Here’s another article from our friends over at BSMT on Wilkinson as he shares his experience with his new new personal label. If you don’t know who Wilkinson is, check him out on our article here – https://tracerdnb.com/2022/09/17/wilkinson-dj/
Dance music famous person Wilkinson has joined forces with UK singer-songwriter iiola on new observe ‘Shut Your Eyes’, out on his personal Sleepless Music label.
A cinematic dancefloor creation, ‘Shut Your Eyes’ is characterised by fluttering synths, rousing breakbeats and iiola’s enchanting vocals. Wilkinson’s first launch of the brand new 12 months, it follows acclaimed releases ‘Used To This’, ‘Frontline’, ‘Preserve Dancing’ and the latest Infantile Gambino-sampling ‘If You Need It’. All 5 tracks will function on his forthcoming third solo album Cognition, out sixth February and obtainable for pre-order now. He may also carry out reside at a sold-out Brixton Academy on twenty sixth February.
A sometimes prolific 2021 noticed Wilkinson remix worldwide digital lynchpin Diplo and fellow D&B titan Sub Focus, plus a visit to New Zealand the place he turned the quickest digital act to promote out a tour within the nation’s historical past. Additional headline performances at Return II Dance, BBC Radio 1 Dance Weekend and a particular efficiency on the The British Grand Prix at Silverstone for McLaren are however just a few moments of be aware in what has been one other whirlwind 12 months for the legendary DJ and producer.
One of the crucial recognisable names from the world of D&B, Wilkinson has offered out Brixton Academy twice, amassed half a billion streams throughout his again catalogue, labored with artists reminiscent of Naughty Boy, Laura Mvula, Wretch 32, Jem Cooke and Karen Harding, and even scored a platinum UK ‘High 10’ hit with 2013 smash single ‘Afterglow’ that includes Becky Hill. He’s additionally the #1 D&B artist on this planet this 12 months when it comes to each streaming and ticket gross sales.
Drawing assist from BBC Introducing, iiola began writing and producing songs on the age of 13. She later went on to review Songwriting at BIMM in Bristol earlier than heading for London, the place her music profession continues to go from power to power. Extra not too long ago she linked up with Doncaster dance favorite Franky Wah on single ‘Deliver Me Again To You’.
‘Shut Your Eyes’ sees Wilkinson start the brand new 12 months with the identical invigorating vitality wherein he completed the final.
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