Music and aesthetics go directly hand in hand in an artist's identity is often something that takes years to decipher. That combination that is necessary for success is easily dismissed in the saturated world of electronic music, as many put their efforts into creating fleeting bangers. What sets an artist apart is the ability to make music which immediately correlates with a concept. Falling into line as one of these artists is Los Angeles based LIONE, who has gradually been picking up huge hype in the scene in the past year. With an impressive spot at EDC and a part of Martin Garrix's Stmped Records, LIONE's success can be attributed to his persistence and imaginative qualities. The producer has unveiled fantastical remixes of Purity Ring's "Body Ache" and Ember Island's "Where Are U Now" cover, grabbing the attention of hundreds of thousands of listeners. Even aside from his stunning releases, LIONE has carefully curated an aesthetic, wallowing in soft neon colours that blur the lines between our realities and fantasy. With a blissful sound tampered in sparkling 80's inspired synths and bittersweet melodies, LIONE's sound is bold and packed in contagious emotion.
Just a few days back, LIONE had finally unveiled to the world his first original tune titled "Leave this Place". The track completely surpasses expectations, using narrative to immerse audiences into an imaginative experience. The angelic vocals create an endearing atmosphere, full of warmth and revealing newfangled worlds through sound. Through his out of world sound, LIONE has the ability to create poignant melodies to tap into the sensitive corners of our minds. Upon just the first listen, listeners are left at awe of the prospect in which LIONE has constructed. In "Leave This Place", LIONE beautifully touches upon something childlike and vulnerable in juxtaposition to the desire to find peace in a chaotic reality.
"This song has an extremely special meaning and place in my heart. Getting to share it with u all feels like a dream. Thank u for being here with me. I luv u all <3." – LIONE