iluvlive Leeds | 15th May 2017
OFF COLOUR | AINE ZION | SUB BLUE | NII | PARISS ELEKTRA
Pariss Elektra is an eccentric Neo Soul/ Future Soul musician from London currently living in Leeds. Her music is Soul orientated, with a large injection of Funk Rock. She shares her life learning’s with the world when she writes her songs and joins hearts with the world when she performs, truly setting the stage alight with her ever-glowing presence. Pariss has been busy writing and recording her début EP ready to be released in May 2017. Her performance is always electric accompanied by a soulful sound supporting lyrics that aim to please, ease and maybe take you deep down her emotional rabbit whole. This journey is always a memorable one, that of a truth seeker and way shower, Pariss Elektra is a true princess of her time.
Introducing singer/songwriter musician, Nii. He writes and performs his own music; his music varies from fiery pop tunes to a smooth alternative R&B sound. He has been playing in and around Leeds with supporting different acts and is now setting his own path a solo artist with music being released in later 2017.
SUB BLUE is a 19-year-old vocalist, musician and songwriter. His sound is best described as electronic soul, bearing the energy, angst and abandon of adolescence. The Liverpool based youngster is shaping a strong following, particularly around his live work, which has seen him perform at a number of music festivals and received support from BBC Radio 1Xtra and Beats 1.
SUB BLUE's debut EP, “Suburban View” is out in July.
It all started from a young age with North London’s emerging spoken word/singer/songwriter and producer, Aine Zion. She grew up listening to everything from Fela Kuti to Irish country artist Daniel O’Donnell. Different genres of music have always surrounded her from a tender age; she later found the love for UK and American hip hop, including one of her favourite artists, Erykah Badu. Fast forward a few years, she records an EP with longtime friend Stiks, called “The Imprint” the following year she is a major part of the creative process of Skepta’s iconic album “Blacklisted”.
As her journey continues she remains to perfect her craft and meets Emeli Sande along the way and is a part of her creative/management team for a number of years. Later on down the line she features on Emeli Sande single “Garden” which also feature Jay Electronica as is off her album LLTA. Aine has toured and performed at some of the world’s most iconic venues including The Barclay Centre in New York. 2017 is looking extremely exciting for Aine Zion she’s currently in the studio recording her debut project, which is due summer 17’.
Off Colour, singer/songwriter duo James and Antonio have been working on their sound for the past few years while they kept their fans engaged by releasing covers/medleys. They've since teamed up with 1/3 of WSTRN where they collaborated to make their last single "Mine" which peaked at no.4 in the iTunes chart, they've now recently released the 2nd single off their Forthcoming EP “Aureolin” which is due April 2017, they then hit the roads to tour with one of London's prestigious live music events, iluvlive.
Their own music has drawn comparisons to the likes of Ed Sheeran, Bastille and One Republic. Off Colour have already supported Bombay Bicycle Club on the live circuit, Fusion Festival and many others and with support from DJ Target at 1xtra and other mainstream dj’s along with various online platforms, the future looks bright with the release of their forthcoming EP.