Harlow Harvey on Building a Brand in Today’s Music Industry

Q: Tell us the story behind what inspired you to write “Feeling Like Myself”.

I’ve always felt like a walking contradiction in all aspects of my life and music.

Talent Spotlight: Zelski

You may remember Zelski from the chill House number that won him second place in the Bordo Remix Contest. His tropical twist and powerful

Talent Spotlight: GEA

Talent Spotlight: GEA

GEA started producing at just 13 years old, 12 years later, his love of production continues to encourage him to push his boundaries.

AIMEC on Everything You Need To Know As A Musician In The Digital Age

If you haven’t already heard of them, the International Academy of Electronic Music aka AIMEC is the largest network of DJ schools in the world, boasting seven venues throughout Brazil.

Rising Artists Reach New Heights

Rising Artists Reach New Heights

SKIO was created by artists for artists, so you can imagine how special it is for us to see our community succeeding and creating real connections with each other, not just on the platform, but also in real life.

Talent Spotlight: Mantis DC

UK-based Drum and Bass producer, Mantis DC, spent some time playing in a live D&B band and boasts a hefty background in DJing. Soon to be releasing tracks on 83 Digital

Talent Spotlight: 2Win Beam

We are highlighting the Portuguese duo, 2win Beam today. These two won a remix contest, hosted by SKIO Pro’s Karetus, with a track they created in just three days.

Learn How Ruben Young Kicked His Career Off in Less Than Two Years

Ruben Young threw himself into his music career with a creative challenge. The young investment banker

Talent Spotlight: Gasmic

Talent Spotlight: Gasmic

L.A. based producer, Gasmic, won first place in the I.Y.F.F.E contest back in May with a compelling future bass remix of the original track, “Beats on Fire”. Gasmic impressed the judges with a trap-inspired melody that not only got us moving but was very technically impressive. Read on as Gasmic explains why it’s so important to actually complete your track - even when you’re questioning it.

Talent Spotlight: XFER

Talent Spotlight: XFER

All the way from Spain, 16 year-old XFER, won the Johnny Graves Remix Contest back in June with a trap remix the judges couldn’t stop moving to. The slightly downtempo beat with its smooth blend of punchy bass and snappy keyboard melodies was impressive to say the least. Don’t let this guy fool you with his modesty, his production chops are nothing to downplay.

The Top 16 Remixes of 2016

The Top 16 Remixes of 2016

2016 proved to be a big year for SKIO as our community grew to over 30,000 members. We hosted 12 remix contests and with each one the number and quality of submissions increased exponentially. On and off the contest platform, our members hit the ball out of the park with tracks we just can’t stop jamming to.

Talent Spotlight: UTUTUT

Talent Spotlight: UTUTUT

Argentinian Indie-Dance duo, UTUTUT won the Bordo Remix Contest, in August, with a unique funk-infused hip hop track, but it was their humble demeanor and musical insight that really floored us. Read on to learn more about Dana and Pio and their top three tips for aspiring artists.

SoBE Lash Talks Songwriting, Tips and Getting Weird

Grimy, edgy and fun, SoBE LaSH first caught our eye at SXSW in 2015. Now, her EP The Pretty Reckless has us reminiscing of running wild and free. Its dance-inducing tracks combined with her sultry vocals and feisty YOLO-inspired lyrics are the perfect recipe for her popular urban punk EP. We’re stoked to have this rad artist host a SKIO Remix Contest for her title track, “The Pretty Reckless” and thought this would be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know her better.From getting weird and kicking rules to the curb to describing the challenges facing independent artists, as usual, SoBe Lash didn’t disappoint.

Top Tracks to Remix | Volume 4

It’s time again for the Top 3 Tracks to remix on SKIO Music. Get to know the artists behind the magic, reach out and get access to remix their tracks! Most of all, enjoy these awesome songs and let us know what you think!

Top Tracks to Remix | Volume 3

It’s time again for the Top 3 Tracks to remix on SKIO Music. Get to know the artists behind the magic, reach out and get access to remix their tracks! Most of all, enjoy these awesome songs and let us know what you think!

The Mind Behind a Movement

In an industry where distractions and temptations are prevalent, Sa’ra Charismata is an artist who has stayed true to her vision since day one and is dedicated to leaving a meaningful impact on her audience. She creates “modern day protest music in the form of pop music in a way never seen before”. While her music experiments with many genres, her moral compass and the values that she embeds within her music never waivers.

Top Tracks to Remix | Volume 2

It’s time again for the Top 3 Tracks to remix on SKIO Music. Get to know the artists behind the magic, reach out and get access to remix their tracks! Most of all, enjoy these awesome songs and let us know what you think!

Featuring a Premier of ‘Chairs (Caleb James Remix) – Danelle’

Caleb Hoskins is a multi-talented music professional creating diverse music under numerous alias, including Caleb James, thru and others. Caleb leveraged a degree in audio production and an initial career in sound design to explore other musical pursuits. He discovered a passion for creating his own sound and has been making big strides as an up and coming electronic producer.

Talent Spotlight: Sylver & Zeus Talk About Branding

In an electronic space that is increasingly crowded and has been criticized for following generic popular trends, Sylver and Zeus contribute a fresh sound that is uniquely their own. Sean (Sylver) and Natalie (Zeus) are a chilled-out electro duo that exemplify the rapidly rising talent bubbling up from the SKIO community.

Talent Spotlight – Matthew S

For the very first edition of SKIO’s Talent Spotlight, we’d like to introduce a true Ableton wizard, our SKIO bro from Italy, Matthew S.