Electronic, Indie | Mel Ody Taps Dominic Donner For Indie-Flavoured Tune “One To Blame”

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Having stayed really consistent this year, while showcasing his unique knack for combining electronic with orchestral elements in his music, producer Mel Ody is stepping out of his comfort zone once again, teaming up with charismatic German vocalist Dominic Donner for “One To Blame.”

An irresistible, indie-flavoured tune with hints of electronic and pop, “One To Blame” is out via tastemaker label CloudKid. Driven by a minimal guitar riff and punchy yet organic percussion, Mel Ody’s instrumental leaves the perfect space for Dominic Donner’s captivating voice to shine, a result that is as intricate as it is infectious. 

“‘One To Blame’ was a real challenge for me, but I’m always looking to get out of my comfort zone as a producer,” revealed Mel Ody. “When I was making the instrumental, I was hearing this kind of indie-pop song in my head that had this orchestral-electronic flair to it, and I love how it turned out. Dominic Donner’s vocal tone and lyrical content took it to the next level, I couldn’t have found a better person than him so I’m really happy we connected so well and brought this tune to life.” 

Electronic | Mel Ody And Like Lions Collide Once Again On “Set My Mind On Fire”

Posted by on September 27, 2020

Power-duo Mel Ody and Like Lions are back, delivering a menacing and impactful tune with “Set My Mind On Fire.” Following early September’s “Lost & Found,” the two artists display their immense chemistry once again, as this marks their 5th collaboration to date.

A perfect display of Mel Ody’s production skills, and ability to tastefully combine orchestral and electronic elements, “Set My Mind On Fire” is out now via Killabite Media. An ominous atmosphere introduces the single under Like Lions’ captivating vocals, before the drop explodes into a chaotic and breathtaking sequence of strings, brasses and hard-hitting percussion.

Bass | Mel Ody Joins Forces With Like Lions On Fierce Single “Lost & Found”

Posted by on September 4, 2020

Continuously adding to his hot streak, Mel Ody is back with yet another explosive release, enlisting long-time collaborator Like Lions for “Lost & Found.” Hard-hitting and emotional, the power-duo’s latest gem is undoubtedly a masterful combination of bass and orchestral music, with a pinch of rock and trap laid on top. 

Out via tastemaker label Lacuna, “Lost & Found” starts off by taking listeners on an epic journey with the help of cinematic drums and electric guitars, while Like Lions’ emotional vocal performance adds a lot of weight to the arrangement. The drop ultimately explodes into a series of massive brass stabs and rattling high hats, certifying this as one of Mel Ody’s most impactful releases to date.

“Throughout this year, I was feeling overwhelmed, angry and confused with everything happening around the world, and wanted to infuse those feelings into my music, combining rock elements with epic electronic music,” explains Mel Ody. “Like Lions’ performance and lyrics on top of the instrumental to “Lost & Found” perfectly encapsulated what I was feeling when I was creating it. I felt that special energy from him, feeling like you’re lost and going with the flow knowing that eventually, everything’s going to be right again.” 


Future Trap, Pop | Mel Ody Drops Explosive Future Bass Gem “Shelter”

Posted by on August 25, 2020

Dropping some of his best music to date, Mel Ody isn’t letting anything stop him this year. Shortly after covering the classic “Feeling Good” with the help of Canadian talent Arielle Minx, the forward-thinking producer is back with an explosive gem, once again crafting epic and cinematic vibes with “Shelter.” 

Out via Future Bass Records, “Shelter” sets the foundation of what’s about to follow very early; energetic vocals and captivating atmospheres are immediately present in the tune, while the energy builds up quickly. The drop ultimately explodes into a cataclasm of epic sound design and playful arpeggios that interact with hard-hitting drums masterfully, as Mel Ody showcases his production skills by giving everything its proper space and time to shine within the chaos. 

Future Trap, Pop | Mel Ody And Arielle Minx Release Stunning “Feeling Good” Cover

Posted by on August 6, 2020

Mel Ody is keeping up the pace in 2020 with yet another bright release, adding to his ever-expanding catalog of songs that masterfully combine orchestral and electronic elements. Marking his debut on Killabite Media, the Greek producer has enlisted Canadian singer/songwriter Arielle Minx to showcase his own spin on “Feeling Good”, an undisputed classic that has been covered by the likes of Muse and Michael Bublé, as well as electronic acts such as NGHTMRE & Slander, and the late Avicii.

Throughout the duration of the infectious track, Mel Ody showcases his knack for orchestral elements perfectly, combining brass stabs and string melodies with gritty basslines and hard-knocking drums. Arielle Minx’s vocal lines work perfectly on top of Mel Ody’s playful instrumental, making up for a catchy and uplifting result.

I’ve been loving this song since I was a kid and tried to recreate it many times; the production I came up with along with the stunning performance by Arielle Minx felt really special to me,” explained Mel Ody. “I feel like it offers a vibe of hope and happiness, something we all need in our life right now. My vision of blending electronic and orchestral sounds combined with deep and meaningful lyrics has never been stronger, I’m very excited to show the world what I have to offer, and this is just the start. Hope you enjoy it!

Electronic | Mel Ody And Like Lions Unleash Ominous New Gem “Living With Ghosts”

Posted by on July 3, 2020

Greek talent Mel Ody is back on tastemaker label Lacuna, enlisting frequent collaborator Like Lions for ominous cut “Living With Ghosts”. The two artists linked for the second time back in January to create “Oizys”, another dark gem that was named after the ancient Greek goddess of grief, anxiety and depression. 

Their new collaboration undoubtedly displays a similarly dark theme. “Living With Ghosts” sees Mel Ody fully embrace his ability to incorporate orchestral elements into his music, creating a menacing instrumental that is as captivating as it is sinister. Electric guitar melodies, lively strings and massive brass stabs are brought together to create a truly dystopian soundscape, that is perfectly topped off by Like Lions’ distorted vocal lines; with his songwriting the Seattle-based singer and songwriter chooses to reflect on the long-lasting impacts of global crises and conflicts. 

“Earlier this year, before the pandemic, there were other global tensions happening that had me looking back at some of the major crises that have been playing out around the world in my lifetime,” revealed Like Lions. “When I sat down to write lyrics for “Living With Ghosts”, the horns and the drums felt like a battle call and I wanted to use that energy and power to try and amplify some of the stories and sentiments about the effects of war and conflict that have been passed onto me by friends who spent time on front lines.”

Albums, Trap | Mel Ody Displays His Potential Once Again With Explosive Single “Falling Down”

Posted by on May 9, 2020

Mel Ody is continuing to release quality music this year, following up the hot streak of dark vibe “Oizys” featuring Like Lions and pop anthem “Flying” with another release on Suit of Bullets, coming out with one of his most energetic tracks to date, “Falling Down”. 

“Falling Down” is a perfect combination of electronic and hip-hop vibes, all laced with Mel Ody’s unique orchestral hints of production. The rap vocals on the verses are mangled and pitch-shifted, while the drop explodes into a series of brass stabs and vocal chops, showcasing Mel Ody’s ear for tasteful production and hard-hitting sounds.