Emerging vocalist Arula has teamed up with global bass music pioneer, David Starfire for a refreshing and spiritually rich single. Entitled “Keepsake,” David Starfire layers Arula’s ethereal vocals over Drumspyder’s hypnotic percussion, and world music virtuoso Jef Stott’s masterful Oud. A tightly woven vibrant tapestry of sonic textures is the end result.
A fantastic fusion
“Keepsake” delivers an electrifying and euphoric listening experience where Arula’s otherworldly vocals are the central focal point. Similarly, the track brilliantly fuses mystical rhythms and Eastern inspired beats. The seductively crafted song lures your bare feet to dance and rejoice in the earth. Also, to remember Mother Nature is our “Keepsake.” “Keepsake” is out now on independent electronic music emblem Amrita Recordings.
In their words
“We felt inspired to create a track that is both fun and evocative, as well as haunting and prayerful. ‘Keepsake’ is a call to action to be better stewards of the earth as well as a celebration to remember our capacity to create change. It’s an anthem to the earth that we feel celebrates the dualities of both the masculine and feminine archetypes.”David Starfire & Arula
David Starfire’s radiance
Named by BBC Radio as “One of the most brilliant world-fusion producers of our time,” David Starfire is a pioneer of the global bass genre. His unique sound has led him to share the stage with top artists including as direct support for Bassnectar and Skrillex. In 2013, Starfire’s “Ascend” album reached #7 on the iTunes World Music chart; he has also hit #1 twice for his remixes on Hype Machine. Over the last 14 years, David developed an impressive body of music releases composed of 4 albums, 8 EPs and a plethora of singles and remixes.
Awaken your mind to Arula
Arula is a singer-songwriter, electronic music producer, and embodied-movement guide. She views music & movement as sacred expressions of a universal language; a language that unites and empowers people from all backgrounds. Furthermore, as a musician and movement artist, she values expression as a path to awakening. Her songs are inspired by our collective narrative as well as her own personal journey of connecting deeper to one’s truest self.