Arielle Free, the renowned BBC Radio 1 Dance and R1 Early Breakfast host, is taking the music industry by storm with the launch of her new house imprint, Free Your Mind. Simultaneously, she is dropping the 16th of June an infectious, feel-good first single titled 'Technicolour Kenny,' featuring the mesmerising vocals of Jake Shears.
Arielle Free has experienced an incredible ascent in the music industry, starting from her humble beginnings at Ministry of Sound Radio and eventually rising to become BBC Radio 1’s Early Breakfast host. With her dynamic presence as the face of daytime Radio 1 Dance and her role as one of the UK’s leading tastemakers, Free has solidified her position as a respected figure on the club and festival circuit. Her standout performances at renowned venues and events like Printworks, Creamfields, Parklife, Glastonbury, Lovebox, and TRNSMT have captivated audiences and cemented her status as a multifaceted creative force.
Arielle Free is carving a unique niche in the industry that is entirely her own. In 2022, she made her producer debut with a series of acclaimed releases, including the infectious banger ‘You Can’t Stop Me’ on Eats Everything’s Edible label. Now, with the launch of Free Your Mind, she adds ‘label boss’ to her ever-growing list of accolades, solidifying her position as one of the most exciting artists in the music scene.
Free Your Mind focuses on feel-good house music, featuring producers from across the dance and electronic spectrum. The imprint has already lined up exciting future releases from talented artists like Jenn Getz & Alfie, Toriah, and Tiffany Cornish. Arielle Free sets the stage for this exciting venture with the release of ‘Technicolour Kenny,’ a massive slice of summery disco house. The track cleverly samples Kenny Loggins’ 1977 hit ‘I Believe In Love,’ while Scissor Sisters icon Jake Shears delivers captivating vocals. The result is an irresistible, hands-in-the-air banger that is sure to put smiles on faces from Block9 to Ibiza.
‘Technicolour Kenny‘ holds a story of its own, rooted in love, joy, and new beginnings. It serves as a perfect introduction to the uplifting ethos of the Free Your Mind imprint, offering essential summer vibes from this influential UK talent.
Regarding the creation of ‘Technicolour Kenny,’ Arielle Free shares, “‘Technicolour’ was the first track I ever made. I fell in love with the original after hearing it on a US radio station on the way to my brother’s wedding. I thought it would make an unbelievable dance track! Fast forward to 2023, with the incredible Jake Shears on vocals (whom I’ve loved since day one), it’s finally here and made for the summer sunshine!”
The release of ‘Technicolour Kenny’ also marks the debut single of Arielle Free’s own record label, Free Your Mind. With this venture, she aims to create a comprehensive home that supports house and electronic producers across the spectrum. The label’s focus on feel-good, uplifting house music is evident in the selection of productions signed for upcoming releases, with an emphasis on