ART BODY: Video Premiere: Kelady – ‘Hayop’

‘Hayop’ is the thrilling debut from American-Pinay artist Kelady and multi-instrumentalist-producer Danyo. Difficult the up to date city sound by injecting a Los Angeles mix of cumbia, reggaeton, and favela funk with a candy late-night Manila deal with, ‘Hayop’, translated to beast, is a triumphant introduction to this up and coming artist. Stringing collectively a balanced concoction of sound and tradition, the only presents a singular perception into the inner struggles and ideas of an admirer, asking “anoangginagawa mo dito? halikadito, ano bang problema mo sabi ko? mahirapito / what are you doing right here? come right here, what’s your drawback? that is exhausting”. Full with a playfully vibrant, self-produced video accompanied by singer Lo, ‘Hayop’ will take listeners of M.I.A., Little Dragon, and SBTRKT without warning.

“’Hayop’ is a tune about letting your inner ideas collide with your self, whether or not this be eager for one thing, somebody or the self. Going again to how we began, we started with the medium itself –– dance music and what rhythm does to your physique. At that stage, the management it has [rhythm] was an final theme and it’s fairly wild. That’s the place “Hayop” arose from, participating with the sounds that hypnotize you. The music video is self-produced with a mix of selfie recordings and Danyo taking pictures me carry out. I directed, edited and animated it. We each have an curiosity in making a form of management over the picture and the way the enhancing interprets to the viewer.” ~ Kelady

“The phenomenon of hypnotic sounds in music actually hit me when I discovered my love for Sérgio Mendes and’s album Timeless (2006) which additionally displays artists producing an integration of tradition throughout music. We began ‘Hayop’ spontaneously and wrote it over a pair nights. Kelady isn’t fluent in Tagalog which made the writing course of more difficult and attention-grabbing to method, nevertheless it match with the thought of feeling caught between cultures. ‘Hayop’ provides a way of familiarity charged with one thing new like a tough chaser after a clean shot.” ~ Danyo

Stream, share, obtain “Hayop” right here


Pictures by Jon Pham 


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