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REVIEW: MOTi - Turn Me Up ft Nabiha incl remixes out on Positiva/Virgin EMI

Following on from the monumental success of the Club VIP mix, Dutch mastermind – MOTi – drops the original just in time for summer. ‘Turn Me Up’ ft Nabiha is out now via Positiva/Virgin EMI.

Leading with the sincere, rich vocals from sensational popstar Nabiha - ‘Turn Me Up’ is an anthemic soundscape driven by a catchy melodic beat. Heading up the tracks production, MOTi has tightly weaved his in-depth knowledge into the release - creating a clever fusion of Nabiha’s vocals along with a vast scale of electronic elements. As the track unfolds, the soulful verses intertwine with higher-pitched vocals throughout - crafting the perfect summer record pumped full of feel good energy.

About MOTi
Hailing from Amsterdam & signed to Tiësto’s Red Light Management, Dutch DJ/Producer MOTi first emerged on the scene in 2012 with ‘Circuits’ & ‘Kinky Denise’. Further releases on Spinnin’ Records, Hysteria Records & a #10 on the Beatport Top 100 for ‘Dynamite’ spearheaded MOTi on a global scale. Teaming up with Tiësto on ‘Back To Acid’ in 2013 via Musical Freedom, alongside collaborations with DVBBS (‘This Is Dirty’), Martin Garrix (‘Virus’ - #1 Beatport’s Top 100) & Major Lazer (‘BOOM’) each in turn lead MOTi to produce his next instalment - ‘Turn Me Up’. His breakout performance at Ultra Music Festival Miami served as a springboard into the live music scene, since securing him performances at EDC Las Vegas, Creamfields UK, Nocturnal Wonderland, Tomorrowland as well as exclusive shows at Webster Hall NYC, LIV Miami & Hakkasan Las Vegas.

About Nabiha
Danish multi platinum selling songstress Nabiha began her journey with debut album ‘More Cracks’. Her back catalogue of productions are inspired by her West African roots and colourful upbringing in Copenhagen infused with dance, pop, r&b and urban music. Urban dance anthem ‘Bang That Drum’ shot straight into the iTunes Top 5 on release and stayed there for over 6 weeks, also peaking at #1 on the UK Urban chart and #4 on the UK club chart. Dedicating her, no. 1 Billboard Dance Chart & UK Urban Chart, follow up ‘Animals’ to her legions of loyal fans, Nabiha’s ‘Mind The Gap’ & ‘Never Played The Bass’ all played a key part in landing her position as a judge on 2016’s Denmark’s Got Talent.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Vocals and Lyrics[/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Radio Friendly[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]MOTi - Turn Me Up ft Nabiha[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]The quest for the new dance record that can cross over to the mainstream audience is completed with the  new anthem by MOTi that has the word UK TOP 40 chart hit written all over it. The basslines so flexible and funky, the percussion so playful and energetic and of course the piano so uplifting and positive that make you wanna start dancing without stopping even for a moment. Nabiha is excellent singer with so much variety in her performance and great expressiveness that adds great colour to the record. Daytime radio playlists or festival stages Turn Me Up will deliver what its title promises. Ryan Blyth version takes the track down to the funky road with cool saxophone hook in the breakdown while the drop is chunky and groovy with wonky basslines and saxophone stabs. It will definitely keep the funky house friends entertained. Low Steppa remix is classic future house with 90's infused basslines, chunky grooves, impressive atmosphere that highlights Nabiha's performance while the drop is garage flavoured with some Ibiza organ riffs thrown in too. Summer Anthem for sure! #PureGold Love it[/content]

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