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Mura Masa

b. 1996 | ORIGIN: GUERNSEY

Alex Crossan (born 5 April 1996), better known by the stage name Mura Masa is a British electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. He is signed to his own label Anchor Point Records and distributed by Polydor Records in the UK and Interscope Records in North America. Mura Masa started his career by posting a mixtape called Soundtrack to a Death to SoundCloud in 2014. The mixtape was subsequently distributed globally by German label Jakarta Records. His debut EP Someday Somewhere was released on April 10, 2015 via Anchor Point and featured UK vocalists Nao, Denai Moore and Jay Prince. The track "Lovesick" from the EP reached number 1 on the Spotify viral charts in the UK and USA. On 27 April 2015 he broadcast a 60-minute mix on the BBC Radio 1 show Diplo and Friends.

Alex Crossan was born and raised on the small island of Guernsey. After playing guitar, bass, drums and singing in local Punk, Hardcore, Deathcore and Gospel bands as a teenager, he discovered Ableton Live at the age of 16 and began making Trap Music. At the age of 17 he uploaded his first tracks, remixes and bootlegs to Soundcloud. The track "Lotus Eater" was picked up by BBC Radio 1 with Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart all playing the song on their shows. After leaving Guernsey to study English Literature at University of Sussex in Brighton, Crossan began playing his music live, with sold out shows at the Green Door Store in Brighton and Electrowerkz in London. In April 2015 he released his debut EP Someday Somewhere, with lead track "Firefly" being chosen for the In New Music We Trust playlist at BBC Radio 1.Alex was long-listed for the 'BBC Sound of... 2016' in December 2015, and placed 5th overall in the shortlist in January 2016. (Wikipedia)

REVIEWED

Firefly (feat. Nao)


"Sensational dance track produced by a 19 years old"

CF | 1689 DAYS AGO