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Celadon City – She’s My World

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Ryan Hemsworth’s Secret Songs is announcing a new EP from Celadon City, the producer alias of Oklahoman Ethan Strange. Summeryoung is due out November 29 via Secret Songs, and to coincide with the announcement Ethan is sharing a single from the upcoming project. “She’s My World” sees Ethan shaping a dreamy and serene landscape, as the beat builds before quietly resolving itself. Check out “She’s My World” above, and see below for more info on Celadon City, details on Summeryoung, and previous Secret Songs releases.

About Celadon City:
Celadon City is the moniker of 21-year-old electronic artist Ethan Strange. Strange hails from a small suburb of Edmond, Oklahoma, a quiet place that allows isolation from a busy and frustrating world. Sparked by an early discovery and passion of the outdoors and games like Pokemon, Strange’s sonic creations attempt to emulate the feeling of getting happily lost within exciting, welcoming, and whimsical new worlds.

Now after releasing his debut full length, Earth OST, Celadon City returns with his new EP Summeryoung. Summeryoung is a collection of movements and reflections that spark the memory of his younger years. Celadon City wanted to take what he learned from writing Earth OST and explore more upbeat styles and sounds. Strange says, “This EP was formed from the recent unstable moments of my life. I always found time to sit down after long days at school and write skeletons of songs. It wasn’t until the summer that everything connected for me and I found the right moods for the EP. Emotion is always a central part in my songwriting, and so constantly I am trying harder and harder to deal with those moments and hopefully molding it into music that I can learn and grow from.”

Celadon City – Summeryoung
(November 29, Secret Songs)
1. Natural
2. Masterkey
3. She’s My World
4. Animated
5. Heartsong

Video: Ryan Hemsworth – Surrounded

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Here’s the official video for Ryan Hemsworth’s “Surronded”, featuring Kotomi & DOSS. Directed by Martin C Pariseau. Out via Secret Songs / Last Gang Records.

Ryan Hemsworth & Lucas – From Grace

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After recently announcing their collaborative EP, Ryan Hemsworth and Lucas are back today to share the second single from Taking Flight. The EP, which will be coming out via Ryan’s Secret Songs, will be the first body of his own work that he will be releasing on the label.

Secret Songs has become an online home for celebrating friends’ art and a place for highlighting under heard voices in music. Free downloads, friends only, bi-weekly. It’s actually how Lucas and Ryan first worked together — Lucas released his song “Keep U Warm” as Secret Songs 008. The two took their creative partnership to the next level after bonding over their similar tastes in soundscapes and textures. You can now hear the second offering from Taking Flight, “From Grace”, on the Secret Songs SoundCloud.

Taking Flight will be available for free and via digital retailers on October 9th.

Ryan Hemsworth & Lucas – Angel

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Off the heels of his Just Rap Tour with Tommy Kruise and several festival plays this summer, Ryan Hemsworth is back today to announce his forthcoming collaborative EP with Seattle-based producer Lucas. The EP, which revisits a kindred sonic palette to 2014’s Alone for the First Time, will be the first body of his own work that Ryan has released through his Secret Songs label.

Ryan’s Secret Songs label has become a home online for celebrating friends’ art and a place for highlighting under heard voices in music. Free downloads, friends only, bi-weekly. It’s actually how Lucas and Ryan first worked together — Lucas released his song “Keep U Warm” as Secret Songs 008. Now you can hear their first Taking Flight single “Angel”, which is available for streaming on the Secret Songs SoundCloud.

Taking Flight will be available for free and via digital retailers on October 9th. Stream the “Angel” below. Check out previous Secret Songs releases, full Taking Flight information, and learn more about Ryan’s collaborator Lucas here.