Based out of Norwich, UK, DJ/Producer Brett Ewels is best known by his stage name Louis La Roche. An incredible producer and remixer, “He meshes soft synth tones with captivating vocal hooks, chopped and screwed to perfection. He embodies an older sound refined with today’s present technology, to spice it up just enough to get you loose on the dance floor”
Heavy Duty is happy to announce the signing of artist, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, Gabe Goodman.
Gabe has worked with a wide range of artists such as Maggie Rogers, Del Water Gap, Field Medic, Anjimile, and Laura Elliott, including co-writing and producing Del Water Gap’s breakout hit “Ode to a Conversation Stuck In Your Throat”.
Listen to Gabe’s music here.
Heavy Duty is thrilled to announce that Kido Madiba has joined the roster!
DefJam Recordings Africa artist Kido Madiba is a multi talented brand. He dons the title of singer, songwriter and actor. Known for his energetic performances and enigmatic personality, his musical style is best described as sounds from home, a fusion of Afrobeats and with other genres, while still retaining the core essence of the Nigerian sound. Kido Madiba has an extended catalogue of over 200 written pieces. He constantly strives to redefine his sound and diversify his creative process to create music that appeals across borders.
Listen to Kido Madiba’s debut single, ‘Absence’ here.
Pitchfork’s Arielle Gordon has hailed the songwriter/producer’s sophomore LP as “one of the best little pop albums of the year” in her review of Janky Star.
Janky Star is out now via Harvest Records/True Panther.
Heavy Duty is thrilled to announce the signing of Brooklyn-based multi-hyphenate Grace Ives!
A talented singer, songwriter, and producer, Grace has quickly become an artist to watch in the indie pop space. Her left-field production style and honest songwriting has led to fruitful collaborations with producers like Justin Raisen on her single “Loose.” Her forthcoming album, Janky Star, is slated for release June 10th via True Panther/Harvest.
Listen to more here.