- 22 Jan 21
In stark contrast to Uwmami's typical R&B style, the young producer takes on a neo-soul/jazz/trad remix as her first release of 2021.
Working on something totally different than we're used to, young producer and guitarist Uwmami has remixed 'Solo Heroes' from Limerick jazz/neo-soul outfit Eve's Record Box.
The band has a mix of jazz, trad and neo-soul influences, and Uwmami says it was "really interesting to work on something a bit different."
"Jane's vocals reminded me of an early noughties RnB vibe with sort of a trad depth," she explains, "so I chopped them up to use as samples. Then I looped the original drums and processed them into more of a retro texture, and played around with some synths and pads to give the song a spacey atmosphere to live in. Hope you enjoy the song!"
With a distinct DIY ethos, Uwmami has rapidly cemented herself as one of the most compelling producers in the country. In a Q&A with Hot Press last year, Uwmami had this to say about doing things herself: "Independence is definitely integral to my sound. There are hundreds of different decisions to be made at every stage in the production and mixing process, so the more of those that I make for myself, the more room there is to create something unique through an amalgamation of all those small choices. That goes for collaborating as well – as long as there's autonomy to bring an idea to fruition the possibilities are endless."
Listen to the rework below.