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Quilla’s New Album “You Got It” is OUT NOW! 

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The album lures the listener into a world teeming with magical realism, vivid imagery, hypnotic beats and soothing vocals. Composed and self-produced while Quilla was pregnant, this electronic album explores a range of emotional states, from energetic catharsis to nostalgic contemplation. 

The music video for the title track “You Got It” is a unique collaboration between Quilla, dancer/director Sydney Vigotov, director of photography Adam Hulin, editor Sal Caino, and five-time World Champion body painters Scott Fray & Madelyn Greco of LivingBrush Bodypainting. A feast for the senses, the video features intricate body art.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

  • 04/15/2017 | Album Launch at The Crown at the Carolina Theatre: 310 S. Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401

Join Quilla & friends for a stellar evening of live electronic music at The Crown, located on the second floor of the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. Vocalist & producer Quilla will be performing her new album tracks accompanied by compelling visuals by Audra Stang, dancer Sydney Vigotov and jazz saxophonist Annalise Stalls. This event will also feature sets by Greensboro electronic artists Shefali (live performance) and Martin J. Dolan (DJ set).

Quilla will premiere two new music videos at the event: “You Got It” directed by North Carolina artists Sydney Vigotov and Scott Fray (see video above) as well as the music video for “The Collector” directed by Paula Damasceno, featuring fascinating archival footage from the Piedmont region.

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  •  04/20/2017 | Psychedelic Revolution Festival :  Mesmerizer Records, 290 E. 4th St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Join Quilla, Shefali and Power Animal for an inspiring show at the first annual Psychedelic Revolution Festival located in the Innovation Quarter of Winston-Salem. Facebook Event 

About


Equal parts songwriter, producer, and performer, Quilla is known for her ethereal vocals, mesmerizing skills on the vocal looper, and carefully woven live electronic sets. Originally from Montreal, Canada, she currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Her first indie pop album Beautiful Hybrid (Ritual Fire Records, 2014) was met with critical acclaim and was featured on the iTunes US ‘Ahead of the Curve’ section. A series of limited-edition Beautiful Hybrid Remix Project vinyls were released by Visionquest Music and garnered interest in the international techno community.

As a featured vocalist, Quilla has released dance hits with over a dozen producers on the world’s top dance labels, including Revealed Recordings, Armada Music, Vicious Recordings, Ministry of Sound, Visionquest Music, Neon Records, and Musical Freedom.

Quilla wrote and performed the lyrics for “Close To Me” by Tiësto, Sultan + Ned Shepard which appeared on Tiësto’s hit album, A Town Called Paradise (Universal Music, 2014). The song was the follow-up to the international radio hit “Walls” by Sultan + Ned Shepard (feat. Quilla), which appeared on Tiësto’s compilation Club Life: Volume 2 (2012) and was later re-released by his label AFTR:HRS as “Walls (Deeper Shades Mix)” in 2017.

Other celebrated tracks written and sung by Quilla include “Universe” by Australian duo Feenixpawl, as well as “Secret” which became a classic track for Argentinian trance duo Heatbeat and appeared on their hugely successful album Global Monster. The song was regularly featured on Armin van Buuren’s radio show, A State of Trance. She also penned the lyrics for the dance anthem “Unless We Forget” by German duo Jewelz & Sparks, which rose to #4 on Beatport’s Progressive House Chart.

In 2016, Quilla shifted away from being a featured EDM vocalist and began producing electronic material that is influenced not only by house music but also by downtempo pop, folk and world music. She produced an acclaimed release entitled “Wild and Kind” in collaboration with Americana artist Molly McGinn, and the duo toured cities in North Carolina promoting the track.

Read more about Quilla on Wikipedia. 

In the Press

“Sometimes pretty, sometimes pounding” – Go Triad (USA)

“A multifaceted, hyper literate singer-songstress offering a fresh perspective and fascinating imagery.” – Flush Magazine (USA)

“Quilla is quickly becoming somewhat of a phenomenon in the electronic dance music scene. With a vast range of skills and experiences, it’s easy to recognize the great cultural influences throughout her music… Quilla really delivers the beauty and simplicity of her music… it is only a matter of time until she truly becomes a global sensation.” – In the Junkyard Music & News (UK)

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‘We Rave You’ premieres Quilla’s music video!

A big shout-out to We Rave You for reviewing Quilla’s album “You Got It” and for exclusively premiering her new music video for the title track of the album. The reviewer, Shantanu Singh, had some great comments: “When she is not studying endangered languages in her capacity as a linguist and an anthropologist, Anna Luisa Daigneault or Quilla is …

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