Daily Discovery #49: Badflite & Frida Walala
What happens when you put two producers together and an incredible vocalist? An awesome collaboration. The mix of busy layered phrases with quieter breaks mesmerise you from the beginning.
The Void is a layered pop track produced by Badflite with powerful emotion-evoking vocals by Mexican Frida Walala. “Only in the silence” are the powerful words which open the track. The tone to her voice is one which stands out above everything else around. It’s sweet and innocent – yet the tone and her style is just striking. It’s like an innocent sweet girl being a bold extrovert. The thin production at the start allows us to experience these vocals for 45 seconds before the layers are built and the emotion grows – by that time we’re well on their side to enjoy the track.
The track naturally builds and falls throughout with the increasing and lessening of electronic layers. The production is brilliant. It mixes effects on Frida’s vocals with allowing her vocals to sit on their own, naturally exuding brilliance. Every time we get hit with these quieter breaks, it further highlights how awesome Frida’s vocals are. Totally cannot get enough.
Talking to Kick Kick Snare who premiered the track, Badflite said:
“To achieve love we must let go of all our illusions, drop all ‘properties’ that attach us to this material life, we must undress our masks to finally undress our souls. A naked soul released from the body will be free to find ‘The Void,’ the absolute silent, the nothingness, this apparent emptiness and solitude where true love is born. Silence is comprehension, the wise remains silent and silence is love, and this expression of love can be only experienced in another dimension where there’s no matter at all.”
Individually, they’re both quite active with releases. Just last week Frida Walala featured on a track with Flowers.
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And Badflite released three tracks two months ago with Anuka including this one:
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