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Erez Safar

Based out of the stereophonic heart of Los Angeles, Erez Safar – a.k.a. Diwon (pronounced dee-wan) is an American DJ, producer, and songwriter. His work spans psychedelia, rock, hip hop, EDM, trap and world music. Diwon is renowned worldwide for his remixes of pop acts like Lana Del Rey and The XX. On the inside, Diwon has the heart of a true-school hip-hop head. A prolific producer, Diwon releases a clutch of albums every year. Who can say what the next will sound like? It’s a big world, and Diwon is global.


BONHOMSEX WAR

* Los Angeles based songwriting duo Bonhom is a new pop project co-created by James Coleman and Diwon. The two produce their own unique brand of epic dream like pop which you may have heard on your favorite TV programs. Bonhom recently had their song “Live for the Now” featured in the season premier of Witches of Eastend. Their single NYE has been picked up by Indaba Music and was remixed by over 35 countries. With Bonhom’s debut album, Sex War, the two defy genres and labels blending elements of folk, pop, hip hop, edm and rock into an unmistakable sound that is Bonhom. With a fantastic fusion of their musical talents, Coleman and Diwon produce the songs of which dreams are made.

Watch ‘Live for Now” @ erezsafar.com/video/

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WATCH => ‘Live For Now’, ‘Free My Love‘, ‘Animal

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DIWON NEW GAME

* Diwon’s debut solo LP, New Game is a breakneck journey through the strange loops of his unique artistic process, New Game finds Diwon working with artists from the hip-hop underground such as Open Mike Eagle, Tim Fite and MC Paul Barman, as well as indie sirens like Liza. Tracks are artfully built from the ground up using funky-drummer style percussion or bass-heavy West Coast production and tastefully laced with everything from crunchy psychedelic guitars to Middle Eastern melisma. Still others, like the title track “New Game”, featuring Liza, spike the punch with a strong dose of ice-cold synthesizers to swoon the nonstop Eurotrash party crowd to bed. It’s the producer as auteur, every track taking you through the emotional space of the artist, like Kanye or Godard.

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WATCH => ‘games that we play’

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DREAMS IN STATICSXSW SAMPLER

* “Dreams in Static conjures up the aesthetics of Pulp Fiction & Curtis Mayfield. The songs are like soundtracks to films in a genre somewhere beyond pop and yet resolutely of it, too. The walls of sound that flow throughout the “Dreams of Static” sessions are the balance of the three musicians’ varied musical and personal backgrounds. Themes range from love and heartbreak to lust and existentialism. Dreams In Static resurrects the guitar and soul-singing that pops in a world where popular music has been left in a state of static and midi sounds.

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WATCH => ‘You’re On Your Own’

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DIWONPRE-GAME

* Before Diwon’s debut record “New Game,” there were the beats and pieces that brought his singles and full album to life. “Pre-Game” is a collection of never before heard instrumentals with Diwon shining a spotlight where his heart really lies; he is a true-school hip-hop head. DJ Booth called Diwon a “beatmaking buzzsmith,” and with the release of his instrumental album “Pre-Game” he keeps the focus on just that, taking you into his world of instrumental madness.

“With old school producers like J Dilla, to new school beat makers like Flying Lotus, we can compare Diwon to some of the best in the game, but we feel like he has the sound that is making a name and following of it’s own. Diwon’s debut instrumental album “PRE-GAME” sets the bar for producers across the globe.” – IRB

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BANCS MEDIAENDLESS SUMMER

Bancs Media turns up the heat with their searing Endless Summer compilation! The new album features dazzling originals, remixes, and previously unreleased tracks by Grammy winning artists like RZA, non-stop touring artist Kosha Dillz and every rapper’s favorite rapper, Kool G. Rap. The compilation also includes material from emerging artists like Bonhom, Ducky and more. With a quarter of the tracks produced by Bancs Media CEO Diwon, this is a compilation hotter than the West Coast sun in which it was forged.

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get it now -> bandcamp


DREAMS IN STATICYOU’RE ON YOUR OWN (THE REMIXES)

* Diwon’s rock group, Dreams in Static released a Remix EP for its first single “You’re On Your Own” which premiered on Wall Street Journal. AltSounds described their sound as “John Mayer meets The Rolling Stones with more soul; yes it’s possible. Bringing in sexy guitar tones and soul singing that have left the world of quality music, these three partners in crime resurrect the passionate and dynamic sound to popular music.”

