Niki & the Dove and The Greys on their new collaboration | Interview

Over the music, Cantillo and his manufacturing associate Joe Williamson gave Niki & The Dove area to put in writing, create and play with the tracks despatched, with none circumstances. “He’s all the time like, that is the way it turned out and that is the way it’s going to be, so let’s preserve it,” says Karlöf.

Of the collaboration, Cantillo is equally enthusiastic, describing it as “Joyful, gentle, easygoing, open hearted, heartfelt, pure, and dreamy.” He says, “It’s only a nice alternative to do some cool stuff with mates. A pure factor to do. Feeding off of one another’s concepts and creating one thing new. It’s additionally enjoyable to share one thing new with the world and see how folks really feel about it.”

Out right now, new EP This Is The Music is a genre-sweeping and wealthy assortment of songs that melds traditional songwriting with present, capacious manufacturing. Opening monitor “Gloria” is uplifting and serene in the identical breath, whereas earlier single “Police” thumps with kitsch keys and refrain. Throughout the EP, there’s a feeling of playful pleasure, freedom and enjoyable.

Not solely has the EP been a rewarding and fruitful undertaking, it additionally helped Niki & The Dove to maneuver additional with their very own forthcoming music. When a monitor was getting tough or felt caught, they labored alongside The Greys to assist flesh issues out. “It was a pleasant method of getting perspective on our personal music and our personal album. They’re truly on the brand new album as musicians, in order that’s a really concrete consequence,” Karlöf smiles.