Erika de Casier selects old and new favourites.
RIKA DE CASIER | PHOTOGRAPHY: PETRA KLEIS | STYLING: CAROLINE GUDMANDSEN | MAKE-UP / HAIR : AYOE NISSEN18 JUNE 2021
Erika de Casier is on the cover of Mix mag. Read the cover feature here and check out her exclusive Cover Mix playlist below
“Here are some new songs I’m listening to at the moment, favourites by friends, some old tracks I reconnected with and a couple of mine that fit :)”
Credits by DJMAG
Erika de Casier e Ramos Lizardo is a Portuguese-born Danish singer, songwriter, and record producer. She began her career performing as half of the duo Saint Cava. After the duo disbanded, she independently released her debut studio album, Essentials, in 2019. She signed to British record label 4AD in 2020, and released her second studio album, Sensational, in 2021.
Starting in 2014, Casier performed with Andreas Vasegaard as part of the R&B duo Saint Cava. The duo performed at the Roskilde Festival in 2015 and released a string of singles through Danish record label Forbandet Ungdom before eventually disbanding. During this time, she also worked with the Danish electronic collective Regelbau.
In 2017, Casier released her debut single as an independent artist, “What You want to do?, and released her second single, “Intimate”, the following year. She released her debut studio album, Essentials, on 16 May 2019 through her own label, Independent Jeep Records, which spawned the two prior singles as well as the singles “Good Time” and “Do My Thing”Essentials are well-received by critics, and appeared on several lists of the best albums of the year from publications including Vice, Crack Magazine, and Gorilla vs. Bear, which also named Essentials as one of the best albums of the 2010s.
Her April 2020 remix of English singer Dua Lipa’s single “Physical” appeared on the remix EP for the song. She performed a set for Boiler Room’s Streaming from Isolation series in May 2020.In October 2020, she signed to UK record label 4AD and released her first single with the label, “No Butterflies, No Nothing”, which will also serve as the lead single from her second studio album, Sensational, with a music video. The Fader named the single as one of the best songs of 2020. In March 2021, she released her second single from Sensational, “Drama”. Casier announced the title of Sensational and its scheduled release date, and released her third single from the album, “Polite”, in April 2021. The fourth single from the album, “Busy”, was released in May 2021.
Credits by British WikiPedia