* watch the video @ youtu.be/Dv4nrGdqBZ4
* check out the Indaba Music Remix contest @ indaba.us/bxhG

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WATCH => ‘You’re On Your Own’, ‘You’re On Your Own (TUM Remix)’

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KYLE RAPPS & DIWONSYNDICATION

* After 3 buzzed-about singles, Kyle Rapps & Diwon release their TV Show Remix album, Syndication, as a Free Download! At eleven tracks, all songs are sampled using the television theme song of the corresponding track title. From Breaking Bad, Dexter and Portlandia, to The Twilight Zone, Addams Family and The Andy Griffith Show, Syndication adds a grimy ‘boom-trap’ spin to some of TV’s most celebrated syndications since the days of coat hanger antennas. If you missed their ingenius Mr. Rogers flip or Kyle Rapps in Breaking Bad wearing the show’s trademark Hazmat suit and safety goggles, watch the videos to the right.

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WATCH => ‘Mr. Rogers’, ‘Hawaii Five-O‘, ‘Breaking Bad’

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BONHOM SINGLES + REMIXES

* Bonhom is a new pop project co-created by two musical masterminds: singer/songwriter James Coleman and DJ, producer, and songwriter Diwon. Together, they produce their own unique brand of epic ethereal pop. With the release of the “Live For Now” song and music video, Bonhom defines the style of Dream-Pop. From the danceable beat to the dreamy vocals, ”Live for Now” delivers a classic pop sound infused with a post-modern production.

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WATCH => ‘Live For Now’, ‘Free My Love‘, ‘Animal

STREAM/DOWNLOAD => bandcamp


MIKEY PAUKEREXTRAORDINARY LOVE

* Mikey Pauker, a folk guitar slinging artist from Orange County has been spreading love and light all over the globe.  His forthcoming album, Extraordinary Love, is weaved together by Mikey’s connection to ancient texts that run through his veins and feeds his ability to compose music inspired by mysticism and divine experiences.The album brings together elements of Bon Iver, the XX, Trevor Hall, The Civil Wars & Imagine Dragons with beautiful melodies and unique lyrics with an underlying feel of Mikey’s desire to connect people with their inner light. This is a folk album that pop culture fiends will love, with hip hop producer, Diwon (Y-Love, Dreams In Static) manning the wheels, the songs rhythms and soundscapes occupy a space between pop and anti-folk.

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WATCH => ‘Top of the World’

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DREAMS IN STATICSERENE POETIC

* Dreams in Static conjures up the aesthetic of James Bond, Prefuse 73, & Pulp Fiction. Each song is the soundtrack to a film in a genre of its own. This is music that exists beyond pop and yet overflows with it.

Serene Poetic strikes a balance between Diwon, a Los Angeles-based hip-hop producer, and Dugans, a multifaceted guitarist-composer from Texas. Using live drums, samplers, analog synths, electric pianos and guitars, Dreams in Static transcends genres and breathes new life and depth with each subsequent listen. It pops in a world where popular music has been left in a state of static.

If hip-hop is dead to the underground and rock is dead to the mainstream, “Serene Poetic” resurrects the two and blends their elements into a single sonic sonnet.

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KYLE RAPPS & DIWONTYRONE GOSLING

* “Harlem emcee Kyle Rapps and producer/DJ Diwon have come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners their latest collaborative street release, the Tyrone Gosling FreEP. Inspired by 2011 thriller Drive and built on samples used in 1980’s crime dramas, the project features five original records from the Hood Samaritan cohorts. Included on the tracklist is reader-approved leak “Night Call.” Rapps rocks the mic solo throughout the project, and all production comes courtesy of Diwon.” – The DJ Booth

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BONHOMLIVE FOR NOW

* “Live for Now” is the first single off Bonhom’s upcoming album. The release contains a remix by Dubstep duo, Neutron – made up of Hollywood producers,Laze & Royal responsible for some of the hottest songs by Tyga, The Game, Chris Brown, Ke$ha and more. “Live For Now” was produced by Bonhom, a new pop project co-created by two musical masterminds: singer-songwriter/producer, James Coleman and DJ/producer/songwriter, Diwon. Together, they produce their own unique brand of epic dreamlike pop. With the message of living in the moment, “Live For Now” is just the tune to blast as you’re getting ready for the New Year.

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WATCH => ‘Live For Now’

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DREAMS IN STATICYOU’RE ON YOUR OWN

* Dreams in Static featuring Akie Bermiss’ single, “You’re On Your Own” premiered on Respect Magazine as part of Bancs Media’s “Endless Summer” compilation. This is the first single off their forthcoming “Part of the Machine” album. It brings its own swagger to a sound reminiscent of Curtis Mayfield and TV on the Radio. The music video will be released soon.

