ABOUT

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With his platform sneakers, multi-colored hair and trademark sunglasses, you won’t confuse Ian Erix with anybody else on the music scene right now. His eclectic style is a talking piece second to his music, which these days is perhaps best described as Pop with EDM and Pop-Punk influences.

Te hunga mōhio ki te mahi o mua i mua rere atu Erix ki te whāiti o te ao, reirahia i runga ake 20 miriona ngā whakaari ipurangi, ka u ki a ia i runga i te maha Top 10 mahere i runga i 3 pono e ite fenua nga mea timatanga hainatanga o tona tangi, engari, ka hoki rawa mauruuru ratou i te kukuwhatanga waiata whakamanawanui Erix kua i roto i te tukanga o te hanga tona lekooti hou i takare hanganaki.

A, no te ui e pā ana ki tona āhua o ngā waiata, me te tango ahurei i runga i ahua, Ian ta "People ahu ki te whai nga mea katoa o te tapanga hoki ki ahau, engari au e ahau tika ahau. Ahau i te mutt, Ahau ou katoa i konatunatua ki runga!"Waiata Erix aua kupu i roto i" Na Scene, Na Vakai, Na roto i te ", he tau anthematic atu tona 2010 EP that became a cult hit and spurred the creation of his fandom, the Mutt Army, a group of dedicated fans and freethinkers who identify with Ian and support him around the world via numerous global street teams. Slate for the summer of 2018, Ka tukua Ian tona kōpae hou rikarika ana te tatari, tentatively titled “Scream For Freedom”, chocked ki tonu i te himene hopuhopu, me matau ngā mālohi ha lekooti, whakaaro whakapataritari a maha lyrics Tinihanga. Ko te rauemi hou fakamo'oni'i Erix ko te waiata paoro i roto i tona matau ake, me te tohu i te tupu nui hoki ia hei toi. He pays homage to his pop/punk roots on his most recent musical effort but this time around he marries his signature guitar driven score with solid amounts of modern dance beats and synth elements to create a fantastically catchy electro punk pop hybrid that is sure to resonate loudly with his current fans and open up the floodgates to a legion of new recruits.

Te tiki i tona timatanga ngaio i roto i te New York rite he DJ / MC i te extraordinarily taitama tau o 9, Erix Ko te kaiwhakatu hope, with a precocious DIY attitude that has served him well throughout a wild journey that has taken him from his humble childhood home in America to nearly every corner of the globe. Ahakoa fakamatala'i Erix tona tere kupu tae noa ki te mōrearea whakamataku, Kei te ia, nui atu i tona wahi ataahua o utunga utua te pono mai tona hounga ki te waiata. Ia pinepine heleuhila e tona kōrero pānui rite te hōtuhi mo te opera hopi kino. A pre-teen Ian, with stars in his eyes, was abused and bullied by resentful family members and peers who seemed threatened by his individuality and persona. They continually told him he would never amount to anything and did their best to sabotag his early successes at every turn. Noa'tu te mau fifi, me naysayers, Erix continued to work full time as a DJ, e lāngilangi rite ki tetahi o te o te ao whakaotinga, and built a grassroots reputation. He started writing his own songs and took on the monumental task of making inroads in the music industry from the ground up without any inside connections. Na tau 14, he snagged his first management deal with the infamous boyband mogul, Louis Pearlman, which was followed up by his first record deal at age 15. Ahakoa fakahoko tana moe o te hainatanga enei kirimana, Erix was met with a continuing series of ambivalent time wasters and dishonest executives who took advantage of him. I roto i te wā, a similar tale played out for Erix, mo a te rangatira o ano, hoki tetahi take ranei tetahi. He was faced with record label bankruptcies, te rawa raau taero e pā ana te mate o tona kaiwhakahaere whaiaro, money laundering schemes involving his former representatives and the murder and tragic loss of of two of his closest family members. Erix endured these tribulations plus many others too lengthy to list here and every time the rug was pulled out from underneath him, he adamantly refused to give up and continued to pursue his passion.

