Sunday Observer - - SCENE -

Remixing is a pre­ci­sion art on its own.

It comes with its own chal­lenges as a pro­ducer is put in a space where he is tested to the greater lim­its of his/her cre­ative side. This is when one has to use an al­ready ex­ist­ing idea and im­part a “newer” per­spec­tive to a song.

A good ex­am­ple would be trans­form­ing a song from one genre into an­other yet giv­ing it the same (if not greater) en­ergy.

Therein en­ters Slotta, per­haps an all too fa­mil­iar name in the Swazi house mu­sic scene of late. Just to track back a bit, fresh from par­tak-

This en­tailed five pro­duc­ers go­ing head-to-head by play­ing their beats and of course, judges en­sured that the mu­sic de­liv­ered was on point. Slotta went on to win this par­tic­u­lar com­pe­ti­tion but to quote him “mu­sic was the win­ner on this day”, sim­ply be­cause so much tal­ent was

Slotta was roped in along­side Kiko Navarro to remix a track called “Just Be” fea­tur­ing Bes on Vo­cals and some won­der­ful trum­pet play from Kafele Ban­dele. This re­lease is out and avail­able on trax­source as a promo and will of­fi­cially drop on Oc­to­ber 27.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Swaziland

© PressReader. All rights reserved.