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Dakota Sixx: Innocence

Dakota Sixx is an unsigned EDM vocalist/songwriter haling from Birmingham, recently relocating to London to immerse herself in to the heart of the electronic scene. Currently studying in a University in the heart of London, Dakota has already began to enhance her skills in production (Logic & Maschine), music business, songwriting and performance. Dakota’s end goal is to be able to write, produce, record and deal with the business aspects of her music career without relying on a third party. Recently working with Nuvaman on their upcoming release ‘Innocence’ as well as working with other EDM artists in order to create her first debut E.P including songs such as ‘Lost Ya’, ‘Fantasise’, ‘Come With Me’ and ‘The Way You Looked At Me’ to fully establish herself within the electronic scene.

Dakota Sixx: Innocence

Fierce London-based electronic artist Dakota Sixx storms onto the scene with her double single ‘Innocence’/‘Lost Ya’, taken from her forthcoming ‘Innocence’ EP, out on 29th July via The Sound Of Everything UK. Originally hailing from Birmingham, Dakota recently relocated to London to fully immerse herself in the underground electronic arena. Since moving to the capital, she has collaborated with a number of up-and-coming producers such as Mikey B and Rinse FM-championed Nuvaman, who lends his production talents to ‘Innocence’, a personal track inspired by the bitter ending of a toxic relationship. In Dakota’s own words, “It got to the point where nobody knew who was in the wrong anymore, and we brought out the worst in each other. ‘Innocence’ talks a lot about how much of a love/hate relationship we had” – an impassioned subject matter which is reflected in the track’s layering of dulcet vocals over deep bass and a mass of frenzied synths. The introspective ‘Lost Ya’, meanwhile, is driven by bouncy electronics and atmospheric airy samples, where her vocal ability takes precedence over a gently simmering beat in a track which “relates a lot to how I see myself in a relationship. I’m too much of a proud person to apologise or admit my wrongs 90% of the time…‘Lost Ya’ is about losing somebody because you have too much pride to hold your hands up and take the blame.”

Dakota Sixx: Innocence

Armed with a talent for crafting carefully cutting lyrics and infectious melodies, Dakota’s music encompasses all of her favourite aspects from her various electronic influences, from dubstep and drum & bass to breakbeat and grime. Her forthcoming ‘Innocence’ EP will feature both original mixes of ‘Innocence’ and ‘Lost Ya’, alongside three special reworks, including a take on ‘Innocence’ by Bristol-based underground artist Fish, who has previously gained the support of Skrillex’ Nest HQ for his stripped back, rugged sound. Having already performed at the NIA Birmingham at Free Radio’s annual event alongside the likes of Pixie Lott, Little Mix and Conor Maynard, as well as being invited to perform ‘Innocence’ live on Reprezent FM – where she has scored ‘Track of the Week’ not once but twice – Dakota Sixx is clearly carving a name for herself as one of Birmingham’s freshest exports.

Dakota Sixx: Innocence Lyrics:
In the height of your innocence
I light up my cigarette
I feel I owe you something but I don’t
And even though it was my fault
I can’t deny that much at all
We both knew it was coming from the start
You stole every part of me
A futuristic memory
My most loving enemy
Black and blue and blue and black
Different shades from silent hands
Que peña you had the chance…

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