"Ki te kia te patototanga iho koe, mahi a ano, a ano te reira ano "papa'i waiata Ian i roto i" Tomahawk ", a ferociously catchy tune that was released off his 2016 EP titled “;Graffiti On My Heart”;. "Uh-Aue, e kore e taea e te tatūtangā tango katoa o tenei whakaari. Ko ahau e kore te ahua o te korero kawea koutou e te fare ki tou mama?"Quirps Ian i roto i tenei matau te pikaunga waiata mo te freethinking me te mana motuhake. "Whakatangihia te reira ki runga, ano he Tomahawk", tonu ia i roto i te faaho'iraa hopuhopu, "E aha e hiahia ana koe, e mea te mea e hiahia ana koe, ka kia te hunga e hiahia ana koe ki te kia ", howls ia ki te aau sino. Songs o te whakamana ko te kaupapa rongonui mō te Erix, engari ko te maitai ia i te kāinga ahakoa o ahakoa kei te whakaatu e ia he hinengaro pāpori i roto i te waiata rite "He aha He Pūnoa?", another gripping anthematic track from his sophomore album that questioned current societal norms, ranei ki te heheu e ia he taha atu ra¯nei i roto i rangi pērā i "Clean Squeaky", i roto i te e ai ta ia "e hoko mowhiti Haohaoa koura" ka haere tonu ki te whakaora i te matau toreretanga ki "he whetu Disney squeaky ma, hoatu nui ki tetahi, a ka kite koe!!!"I roto i te" taonga ", E Erix i runga i te tumu parau o te whakarere i te wāhi rātou tamaiti o te tirohanga, me te tahitohito waiata "Ki te whai, ki te mau, no te taonga io te, hoki te iti, i roto i te mate me te hauora, noa i roto i te tahi mea o te kia, Kiia inaianei koe e ahau ... .DONE!!!". Ian kahore raruraru pūtake take taunanawe ano he karakia, sex and inequality but he also loves to have fun and can certainly live it up as evident in songs like “;Shangri-La "; which was a huge tongue-in-cheek crowd-pleaser at radio and on the live circuit in 2016. I roto i te waiata rite "Tupu Raro", tona ode ki te kore e tipu ake, Ngahau tuakiri o Ian tiaho i roto i rite i titoa ai ia "e kore ahau e me ki te tupu ake. Kia tupu koe ki raro "! In “Sex Dance and Rock and Roll” his Top 10 2013 single, we see another side of him altogether when he sings about, pai, te aha atu? Sex, dance and rock &; pukapuka!!!

Ka tuhituhia a tuhia i te rārangi faahiahia o waiata, Erix is currently working with mulit-platinum producers in the US and Europe to put the final touches on his new full length record. Ko te rauemi hou pupuritia te mata taitamariki, me he ata mōhiotia rite tona ake. Anei te raveraa i ia waiata, maoa ki te teen angst, waiata e hanga whakaaro koutou ranei waiata e kia peke ake koe me te kanikani, Erix Ko te mārama he ringatoi, me te tūmomo ki te tirohanga, me te hihiri katoa he rota ki te mea. 2018 is expected to see the release of Ian’s long awaited new album via joint ventures with Misfit Mindz Entertainment, and Nordican Music Group under the Sony Music Entertainment banner. I tua atu ki te tuku o tona lekooti hou, the year should also see the launch of “;The Drop”;, he motuhake 10 episode series for VEVO TV starring Erix and featuring some of the hottest stars of EDM, pakū waiata me te pop tikanga i nga mau ohipa poturi huri noa i te ao. Segments from the online series will also be seen in micro burst in between programming on MTV networks around the world. I tua atu, Ian Kei te hoki te whakaata i te pūāhua waituhi i roto i te kēmu ataata hōu hanga e etahi o te taua ngā whai wāhi i roto i te kapa Guitar Hero tipuna. Ka ngā te hāngai game music e rua ara puoro hou i Erix, a kua tūmanakohia kia tukua te kēmu ripeka-atamira mō te Wii, Pūnaha petipeti Xbox me PlayStation.