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WATCH => ‘You’re On Your Own’

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V/ASEPHARDIC MUSIC FESTIVAL VOL. 2

* SMF VOL. 2 ranges from traditional Sephardic folk songs to hip hop, electro, and dance music. Cheb i Sabbah, among the most talented world-music producers, kicks off the compilation with “Im Ninalou” (If the Doors are Locked), a traditional Yemenite song made famous by the late great Ofra Chaza. Dunkelbunt remixes Marseille-based Watcha Clan, mix Balkan brass and Sephardic folk with Gnawa trance and hip-hop. Diwon is featured 3 separate times this compilation, one middle eastern instrumental, a beautiful sephardic downtempo electronic collaboration with Smadar Levi and a “Maoz Tzur” holiday-inspired song with an LMFAO feel. Jerusalem native Mor Karbasi chills out the compilation with her beautiful song titled “Arvoles.” The Compilation is a sonic journey unlike anything you have heard, pick up your copy now!

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V/A SEPHARDIC MUSIC FESTIVAL VOL. 1

* A mix of traditional, dance, electro, hip hop, and folk songs from around the Sephardic world makes up the Sephardic Music Festival’s first compilation album. Grammy-nominated artist Matisyahu combines a suite of Middle Eastern inspired hip hop riffs with a time-honored Yemenite chorus sung by Yehuda Solomon. Yasmin Levy’s impassioned song “Mi Korasón” (My Heart) emphasizes the underappreciated romantic side of the Ladino language. Moshav contributes a powerful rendition of the Yemenite wedding song “Abba Shimon” in Judeo Arabic. In addition, the world-renowned , Yair Dalal, offers a memorable interpretation of the classic Shabbat song “Ya Ribon.”

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Y-LOVESEE ME

* The club-friendly tracks on See Me are influenced as much by rap vet Chuck D as by new artists like Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj. Producer Diwon (mastermind behind Shemspeed Records) skillfully blends Middle Eastern beats with clubbed-out hip-hop, giving the EP an entrancing worldly sound ready for the dance floor. Y-Love explores a variety of styles, from dance and world to pop, to express his underlying message of harmony: “Unity builds the world, all divisions destroy the world.”

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WATCH => ‘This Is Unity’, ‘The Takeover ft. Any Milonakis

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Y-LOVE THE TAKEOVER FT. ANDY MILONAKIS

* “The Takeover,” is the lead single from the forthcoming Y-Love LP, produced by Diwon. The song explodes with African rhythms and clever wordplay, featuring Jamaican dancehall artist Tj Di Hitmaker, and super star comedian/actor, Andy Milonakis (MTV/Jimmy Kimmel). The music video has been featured on AOL, VH1 and MTV and TV Guide recently highlighted it as “What’s Hot.”

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WATCH => The Takeover ft. Any Milonakis

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DIWON MIXTAPES

* Based out of the stereophonic heart of Los Angeles, Diwon is an American DJ, producer, and songwriter. Diwon’s mixtapes bridge the worlds of electronic music, dancehall and hip hop, blending elements of his production. His work spans psychedelia EDM, trap and world music. Diwon is renowned worldwide for his remixes of pop acts like Lana Del Rey and The XX. On the inside, Diwon has the heart of a true-school hip-hop head. A prolific producer, Diwon releases a clutch of albums every year.

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get it now -> soundcloud


HOOD SAMARITANHONEY DIJON (EP)

* “After releasing several internet leaks, the emcee x DJ/producer trifecta of Kyle Rapps, Y-Love and Diwon, collectively known as Hood Samaritan, are pleased to release their debut FreEP Honey Dijon to the masses. The four track extended play includes both original composition from the likes of Blockhead, along with remixes of Colourless Colour from La Roux, Riot Rhythm from Sleigh Bells and Janye Zest’s Ni@@as In Paris, courtesy of Diwon.”- 2DOPEBOYZ

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD => soundcloud

PLACEMENTS

Diwon has songwriting credits in the following tv shows and movies:

TV

Vanderpump Rules: (Bravo)

“Free My Love” (S2 E5)
“Free My Love” (S2 13)
“I Swear To You” (S2 E6)
“Live for Now” (S2 E7)
“Fire” (S2 E14)
“I Swear To You” (S2 E15)

Witches of East End: (Lifetime)

“Live for Now” (S2 E1)

Faking It: (MTV)

“Free My Love” (S2 E13)

The Art Of (Ovation Tv)

“Gonna Light” (S2 E6)

MOVIES

Wuthering High (Lifetime)

“Get Up Stand Up (Sign Of Life)”

Walk of Shame starring Elizabeth Banks

Semitic Chant

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