CADENZA82 / November 19, 2012
RISE OF ANGEL
‘Rise Of Angel’ is the brand new single from Luciano, and the first single to be taken from his forthcoming album, due in 2013. However, for the many thousands of dedicated music fans who have made the pilgrimage to Luciano’s hugely successful parties this Summer in Ibiza (the weekly Ushuaia sessions and Vagabundos at Pacha), or the many Cadenza parties around Europe and North America, ‘Rise Of Angel’ has already become the signature tune and musical hi-light in Luciano’s sets, making its release a highly anticipated moment for the Cadenza faithful.
Clocking in at over 15 minutes, ‘Rise Of Angel’ is an epic slice of modern electronic dance music, the simply Balearic, synth and piano driven hook gently builds and teases with cinematic intent, the light percussion and organic beats working the old Luciano magic, it’s no wonder that ‘Rise Of Angel’ has become one of the most talked about tracks of the Ibiza season this year.
For the remixes, Luciano has kept it in the family, enlisting the duties of fellow Cadenza artists Mirko Loko, UNER and Andrea Oliva to all lend their unique production styles to a solid set of reinterpretations. The vinyl 12″ is coupled with Mirko Loko’s pulsating robotic workout, adding a more beats driven take on Luciano’s original, and delving into the bass for a heavyweight techno flecked remix. And bolstering the digital package, UNER weighs in with a dubbed out, rolling drum version, using the vocal FX to support the groove whilst the pianos ride over the mix, and Andrea Oliva goes straight for the 4/4 jugular with a remix that builds solid tribal beats to a crescendo, adding a new dimension to the Original with a choice vocal section.
‘Rise Of Angel’ will be Luciano’s first release on his own Cadenza label since 2010’s Lucien-N-Luciano’s ‘Cuidad De Luz’ EP, and marks the start of another big chapter in his career, having spent the last couple of years building a passionate audience through hundreds of DJ performances around the world, the Vagabundos events and collaborating musically with artists such as Pharrrell (Neptunes) and Lenny Kravitz. His forthcoming album will be his second full length collection (following 2009’s ‘Tribute To The Sun’), and his label, Cadenza Records, will celebrate its 10th anniversary, so the future certainly looks bright for the Chilean producer and DJ.