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IDM MUSIC presents: ULIKA revival tour (TAMARA OBROVAC & MATIJA DEDIĆ)

The project "ULIKA" that Tamara Obrovac quartet formed in 1998, for the first time represented a new way of thinking and composing of Croatian ethno/jazz singer Tamara Obrovac: she blended in it a local Istrian music spirit with the universal jazz expression.
After a while the quartet met again last summer in Grožnjan and, inspired by a completely new creative ideas that they found in themselves, they decided to gather again and reedit the previously created compositions from a new, more developed artistic point of view, in a new project "ULIKA revival".
This project also marks a new cooperation between fantastic and multiple music award winners Tamara Obrovac and Matija Dedić, both having their own successful careers that cross their paths every once in a while.
"ULIKA revival" project will start with a series of concerts that will take place in February, after which the quartet is planning to work on their new album.
Check out the dates of the "Ulika revival" mini-tour:

13.02.2012. – Koper, Slovenija Circolo, ciklus Radio live – 20:00h
14.02.2012. – Pula, RH Istarsko Narodno Kazalište (INK) – 20:00h
15.02.2012. – Zagreb, RHKD Vatroslav Lisinski, koncert Jazz ciklus Lisinski – 20:00h

 

IDM'S DUO JA I TI RELEASED THEIR FIRST SINGLE "OGLEDALCE"

As we announced few weeks ago, IDM's duo Ja i Ti (Jana Valdevit and Tin Ostreš) officially released their first single "Ogledalce".
The song, inspired by the eternal theme of human stupidity and misunderstandings, has been composed by Jana Valdevit, in a moment of her creative madness in her family basement, while she was getting some rest of the serious musical works, while Tin Ostreš wrote the lyrics.
In recording this creative madness, Jana and Tin got a little help from their friends - Mario Rašić on contrabass and Ivan Božanić on slide guitar.
To hear how this fresh, original and unique expression on the Croatian music scene sounds, click on their

 Ja i Ti Facebook page

 

EMI MP writers win Golden Globe for the 2012 Best Original Song

At the 69th annual Golden Globe Award ceremony held 2 days ago in Beverly Hills, California, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry won the award for the best original song from a motion picture, for their song "Masterpiece" co-written with the pop diva Madonna.
The trio beat Elton John and Mary J Blidge that were nominated in the same category.
The song "Masterpiece" was written for the end credits of Madonna' directorial film "W.E", but it will also be included in Madonna's upcoming 12th studio album that should be out in March 2012.
Julie Frost, signed to EMI Music Publishing, already has a notable list of hits that she wrote in her career including the 2010 Eurovision winning song "Satellite" by Lena, B.E.P.'s "Just can't Get Enough" and Beyonce's "Countdown".
Jimmy Harry, also an EMI writer/composer, has worked in the past with the names like Pink, Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson and Santana.
Congrats to EMI MP and to Julie and Jimmy!

 

Happy holidays from IDM Music

With hope that the Mayans weren't quite precise as most of the people think, and that our computers, toasters and washing machines will still be in use after December 31, we send you our best wishes for the upcoming 2012.

We thank you for all the great work we've done together and looking forward to all future projects we will be happily working on.
2011 was a lot of struggle, but as a reminder that after the rain comes sun, we are giving you a free mp3 download of the track "Movin' On" by our artist Harold Perrineau. Not only it is lyrically a beautiful song full of optimism and positive energy, but it also might come in handy in burning of all the absorbed calories in the upcoming weeks. :)

IDM Music sincerely wishes you happy holidays and all the best in 2012!

Click HERE for the free download of the song "Movin' On".

 

COLLABORATION BETWEEN MICK HUCKNALL (SIMPLY RED) AND IDM'S DUO PLAYONE

In their long-lasting career, one of the most popular groups of the 20th century, Simply Red, have never made a Christmas song... until now. Their frontman Mick Hucknall has written a song "Happy this Christmas" which is about to be launched worldwide.

After Mick heard the remix of the single "Take it to the roof", produced by Darko Juranović D'Knock and DJ Fresh Jay (Playone) in cooperation with IDM's producer Zvonimir Dusper Dus , he decided to hire the guys for the club version of his song "Happy this Christmas!".
Besides Playone, the second version of the song has been remixed by Bimbo Jones, a well known production team, famous for their remixes of Lady Gaga, Pink, Janet Jackson, Usher, Annie Lenox and others.

This is just the beginning of the worldwide success of the duo Playone: their promo teams Svijet Produkcije and Oziris, which are in charge of placing their work into the global markets, already announced that Playone have started preparing the remixes for Simple Minds as well as for some other well known artists.

Click HERE to listen to Playone's remix of the song "Happy This Christmas".

 

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Zdenko Runjić (born October 26, 1942 in Slavonski Brod, during the Independent State of Croatia, died October 27, 2004, Split, Croatia) was Croatian songwriter based in Split. In his long career, he established himself as the most prolific and most popular songwriter of the former Yugoslavia, now Croatia. Many of his songs, inspired by the folk traditions of Dalmatia, became classics and Runjić helped the careers of many notable Croatian musicians such as ...More

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