I muri mai i te haerenga pa¯nui o Amerika ki te Tonga, where he appeared before the largest live crowd of his career in front of 2.5 miriona tangata i roto i te Rio De Janeiro i te Eve New Year o, Ian korerotia e MTV Brazil e te amped ake ia mo te haere ao parirau tonu, me te kaikā tino ki te tiki i tona waiata hou i runga i te ara. MTV in several markets has already showcased some of Ian’s upcoming material and early support has also been coming in from some powerful taste-making DJ’s and key influences at radio around the world.

Ian’s music video for “Shangri-La”, a raucous clip filmed in hedonistic Sunny Beach, Bulgaria went live on YouTube and Vevo in limited European markets in 2015 racking up more than two million views to start. Ko te wana super, maui o te pokapū rangi he, kia rite ki Ian, “A crazy-fun party anthem and a reminder not to take life too seriously!” Erix told MTV recently that he wrote the lyrics after living through some terrible personal tragedies. Na ka mea ia, “The song’s a little over the top and maybe even a bit goofy but it helped me a lot to get into a whole other head space when I was writing it. Kia aroha mai, Ua haapii mai au i te ara pakeke i tēnei tau pehea e taea te ora nanakia e a e te reira noa rawa damn poto me te ohorere na haere mai ki tenei ariā e pā ana ki ia rā e noho ana rite ake te he hararei i roto i te paradaiso haurangi utopian te wahi kahore kino ake tupu me te ki tetahi mea haere, Ko e he mawhiti nui cathartic hoki ahau. We could all use a Shangri-La sometimes!” “;Shangri-la has been extremely well received at Top 40 radio in several markets already. An incarnation of the track topped the official charts in Scandinavia peaking at #3 in Finland when it was released on Universal Music in that region.

Following the success of “;Shangri-la”;, tuhituhi Erix, hua, co-directed and stars in “;Graffiti On My Heart”;, he 4 wahi music kiriata ataata kua mua e tuku me nga pukapuka kei roto e rave rahi waiata i te LP. The inspirational musical film was quite an ambitious and personal undertaking by Ian. The story-line depicts his life as a youngster as he was persecuted outrageously by abusive family members and townspeople and goes on to feature a reflection on the the tragic homicide of his grandfather and subsequent loss of his father along with Ian’;s battle to overcome these tragedies and fight the small mindedness and hatred he is faced with in order to rise against a repressive society.

Ian toured Europe extensively during the summer of 2015 with stops in 23 cities including a special appearance at Utlra Music Festival in Croatia. He has continued touring since playing 17 dates across UK with famed XFactor boyband Union J in February 2017. He also hosted the Paradise Int’;l Music Festival with Austin Mahone, Whiz Khalifa and Kanye West in the Phillipines that same year. More recently, Erix performed at the MTV pre-show for Justin Bieber’;s Purpose tour in Mumbai. In the summer of 2017, his latest single “;Footprints In The Sand”; hit #5 on the dance radio charts in Japan in and in December 2017, the song was named the official theme for New Year’;s 2018, in Dubai, UAE. Erix appeared at various events around UAE to promote the single at the end of the year and took part in a pre-show broadcast from the Katy Perry concert in Abu Dhabi on New Year’;s Eve.

album roa tonu hou o Ian, tentatively ttitled “Scream for Freedom”, Kei te utaina ki mālohi, whakaaro whakapataritari, / Rangi maha Lutyens oto, me te ngahau. As a proponent for freethinking, faaiteraa whaiaro me te pārekareka he, tonu Erix ki te whakatairanga i te karere o te anti-rite ki tona rōpū o pā mohiotia rite te Army Mutt, he ranunga o Iwi rerekē, haapa'oraa, iwi, ira, tau me sexualities nei whakakotahi ki raro i to ratou aroha mo te waiata, peace and individuality. Erix’;s upcoming single, ";Tomahawk”; which is featured in the epic finale of “;Graffiti On My Heart”; Ko te waiata kaha me te wana e pā ana ki te pono ki a koe i utu katoa e ka korero pono ki tau nui o taitamarikitanga huri noa te ao.

A dynamic and enthralling performer, Erix is sure to win over a legion of new admirers when his music is introduced to wider audiences this year as he embarks on promotional tours across Japan, Tonga Te Tai Rāwhiti Asia, South America and Australia in late spring before a return to the USA and Europe in the summer.