MALAKAI is the musical vision of Colorado/NYC based producer and instrumentalist, Malakai Linden. His music draws on many influences and strives to bridge the gap between electronic and acoustic styles, incorporating the sounds of real instruments into beautiful electronic beats. The MALAKAI live experience includes beats mixed with live guitar and other instrumentation. He began producing music in 2011 at the age of 17 under the guidance of acclaimed producer Derek VanScoten (Cloudchord).
He now studies Music Technology and Sound Engineering at New York University in New York City. Since 2011, MALAKAI has made three releases including a 6-track EP (Looking from the Ground, Up), an 11-track LP (Reflections of Night and Day) and an 8-track remix compilation (Reflections of Reflections: Remixes). Currently, MALAKAI is gearing up for the release of his new EP Bayou Dusk dropping on April 20th and some exciting Summer dates!
At only 22, he’s already been asked to play with talented electronic artists such as Emancipator, Random Rab, Cloudchord (D.V.S*), Purity Ring, David Murphy of STS9, and Mux Mool.
You can check out the single from Bayou Dusk EP and find more information about MALAKAI here: