There is a special something about US-singer Alina Baraz that makes me return to her so often. She has a very calming timbre which suits the beats of Danish producer Galimatias perfectly, who worked with her on a lot of her songs, including ‘Drift’, in a collaborative effort.
They also just announced a new track with the name of ‘Urban Flora’, that is due to be released anytime soon. Good times!
Continue reading Alina Baraz – Drift
Jarreau Vandal just released this remix of Alina Baraz’ beautiful tune ‘Paradise’ that she produced in collaboration with Esta, like Jarreau Vandal signed to the notorious Soulection Label.
Alina herself is a soul singer based in Cleveland that connects the deep vocals of soul with electronic beats, a tempting connection recalling the likes of Bonobo that went exactly the other way around, freely implementing soul samples in their music.
This remix combines the forward moving trap-beat with her breathed but nonetheless strong vocals that are full of desire. Makes for a light-hearted, almost erotic tune. And I’m not even starting to speak about the beat drop at 0:43, just perfectly set. Continue reading Alina Baraz ft. Esta – Paradise (Jarreau Vandal Remix)