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ELLE SHIMADA RETURNS WITH GENRE-DEFYING SINGLE "ABOUT BLANK ____" FEATURING RARA ZULU


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Violinist, producer, curator, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist Elle Shimada is making waves in the music scene once again with her groundbreaking release "ABOUT BLANK ____."


Teaming up with the multi-talented vocalist Rara Zulu, Shimada presents a genre-defying composition that pushes the boundaries of electronic music. "ABOUT BLANK____" showcases Shimada's ability to craft captivating and emotionally charged soundscapes.


Born in Tokyo and based in Melbourne, Elle Shimada embarks on a bold exploration of sound and emotion in her latest release. "ABOUT BLANK ____" seamlessly blends elements of Drum n Bass, textured soundscapes, and emotive cinematic compositions. This unique fusion showcases Shimada's talent for creating captivating and genre-bending music that stands out in today's electronic scene.


The lyrics of "ABOUT BLANK ____," featuring the soulful vocals of Rara Zulu, delve into the journey of strong, independent women as they navigate their vulnerability and emotions. Shimada's delivery is raw and honest, providing listeners with a relatable and challenging experience. Her ability to capture the complexities of the human experience through music is a testament to her talent and artistry.


For Shimada, writing "About Blank ____" was a therapeutic process that allowed her to confront buried thoughts and emotions. Through this creative journey, she found peace and the ability to move forward with lightness and growth. The collaboration with Rara Zulu and Bella Waru, who contributed movement to the project, further enhances the raw and real nature of the composition.


As 2023 unfolds, Elle Shimada is set to make even more waves in the music industry. Her ability to cultivate dance-floor-activism through inclusive, honest, and raw music has resonated with audiences worldwide. With tour support for acclaimed artists like Alfa Mist, Liv.e, Obonjayar, and Flying Lotus, Shimada's rapid rise continues, solidifying her status as a rising talent to watch.


With her genre-defying sound and ability to capture human emotions, Shimada has established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the electronic music scene. As she continues to push boundaries and captivate audiences with her unique compositions, 2023 is shaping up to be another milestone year for this talented and rapidly rising artist.

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