Native Tongues with Yannika and guest Louis Ross
Written by Admin on June 17, 2021
This week on Native Tongues we check out new tracks from Poetik, Lisi, SWIDT, Kamahumble, Y$O, Alayna, Disciple Pati and DHEM.
We also chat to Louis Ross who came to Auckland all the way from Tauranga to hang out on the show and introduce his latest track ‘She Said’.
Featured Tracks and Artists:
do ya thing – Kamahumble
Dreams – Lisi
BOSSLANE. – Poetik, Flowz
Spinning Top – Alayna, Sango
Cotton Candy – Y$O
Louis Ross is a 24 year old producer and DJ from Tauranga, New Zealand. Louis gets his musical talents from his mother, who used to be an opera singer and his father, who taught him
how to play the guitar at just 7 years old. At 18, Louis began DJing and a few years later he stepped into the world of producing. As he continues to grow and develop as a DJ, writer,
producer and singer, Louis is constantly expanding the genres that he explores, bringing into his
music hints of House, Tropical House, Hip-Hop/RnB and DnB, as well as his own singing and instrumental talents as a guitar and drum player.
Cool Cat (feat. Will McClean) – Louis Ross
Crate Day (feat. Sunshine Ted & ZAP) – Louis Ross
She Said – Louis Ross
Rollin – DHEM
DHEM [DEM] IS A FRESH, NEW MUSIC PRODUCER BASED IN AUSTRALIA. TO DATE, HE HAS PRODUCED NUMEROUS UNRELEASED RECORDS AND IS WORKING ON CREATING A CATALOGUE OF TIMELESS, SOLO PROJECTS AND NEW COLLABORATIONS.
PRODUCED AND ARRANGED BY DHEM, ROLLIN FEATURES CEEFOE FROM UTAH, KENAI AND 1TAKEOCHO BOTH FROM LOS ANGELES.
‘ROLLIN’ IS A MELODIC SINGING RAP SONG WITH ECHOING GUITARS AND 808/TRAP PERCUSSIONS.
THE RAPPERS PROVIDE THEIR PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON THESE TOPICS BY SETTING THE SCENE ON LIFE’S TRIALS SUCH AS SUICIDE, LOSS AND DEPRESSION. IT IS ABOUT PERSEVERANCE AND MAINTAINING FAITH THROUGH PAIN AND THE LESSONS LEARNED FROM THESE EXPERIENCES.
Native Tongues is a one hour show of new music from local artists curated and hosted by Yannika. Big thanks to NZ On Air Music. Tune in live every Monday 3pm-4pm. Launched in late 2011, Native Tongues is a 1 hour show dedicated to uncovering the freshest in underground music from Aotearoa. From bedroom producers who are just starting out through to artists with multiple releases on international labels, Native Tongues showcases the true sound of the underground. Native Tongues highlights new music & new artists to the show each week, focusing more on emcees, beat makers, producers & electronic music.