I Ya Toyah has released her latest single, ‘Concrete.’ The track, written, produced, and performed by I Ya Toyah and produced, mixed and mastered by Nick Palazzo, is available on all streaming platforms now.
‘Concrete’ is the second of 5 singles off I Ya Toyah’s sophomore EP, Out of Order. The track explores anxiety through cyberpunk synths sounds and groovy beats, sharing I Ya Toyah’s intense personal expression of the current reality we are all living in.
Futuristic vocal harmonies hypnotize audiences, and the rhythmic music puts them in an immediate trance. “This song is about pandemic anxiety. It brings light to the extreme mental wear, something most of us are now familiar with thanks to 2020 and its dystopian vibe,” says I Ya Toyah.
I Ya Toyah’s sophomore EP is set to release on March 26th exclusively on bandcamp, June 18th on all streaming services, and is available for pre-order on bandcamp. Everyone who preorders instantly gets the streaming and download access to the first two singles off the EP. The music video for ‘Concrete,’ filmed by Joel Lopez of Lumbra Productions also dropped March 17th
I Ya Toyah is currently awaiting new tour dates confirmations with Stabbing Westward and her Northwest US and Canadian tour, as they got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic spread.
About I Ya Toyah
I Ya Toyah landed here to spread the disease of music and infect the human race. She is a one woman army that blends the chaos and balance with a familiar vibe of industrial electronica sound. Her music is a fusion of smooth, cutting edge vocals, surreal guitars, hypnotizing beats and multiple electronic synth elements arising into dark arrangements that, combined with storytelling lyrics, respond to the paranoia of everyday reality.
The meaning behind the name I Ya Toyah sustains these values- when spoken out loud, in
Polish it means It’s Just Me. Born and raised in Poland’s tough reality, she migrated to the USA as a young adult to seek a better life and musical fulfillment. Code Blue, I Ya Toyah’s self written, recorded and produced debut album- was released on October 26th, 2018 and got
immediate recognition in the music industry and stellar reviews from top industrial electronic magazines in USA, Europe, Australia and South America.
I Ya Toyah is known for her live show — a mind-changing experience bringing a mix of captivating sounds and consciousness-expanding visuals, wrapped together by atmospheric finish of pulsating lights and engaging performance of one woman army taking control over multiple instruments and…the spectators. Within the year following an album release she showcased her talent in multiple cities playing concerts in legendary venues such as Warehouse (La Crosse), TheForge (Joliet), Club Anything (Milwaukee), Chop Shop (Chicago), Granada Theater (Dallas), Elysium (Austin), The Masquerade- Hell ( Atlanta),Soundstage ( Baltimore), Reggies ( Chicago), recordBar ( KCMO), Thalia Hall ( Chicago) and more, and sharing the stage with Mortiis, Grendel, Adoration Destroyed, Cyanotic, Conformco, Zwaremachine and many others.
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