- 03 Sep 20
The new edition of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' Y&E Series launched last week, with the support of the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.
Growing up between Singapore and Canada before relocating to Dublin, Elina Filice has rapidly established herself as one fo the most thrilling talents on the Irish scene, with a string of lauded releases, including her latest single 'Thinking Of You'.
Ahead of the release of the video for 'Thinking Of You' – premiering on hotpress.com tomorrow – Elina showcased her unique, genre-blending songwriting style on the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' Y&E Series. Kicking off the stripped-back set with 'Sunlight', she launched into a run of tracks that captivatingly explored all sides of her artistry –with her hip-hop influences powerfully balanced with acoustic guitar accompaniment.
Revisit Elina Filice's performance on the Y&E Series, supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, below:
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Take a look at the exciting upcoming acts on the Y&E Series below:
Thursday, September 3: SOPHIE DOYLE RYDER
Rapidly rising Dublin star Sophie Doyle Ryder has been writing songs since the age of 10 – drawing inspiration from the likes of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish and Playboi Carti. Over the last two years, she's been busy building up a unique sound of her own.
Friday, September 4: MALAKI
Following the success of his stunning Butterfly Boy EP and his collaborative Cocoon series, Malaki has emerged as one of the most compellingly original new voices in the Irish hip-hop boom.
Saturday, September 5: STEO WALL
Having been praised by the legendary likes of Damien Dempsey, Luka Bloom and Christy Moore, Dublin singer-songwriter Steo Wall has established himself as one fo the country's most thrilling talents – drawing from both Irish folk and Dublin hip-hop. He recently returned with his powerful new single 'My People'.
Sunday, September 6: NNIC
Blending neo-soul with electronic influences, Nnic has built up an impressive live profile with a series of lauded headliners and support slots for the likes of Hozier and Wyvern Lingo. She recently teamed up with Uly and R.Kitt on 'Not Too Late', in support of the Irish Refugee Council.
Each performance streams live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 8.30pm every night.