- Bryon Harris
Review by Patrick Joseph & Staff
“Summer Nights” is a captivating and hypnotic piece of music. The intensity of the drum track will keep listeners suspended inside the groove. The contrast between the gentle harmonic motion and the driving rhythm creates a wonderful, exciting sound. A smooth vocal track is well-delivered and adds depth and humanity to the music. The overall sound of this music is rich and intricate, producing a provocative and enjoyable mood.
Lyrically, “Summer Nights” uses poetic expression to enhance the feeling of the music. Processed vocals and creative mixing allow only fragments of the lyrics to be showcased, resulting in subjectivity for listeners.
“Let me love you like I do.” The smooth and comfortable vocal delivery seems dreamlike. “When the music drags behind you…When I feel…” Listeners will place their own meaning on this song, making it even more effective.
“Summer Nights” is an exploration in music production. The four cornerstones of this song seem to be the drum programming, harmonic synth pads, arpeggiated keyboard expressions, and the vocal melody. ARTEKK demonstrates artistry in the way he showcases each cornerstone. Every facet of this music is well-conceived and well-executed. The vocal octave doubling in the chorus is highly effective, as is the overall combination of musical layers. “Summer Nights” is an engaging and effective work of art that will elate you.
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About Artekk The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what we have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. ARTEKK is one such artist that epitomizes the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented producer from Leipzig, Germany. ARTEKK is making music that is driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort and spread love and joy to all those that hear it. Born Robert Schulz, ARTEKK has a vast array of musical influences however he accredits the pivotal influences and inspiration in his life to genres such as Rave 90‘s, Hip Hop, Punk, Jazz, Tekk and D&B. In the 90’s he was drummer and also played guitar in 2 Punk Bands.
This all culminates in ARTEKK producing a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy going and fun, infused with positive energy to allow for an immersive experience that brings feelings of elation and happiness. For more information about Artekk, please visit his website.