Los Angeles-based classical pianist and composer-turned-songwriter, vocalist, music producer and DJ Lauren Mia delivers yet another prolific melodic techno release. A coupling of both an instrumental and Lauren’s latest vocal release, the ‘Eternal Existence’ EP is out now via Luna Semara’s boutique record imprint Petit Matin.
A two-track EP, ‘Eternal Existence’ features the prolific production “Converge” featuring a dynamic, ethereal vocal contribution from talented Australia-based vocalist Fractures. Sharing on the collaboration, Lauren shares “Coming across Fractures to collaborate on this release was an absolute gift. He is a brilliant vocalist and songwriter. He contributed something so powerful to this EP and working with him was the most smooth and pleasurable experience I have ever experienced with collaborators and vocalists. His intention, patience, hard work, beautifully talented, and unique vocal cords shine through this work, and I’m so honored to have him be a part of this project with me. “
“Converge” is Lauren’s newest vocal track that further diversifies her burgeoning signature sound through effortlessly weaving Fractures haunting vocals across a brooding foundation of melodic techno. With fizzing, popping beats and soft-as-crushed-silk vocals, “Converge” is a fluid mix of late nineties club vibes and fresh immediacy. Sweetly melancholic lyrics from Fractures are like a warm current rising through deep cyan water, while shimmers of atonal cymbal and synth dust the whole affair with a fine sparkle. A dreamy feel of summers remembered gorgeously cut with Mia’s signature nuance and intuition.
‘Converge’ is relevant. ‘Converge’ is to remind us of the ‘convergence of our soul. The ego is not bad, it is just trying to help us survive in our human experiences, it’s a part of us, but it isn’t us… If we can remember what our soul truly is, who it is, within it, we can merge the two together. Become whole, closer to ‘One’ – and heal. Converge is the motivation and inspiration for the two parts to converge, to merge. To become ‘One’ as all our souls continue to ‘exist eternally.’
Also on the EP, “One” is a sultry instrumental delivery that is simultaneously driving and atmospheric. Bubbling up from an intense bassline, the track’s progression whisks listeners along like a night-time river, reflecting shards and chips of cosmos. A gloss of spacey synths throws pearlescent pastel shades behind the moody movement under your feet. In this track, Mia’s thoughtful handling of positive and negative space fashions a rich journey through varying shapes and shades, breath and intensities. Founded under the concept of ‘oneness’, Lauren crafted an instrumental that dives into the depths of personal growth and existential philosophy. Truth and connection are some of the tenants of Lauren’s musical inspirations that drive her artistic direction, “We all come here with a mission, a purpose, but at the end of it all, this purpose, most of the time, serves for something greater to our understanding.” Lauren shares. In the hopes of creating music that unifies the soul, she looks towards her musical outputs creating a rippling effect amongst listeners that further her vision of exacting life’s greater truths.
“‘One’ is the story of our souls being one of something bigger, all connected and existing infinitely…eternally. We are all part of ONE big cycle, one infinite plan, already written…all through love. ‘One’ is to remind us of our oneness with ourselves…with THE self. We hear the phrase ‘we are one’ traveling around a lot, but I don’t know how many of us truly grasp this truth and instill it.“– Lauren Mia
The ‘Eternal Existence’ EP is Lauren Mia’s sophomore release via Luna Semara’s Petit Matin imprint, following up her recent late-March single “Ohm”. This is Lauren’s third release of 2022, with her collaboration “Existence” with Stil & Bense having been released via German label Ritter Butzke at the top of March. “This EP was by far the most challenging project I’ve worked on, in terms of being able to properly convey the sonic message I so deeply intended to.” Lauren shares. “After many revisions of this project and lots of time and intention, I finally had a finished product that I felt the world was ready to hear.”
DJ/producer, recording artist and A&R Luna Semara channels a profound love of synthesis into her music. Her tightly coiled electronic tracks unfurl in a slow, deliberate build, humming with a powerful undercurrent: the communion of rhythm, dance, and voice. Recent releases from Luna include that of a remix of one of Stephan Bodzin’s key releases from his milestone BOAVISTA album. Her newly launched imprint Petit Matin, meaning “small hours” in French is dedicated to the feeling of dancing through the night, returning home hopeful. Through Luna’s A&R and curated releases, Petit Matin nurtures artists in the space with an ethos to restore one’s belief in humanity.
Lauren Mia’s deeper foray into the European dance label space this year comes in the wake of 2021 releases via RÜFUS DU SOL’s Rose Avenue Records, Anjunadeep and Somatic Records.
Celebrating milestones in touring, Lauren Mia is confirmed to play at this year’s Tomorrowland festival in Belgium. In 2022 she has already played top domestic events such as CRSSD ‘Day One’ Festival in San Diego, and warmed the decks for the likes of Adriatique, Fideles, Franky Wah, Cristoph and others. 2021 saw her booked across the United States on the Anjunadeep On Rotation Tour, playing Anjunadeep Open Air at The Brooklyn Mirage, Day of the Deadmau5 in Miami, and opening for acts such as Testpilot, Jeremy Olander, Mind Against, Sainte Vie, and many more. She has previously played at Burning Man, ADE in Amsterdam, Black Hole in Athens, Carl Cox’s Babylon Festival in Australia and more.
Lauren Mia began her journey with music production in 2016 as she became an up-and-comer worth watching in genres such as progressive house and melodic techno. Through her music, Lauren Mia is deeply in love with embodying healing, emotional, orchestral, and progressive sounds in pursuit of connecting people with themselves and those around them.
The ‘Eternal Existence’ EP is a boundary-pushing release from Lauren Mia that drives her sound to a new level. Having cut her teeth in the studio and behind the decks, the spotlight continues to move towards and stay in the direction of her earned artistic talent.