Tagged: Mikky Ekko

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Video: Mikky Ekko, “Stay”

FADER PREMIERE One of last year’s biggest songs was a skeletal, bittersweet piano duet between Rihanna and Louisiana-born Mikky Ekko, the kind of mournful, indelible crowd-pleaser that makes you feel really sad and really happy … read more »

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Download Clams Casino’s “Final” Instrumental Mixtape

A younger and maybe wiser me blogged Clams Casino’s debut beat tape in early 2011—at the time the producer was so unknown that we bundled the download with the news that Lil B had pierced … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2013 5:39PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Mikky Ekko, “Kids (Cid Rim Remix)”

Where Mikky Ekko anthem “Kids” grabs you, firstly, with its big, wide-eyed vocal melody, Cid Rim‘s edit of the track reels you in with a pretty minor detail—the crisp finger snaps that he’s substituted for … read more »

POSTED August 13, 2013 12:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Mikky Ekko, “Kids”

Like the other solo material we’ve heard from Nashville tunesmith Mikky Ekko, “Kids” is artful in its simplicity. The Benny Blanco and John Hill-produced track starts off tender and understated before swelling up into something … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2013 2:38PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Mikky Ekko, “Disappear”

Mikky Ekko may be best known for penning “Stay” for Rihanna and collaborating with Clams Casino, but the Louisiana-bred songwriter is also a powerhouse vocalist in his own right. “Dissapear” is the first thing we’ve … read more »

POSTED May 14, 2013 1:23PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Mikky Ekko, “Pull Me Down (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)”

Halifax’s Ryan Hemsworth has remixed “Pull Me Down,” the first Clams Casino-produced single from the upcoming RCA debut of Mikky Ekko, the re-emergent preacher’s son who wrote the prettiest song on Rihanna’s new album. Hemsworth … read more »

POSTED November 27, 2012 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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By The Numbers: Rihanna’s Unapologetic

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Rihanna’s controversial seventh studio album, Unapologetic, which is out today via Def Jam, … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 12:43PM IN BY THE NUMBERS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Stream: Mikky Ekko, “Pull Me Down”

Mikky Ekko is a Lousiana-born preacher’s son and singer with a knack for soulful melisma and the perfectly expressive vocal crack. When he posted his anthemic break-out “Who Are You Really?” on the internet back … read more »

POSTED November 1, 2012 1:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,