Canadian DJ Felix Cartal and singer Sophie Simmons collaboration

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Platinum hit producer Taelor Deitcher aka Felix Cartal joins forces with Sophie Simmons, on their latest single, ‘Mine’ via Physical Presents. The single was premiered via Wonderland. Magazine, as well as the tastemaker Youtube channel Mr Suicide Sheep. Felix Cartal was named by Billboard as one of 13 Dance Artists who Dominated in 2017 alongside names such as Odesza, Illenium, and Marshmello. His singles ‘Get What You Give’ and ‘Love Me’ are certified platinum in Canada, with ‘Love Me’ also being nominated for Dance Recording of the Year at the Junos 2020. Felix Cartal has collaborated with Kaskade on ‘More’ and R3HAB on ‘Killing Time’ and done official remixes for the likes of Selena Gomez, Zedd, Galantis, Dillon Francis, , Ellie Goulding and Diplo. While Felix Cartal is from Vancouver, he has previously lived in Glasgow, where he “first started DJ’ing and learned to drink whiskey.” Taking the DIY ethic of the punk rock scene, the producer also finds inspiration in the music of The Beatles, the art of Andy Dixon and the words of Shel Silverstein. His own sound sits close to those of the industry greats of Avicii, Kygo and Calvin Harris.

Speaking of the single, Felix Cartal tells us, In ‘Mine’ each verse is about a different kind of love. In Verse 1 we have been sixteen and your childhood, Verse 2 a post-college adult and, The Bridge is a more mature adult looking back. We wanted it to be folk-ish in melody and in production to emphasize the focus on it being a narrative, really story-driven. Finally, the drop melody is Sophie singing a clean sweet melody and it being distorted kind of like what happens when one looks back on memories. We often remember them differently as time passes”

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