Posts Tagged ‘Bel Heir’

March 13, 2016

I HEART MOOSIQ x SXSW

It’s mid March, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time for I Heart Moosiq to head out to Austin to take in one of the most intensive music weeks of the year. In the meantime, IHM writer and contributor Nick will be holding the fort back here in the Bay, channeling his immense passion for music through IHM while I’m away. 

For those of you also converging in Austin for SXSW, I Heart Moosiq is co-supporting an event on Wednesday night, March 16th, at the Speakeasy (Kabaret room), alongside Liberal Arts, Free Bike Valet, and Beating Lights. The official showcase, hosted by Los Angeles based tastemakers We Found New Music, features a spectacular lineup filled with IHM lauded talent. Come out and enjoy this diamond studded evening, and please do say hello! Showcase details below.

DATE:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
7:30pm to 2:00am

VENUE:
SPEAKEASY
(Kabaret Room)
412 Congress Ave
Austin, Texas 78701

ENTRY: Free with SXSW Badge/Wrist band. $10 for public entry.

RSVP here
SXSW Schedule here

SET TIMES:

8:00: Pr0files 
8:50: Bel Heir
9:40: Matt Woods
10:30: Oberhofer
11:20: Geographer
12:20: ASTR
1:20: EMI

Avec Sans and Paperwhite will also be DJing in between band sets. In other words, this is going to be one incredibly jam packed night of fabulous music.

Check out this year’s official The Independent Blogger’s Guide to SXSW for more on several of these acts, of whom yours truly had the pleasure of writing about for We Found New Music (Pr0files, Bel Heir, Matt Woods). I Heart Moosiq also wrote about XYLØ, Pastel Ghost, and Freedom Fry in the guide, which introduces 100 up and coming showcasing artists, many of which I hope to catch while I’m in Austin. 

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April 30, 2015
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Philadelphia based alt pop band Bel Heir’s indie gem Throw Me In The River gets a haunting, murky remix by mysterious Ouros. The enigmatic producer’s river is one dark, heaving, roiling waterfall of intoxicating sound. Future bass shimmers give the track plentiful luminous glimmers to light the path for its pitched, droopy vocals. Despite the ominous undertones, I find the remix spectacularly beautiful and sublime.

March 7, 2015
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I’ve gotten pretty dang used to enjoying superb remixes of Bay Area hip hop artist K.Flay’s music this past while, but it’s been some time since I’ve heard anything remixed by K.Flay. That changes today, thanks to this new remix of Philly alt pop act Bel Heir’s Fault Lines. The remix begins slick and muggy before K.Flay takes it into spectacularly woozy and spiked up territory. It’s an intoxicating experience, which K.Flay created while she, reportedly, was drinking a whole lot of coffee. Why can’t I make such sweet, sweet music when I’m hopped up on several cups of caffeine? 

September 11, 2014
https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/166055516/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

New Los Angeles artist ROZES catapults onto the scene with debut single Everything, which was produced Bel Heir & ARNOLD. Everything is a fantastic, powerful debut, driven by ROZES’ gorgeous, bewitching vocals and a catchy, R&B infused melody that carries plenty of thrilling but subdued darkness. It reminds me of a blend of Tove Lo and Melanie Martinez’ Dollhouse. I’m sure plenty of people are waiting to hear her next track.

September 11, 2014
https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/166055516/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

New Los Angeles artist ROZES catapults onto the scene with debut single Everything, which was produced Bel Heir & ARNOLD. Everything is a fantastic, powerful debut, driven by ROZES’ gorgeous, bewitching vocals and a catchy, R&B infused melody that carries plenty of thrilling but subdued darkness. It reminds me of a blend of Tove Lo and Melanie Martinez’ Dollhouse. I’m sure plenty of people are waiting to hear her next track.

August 8, 2014
https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/161818123/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

How odd. I could’ve sworn I’ve introduced Brooklyn crooner AYER before, but for the life of me, I can’t find my prior mention. Perhaps I did some horrid tagging. In anycase, the velvety voiced artist is back with a spectacularly sensual new one, Fight Your Fire, produced by ARNOLD & Bel Heir. It’s a simmering hot R&B slow jam full of some fantastic, bubbly synths and finely textured beats. Though moody, it’s also warm and bright. AYER is about to perform his debut show this Saturday, August 9, at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, alongsides Ghost Beach, DOM, and the Dreamers. If I were in New York, I’d probably be all up on that lineup.

July 10, 2014
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Ah, yes, new video alert, and a good chance to re-share Bel Heir’s sultry, simmering alt pop tune Kiss The Devil. I first stumbled upon this Philadelphia act earlier this year, and gleefully shared this song, along with a few other choice tunes, with much pleasure. Their brooding, gritty music tends to remind me some of The Neighbourhood’s music. Watch the new visualizer video for the track below (not sure if this means another official video will be coming along in the future). Also, revisit the wonderful remix by Just A Gent again, below the video.

July 10, 2014
http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/108593493/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

Ah, yes, new video alert, and a good chance to re-share Bel Heir’s sultry, simmering alt pop tune Kiss The Devil. I first stumbled upon this Philadelphia act earlier this year, and gleefully shared this song, along with a few other choice tunes, with much pleasure. Their brooding, gritty music tends to remind me some of The Neighbourhood’s music. Watch the new visualizer video for the track below (not sure if this means another official video will be coming along in the future). Also, revisit the wonderful remix by Just A Gent again, below the video.

March 20, 2014
http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137912475/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

Australia has another young rising star of a producer to root for, and his name is Just A Gent, aka Jacob Grant. Just A Gent has remixed a list of indie tunes that I love very much, and each time, the result has been a finely balanced, well composed EDM rendition. His latest is a dubstep remix of recently IHM featured Philly alt pop act Bel Heir’s Kiss The Devil. The drops are finely tuned, matching terrifically with the well tweaked song at the optimal moments. If any dubstep song could be sweepingly cinematic, it would have to be this Just A Gent remix. Just check out the fella’s dubstep rendition of American Authors’ Best Day Of My Life as well as his trap remix of The Chain Gang of 1974’s Sleepwalking below. Aside from the remixes, Just A Gent also creates some splendid original music. He promises a new one on the way soon, but we can tune into the beautiful, sparkling future trap track Love A Little More below. 

March 20, 2014
http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137912475/stream?client_id=3cQaPshpEeLqMsNFAUw1Q?plead=please-dont-download-this-or-our-lawyers-wont-let-us-host-audio

Australia has another young rising star of a producer to root for, and his name is Just A Gent, aka Jacob Grant. Just A Gent has remixed a list of indie tunes that I love very much, and each time, the result has been a finely balanced, well composed EDM rendition. His latest is a dubstep remix of recently IHM featured Philly alt pop act Bel Heir’s Kiss The Devil. The drops are finely tuned, matching terrifically with the well tweaked song at the optimal moments. If any dubstep song could be sweepingly cinematic, it would have to be this Just A Gent remix. Just check out the fella’s dubstep rendition of American Authors’ Best Day Of My Life as well as his trap remix of The Chain Gang of 1974’s Sleepwalking below. Aside from the remixes, Just A Gent also creates some splendid original music. He promises a new one on the way soon, but we can tune into the beautiful, sparkling future trap track Love A Little More below.