OUR FEATURED SINGLE, ‘END OF THE OCEAN’ BY MADDHATR, IS OUT NOW AND AVAILABLE TO STREAM ON ALL MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORMS
The track has been used as the opener of David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, season 5 which aired on National Geographic and The Cooking Channel and is now available in the USA to stream anytime on the @journynow app. The single was produced by Patrick Bodi who is one of Toronto’s “hottest up and coming young producers”; working with the likes of Chris Brown, Young Thug, Gunna, Lil Duke, SAFE, Tay Money and BEGE.
‘End of the Ocean’ lasts three minutes and sits at a steady 64bpm. The track commences with a six second introduction that sets the tone for the vocal line. The vocal color is clean and emotive; seamlessly synchronising with the uplifting vibe of the instrumental accompaniment. The subtle inclusion of a harmonised backing vocal adds a depth to the overall sound without detracting from the prominence of the main melody.
The catchy piano progression, rhythmic beat and stylistic synth layers provide the perfect platform for the vocal line. The beat systematically drops out of the mix, check out 1:52 to 2:07, delivering just the right amount of dynamic diversity to ensure that ‘End of the Ocean’ is engaging from start to finish. By the time this single draws to a close, you’ll find yourself humming along with the catchy hook and in need of hitting that repeat button for another listen.
From the well balanced production and creative instrumentation, to the impressive vocal performances, fans of maddhatr, as well as those who appreciate new and creative music, will definitely want to hear this single. Make sure you follow maddhatr on social media to keep up to date with upcoming releases and performances!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
maddhatr, also known as Alex Galli, is a rising artist who burst onto the streaming scene in 2020. The Toronto based singer, songwriter and producer has always had an affinity for making music; channeling his natural talent into “telling [his] stories, bending genres and creating new vibes”. The name maddhatr is derived from the Lewis Carroll character in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland who describes himself as “under no obligation to make sense to anyone”. Although he receives creative inspiration from a number of styles, maddhatr combines a variety of compositional elements to form his unique sound.
To date, maddhatr has four singles in his Spotify discography. Some of his most popular tracks include the likes of ‘End of the Ocean’, amassing almost one hundred and twenty-seven thousand streams, ‘Save You’, gathering over one hundred and seventeen thousand streams, and ‘We Get By On Love’, with over one hundred and ten thousand streams. With more than eighty-five thousand regular monthly listeners on Spotify alone, there is no denying the fact that maddhatr has developed a dedicated following of loyal fans.
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