Marking their third collaboration to date, Felix Raphael And Armen Miran have joined forces once again to provide us with irresistible house grooves and ethnic melodies, this time in the form of exciting single “Soul Guardian.” At a combined 600k+ monthly listeners on Spotify, as well as tens of millions of collective streams, Felix Raphael and Armen Miran are both titans within the downtempo electronica and ethnic deep house space, and this new collaboration is bound to help cement their influence even further.
Out via prestigious record label, Cafe De Anatolia, “Soul Guardian” is driven by an assortment of classical instruments – piano, violin, acoustic guitar and flute – which nicely give it its distinctive flair. Laced under them however, is a strong dance foundation with thumping kicks and groovy percussion, which creates a multi-layered instrumental that we can’t get enough of. Felix Raphael’s ethereal vocal however is what truly takes “Soul Guardian” to the next level, as he sings incredible lines that will definitely help the artists’ audience connect with the song even more.
Hailing from Germany, Felix Raphael discovered his fascination with music early in his life, when his mother took him to singing lessons. Later, he went on to become proficient at multiple instruments and perform as a singer alongside various bands, before finally discovering DJing and electronic music. Kicking off his career in 2018, he has worked with the likes of Ben Boehmer, Oliver Koletzki, Bookashade and Tinlicker.
Armen Miran, on the other hand, was born in Iran and is currently based in LA. A producer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist, he has established himself as a powerful name within the industry, capturing the attention of listeners worldwide with his incredible productions and strong DJ mixes. Drawing inspiration from his spirituality and nature, he aims to take his listeners on a journey with his stunning music.
Felix Raphael and Armen Miran's “Soul Guardian” is a truly monumental release for both artists, and we hope to see them back on Cafe De Anatolia very soon. The buzzing label has positioned itself as a leader within the worlds of Organic House, Chillout, Lounge, Electronica, and Organic Downtempo with oriental twists, having released more than 400 compilations, albums, singles, and EPs, on top of owning a massive promotional network of over 15 YouTube channels.