Rapid-rising violinist, producer, curator, DJ and multi-instrumentalist Elle Shimada drops brand new single.
Tokyo-born, Melbourne-based Elle Shimada showcases a bold exploration of sound and emotion within her latest release. Combining elements of Drum n Bass, textured soundscapes, and emotive cinematic compositions, “ABOUT BLANK ____” delivers a powerful and unique sound highlighting Shimada’s innate ability in crafting some of the most exciting, genre-bending music in today’s electronic scene.
The lyrics, featuring vocalist Rara Zulu, offer a raw and honest experience into the journey of strong, independent women as they deftly navigate their vulnerability and emotions. A subject matter that is both relatable and challenging, Shimada’s delivery is a strong testament to her unique ability in capturing human experience through music.
Shimada has fast become renowned for her captivating output, regularly combining thick layered string lines with heavy new-jazz influenced beats, making for emotive, cinematic and other-worldly atmospheres that wouldn’t be out of place on any international dancefloor. Already clocking a legendary HÖR Berlin mix last year, Shimada is set to garner huge interest over the rest of 2023 supporting heavyweight names such as Alfa Mist, Liv.e, Obonjayar and Flying Lotus.
Check out “ABOUT BLANK ____” below: