Synymata & Leah Culver Revitalize Ellie Goulding's 'Lights'


In an exciting turn of events, the Milwaukee-bred producer Synymata and the dynamic Los Angeles-based Leah Culver have once again joined forces. This time, they're taking on a refreshing cover of Ellie Goulding's iconic track 'Lights,' under the auspices of Lost In Dreams. Their previous collaboration on "Out Of Time" evidently was just a prelude to this masterful rendition, demonstrating their potent chemistry.

Right from the outset, the cover encapsulates waves of nostalgia while introducing novel elements. Leah Culver's commanding falsetto, complemented by Synymata's signature sound design, redefines the beloved anthem. The production is a sophisticated blend of booming kick drums, rich low-end, and crisp claps, all underpinned by a trance-powered drive that bolsters the track's uplifting melodies.

As Culver's performance escalates in intensity, so does the sound palette, culminating in a crescendo of bold drums and twinkling textures. The second drop offers a euphoric escape, slowing the tempo and elevating the song to new heights.

Synymata, whose real name is Anthony Gomulka and is now based out of Idaho Falls, sheds light on the cover's uniqueness: "Ellie Goulding's 'Lights' was a pivotal dance record for me, influencing my decision to pursue music," he explains. "This cover is my first attempt at writing a trance-inspired song, combining a dance classic with my unique sound. Collaborating with Leah Culver, whose voice not only respects but also elevates the original vocals, has been a joy."

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Collaborations with renowned artists like ARMNHMR and SLANDER and support from NGHMTRE, Jauz, and Alison Wonderland, among others, have marked Synymata's journey in the bass music scene. His versatility is evident in his ability to navigate between heavy-hitting and melodic styles. This trait has commercialized the bass scene and positioned him as a rising star in the industry.

On the other hand, Leah Culver, a multi-talented artist, continues to blur the lines between EDM and mainstream pop with her multifaceted approach to music. Her presence in the festival scene and on social media is a testament to her dynamic capabilities as a singer, songwriter, producer, and DJ.

This collaboration between Synymata and Leah Culver on "Lights" is more than just a cover; it's a re-imagination that infuses new life and energy into an already timeless classic. Available on all platforms via Lost In Dreams, this track is a must-listen for Ellie Goulding fans and anyone who appreciates a masterful blend of vocals and electronic production.


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