Even though Soul Gem hasn’t released many solo-tracks the past years, Omar Elgarh has stayed busy writing and producing other projects, including the NME-favored hip hop act Pasha in which also secured Soul Gem three prestigious features. Joining in on Pasha’s live show, Soul Gem has already played festivals such as Kadetten, Øya and Skral, in addition to securing a nomination for “Live Act of the Year” at this year’s P3 Gull. Being inspired by some of the worlds biggest names in Pop music, Soul Gem focuses on unique productions and playful melodies. Including elements of funk, disco, folk and hip hop, Soul Gem has a diverse soundscape with a vintage feel.
Following up his summer release “Borderlines”, Soul Gem has decided to share another chilled out indie track written, performed and produced by himself.
With a vibrant warmth from start to finish, Soul Gem combines organic percussion, soothing vocals in a slow paced, minimalistic but grand soundscape. “Blossom” keeps the groves going through highs and lows, and even through some distinct vintage synth solos.
DJ & Music Producer Ilja Eriksson was born in Perm, Russia and raised in Sandviken, Sweden before locating to Oslo, Norway where he currently lives. Inspired by artists such as Tiesto, Madeon and Porter Robinson, his style has evolved into a great mix of electronic, prog-house and pop.
Back in 2017, ILYAA released his first single “Singularity”, which was co-written by Madden and 6AM, charted on Norway’s largest EDM radio station, NRKmp3 as well as being added to both New Music Friday Norway and New Music Friday Iceland on Spotify.
Already supported by big names such as Hardwell and Don Diablo, ILYAA’ also released official remixes for Seeb, Tobtok, Oliver Nelson & Liw Dawson. In the last years, ILYAA has been resident DJ at the biggest clubs in Oslo and working on perfecting the sound for his upcoming releases.
Now ILYAA is ready with his new release “Battery”, with Casey Cook. Combining a catchy electronic pop vibe, rythmic guitars and Casey Cooks breathtaking vocals, the single is a solid pop-track that can be compared to the works of EDM kings like Gryffin and Illenium.
After delivering sold performances across northern Europe as well as his first shows in the U.S., Pasha has turned heads with his explosive live performances.
As a result of standing out from his peers, Pasha was just nominated for “Live Act of the Year” at this year’s P3 Gull, airing live at NRK at the end of this month. Be sure to cast your vote at NRK P3’s website:
With five single releases playlisted on NRK P3 this year, expectations were high when JNS snnounced his new album “Blå”. Hosting names such as JR Writer, Onkl P, Larsiveli and Martin Hazy, Blå has already been highlighted by tastemakers such as 730, Natt&Dag, Christine Dancke to name a few.
Be sure to check out Blå via your streaming service!