Norwegian Unge Ferrari. Like past songs by the multi-instrumentalist and producer, the track is a journey with multiple movements, beginning his own smoldering vocals that bring listeners into a mental lounge space. A bed of violins arrives out of nowhere for Ferrari to land for a raspy, auto-tuned verse. Lido returns for a soothing chorus before the strings explode into chaos, with a frantic vocal sample shouting above the fray.

The frenzy dies down for a final chapter with just Lido and a piano, which complete the song’s ethos with a tidy helping of lo-fi edits. “In a corner in the city there is someone like you,” sings the multi-talented artist, breaking the song’s ethos down to its purest and simplest form. As of yet, there’s no official news of on a second full length Lido album – but if this is the caliber of musical vision that fans can anticipate, it’s going to be more than worth the wait.

Chance The Rapper announces purchase of local news site ‘Chicagoist.com’ along with four Lido-produced new singles

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Chance The Rapper announces purchase of local news site ‘Chicagoist.com’ along with four Lido-produced new singlesChance The Rapper By Mike Lavin @thehomelesspimp

Chance The Rapper is having perhaps the most memorable summer of his career. One might even say the 25-year-old Chicago-born rhymer and activist is out here living his best life. He’s in the studio with his lifelong hero, Kanye West, working on a joint LP, he’s slated to headline the Special Olympics 50th anniversary event in his hometown, and now he’s even engaged to be married to his longtime significant other, Kirsten Corley. Amid a packed summer itinerary, rumors broke that a Chance record was imminent, and while the Same Drugs” rapper batted down early reports, he soon followed up with four fresh new singles, crafted courtesy of Norwegian beatsmith Lido.

Brand new cuts, “Wala Cam,” “65th & Ingleside,” and “Work Out” mark the first time Lido and Chance have reconnected since 2016’s Grammy-winning Coloring Book mixtape. The fourth new piece from Chano comes by way of “I Might Need Security,” in which the Windy City-native reveals he’s purchased local news site Chicagoist.com which has sat dormant since late 2017, when the outlet’s staffers voted to join the Writers Guild of America East. As a result, Joe Ricketts, billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and owner of the site, shut down Chicagoist as well as associated sites, Gothamist, LAist, and others. Now the local Chicago media outlet is relaunching in the hands of Chicago’s favorite son, and we’ve got four new singles to celebrate with.

Lido randomly deletes all posts leaving just an O and a U…but why?

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Lido randomly deletes all posts leaving just an O and a U…but why?Lido

It’s not everyday that an artist completely scraps all their posts on social media, but when they do it usually entails that something is on the way.

This is hopefully the case with Lido, as he has deleted everything on his Instagram, leaving only 2 posts that are pictures of an O and a U. To top it off he has also deleted his posts on Facebook and tweets off of Twitter and changed his pictures to an image that says “OU.”

Could this be the sneaky announcement of an album…or is it something else? We will just have to keep watching to find out.

 

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Hoodboi’s remix of Lido’s ‘Stay With Me’ is a wavy, blissful ocean

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Hoodboi’s remix of Lido’s ‘Stay With Me’ is a wavy, blissful oceanHoodboi Lido 1

Fool’s Gold affiliate, Hoodboi, has served up a smooth-and-silky downtempo remix of his longtime collaborator Lido‘s “Stay With Me,” featuring J’von, from Lido’s 2018 LP, Spacesuit. The two producers’ partnership dates back to 2014, when Hoodboi appeared on the official remix album of Lido’s I Love You EP. They rendezvoused for “Palm Reader” not long after — a decisive breakthrough track for both parties. Sharing an affinity for light, airy aesthetic with deeply nuanced sampling and production skills, it’s not terribly difficult to see why Hoodboi was tempted to transform another Lido production.

In standard Hoodboi fashion, the remix takes the original track’s simple and with seamless splendor introduces his reverb-heavy saxophone-laced translation. The wavy rendition nixes most of J’von’s vocoded vocals, filling the void with intricately-layered instrumentation and a clapping beat.

Lido unveils stunning reimagining of Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s ‘Kids See Ghosts’

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Throughout his career, Lido has proven himself to be among the most forward-thinking producers around. From his heartfelt debut album, Everything, to his high-energy, career-boosting Soundcloud singles, his unique blend of soul, electronic production, and songwriting prowess has kept everyone intently waiting for his next release. For his latest project, the Norwegian producer has unveiled a seven-minute reimagining of Kanye West and Kid Cudi‘s critically acclaimed album, Kids See Ghosts.

Titled kidsloveghosts, the project is not Lido’s first attempt at creating something from a Kanye West album. In 2016, the artist released The Life of Peder, a similarly eclectic interpretation on West’s The Life of Pablo. Lido once again proves his masterful ear for production and remixing, seamlessly weaving the seven-track project into a comprehensive electronic composition. The piece jumps between stunningly vibrant low-end punches and acoustic, soulful ballads, assisted by Lido’s multi-instrumental talents. Available for free on his website, this is a must hear for Lido, Kid Cudi, and Kanye West fans around the world.

Lido and J’von team up on heartfelt ‘Spacesuit’ EP

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Forever pushing the boundaries of today’s music, Norwegian producer Lido has joined forces with Seattle rapper J’von for an innovative seven-track EP, Spacesuit.

Spacesuit kicks off by bringing in a third collaborator, Towkio, to express a love of shoes in aptly titled “Sneakerhead.” A quick-witted intro verse juxtaposed with a bright guitar line ushers in an easygoing tune that sets the stage for the following songs.

From there, the EP flows effortlessly, melding Lido and J’von’s styles through top-notch harmonies and heartfelt production. They tap other collaborators like Mulherin and Mayer Hawthorne, who also fit in effortlessly with the soulful, silky-smooth vibe of Spacesuit.