BAILEY WILEY (NZ)
Few artists come new to the game with such a fearless and complete approach to music.
Bailey Wiley filters neo-soul classicism through modern, righteous and true live musicianship, the star of the show, her golden voice – both effortless and organic. She has fast gained the respect from her peers & audiences alike.
After releasing her debut album IXL, in May 2014 to rave reviews followed by the highly anticipated SOMM EP. Which was released globally in April 2016 receiving huge praise from fans and industry peers. Bailey has already racked up an impressive amount of live performances & features, sharing the stage & collaborating with some of New Zealand most well known musical talent, Now taking that a step further and reaching out/ collaborating with international artists.
Bailey’s live performance, solo with her producers is mesmerizing. Live on stage is truly where Bailey belongs.
2015 saw Bailey relocate to Berlin for three months to start work on new material, and play a string of live shows.
Berlin is where the roots for the ‘Still On My Mind’ EP were laid, and the first taste, Take It From Me, showcases this sound, courtesy of Berlin-based producer Ben Esser. Described by Indie Shuffle as a “golden voice filtering neo-soul classicism with modern, pulsating beats”, the single continued to expose Bailey to a wider audience.
Bailey is hyped to be added to the Redbull Soundselect roster, Teaming up with producers Eno (NZ) & Soraya (US) cooking up their new album due out early 2017.
PREVIOUS EVENTS & FESTIVALS – 2015/16/17 Summer Fly My Pretties nationwide tour run, Music at Matua, Rhythm & Alps, Northern Bass, Lollapalooza (Berlin) Melt (Berlin), Twisted Frequency festival, Ted X Auckland showcase (1 of only 2 live musical showcases) Frequent Live performances nationwide Solo & with Band Yoko-Zuna, Soundsplash, Rhythm & Alps, Sundaize, Solo NZ tour
FEATURING / TRACKS & ALBUMS – Raiza Biza, PNC, Jay Knight, Mercy, Third3ye, Diaz Grimm, Mr. Carmack, Laughton Kora, K-Lab, Melodownz, Sola Rosa, King Kapisi, Tiki Taane, Che Fu, Warren Maxwell, State of Mind, Mellowdownz, Team Dynamite