Nia Archives – Unfinished Business [Music Video]

Coming in hot off her latest collaboration with British artist Corbin Shaw on an exclusive merch piece (“CHEESE CHIPS N BLOODY GRAVY”) and her second record breaking Boiler Room hosted by Charity Shop Sue welcoming exclusively women, trans and non-binary ravers (the first ever for the platform), the unstoppable new-gen junglist Nia Archives has shared her latest single “Unfinished Business.”

A light and airy lyrical letter to herself about a lover preoccupied by their past, this track marks the third single from the forthcoming debut album Silence Is Loud. “Unfinished Business” joins recent tracks “Crowded Roomz” and “Silence Is Loud” to weave together the albums rich thematic tapestry around love, loneliness, the intense potential power of silence, relationships, family, navigating her 20s and more. To celebrate the release, she shares the official Rory Wood directed video that sees Nia front and center in a series of vignettes from a chip shop to a pub, a house party to a rave, breaking the fourth wall and emotionally pleading her feelings to the camera.

Nia Archives has learned the rules of her sound, and is unafraid to break them, pushing jungle and herself into new, unchartered territories. Due for release on April 12th via HIJINXX/Island Records, while full with the exquisite jungle sound she does so well, Nia Archives is also doing something different and looking to make music for beyond the rave. Working with Ethan P. Flynn (the songwriter and producer known for his work with FKA twigs and David Byrne), Nia is intent that Silence Is Loud is taken in as a full body of work of something “more song-focussed, putting interesting sounds on jungle.”

Fresh off the back of an 8-date Australia and New Zealand Tour, A Quintessentially Junglist Summer bangers “Off Wiv Ya Headz” and “Bad Gyalz”, a JD Sports Christmas advert alongside Central Cee and Kano, gracing the December cover of DJ Mag, a sold out 10,000 ticket “UP YA ARCHIVES” takeover at Warehouse Project, a remix of Fred Again’s “leavemealone”, and the most recent cover of The FACE Magazine, Nia Archives is set up for world domination, placing herself firmly in the lineage of British dance music greats.

Silence Is Loud Tracklist:

Silence Is Loud
Cards On The Table
Unfinished Business
Crowded Roomz
Forbidden Feelingz
Blind Devotion
Tell Me What It’s Like?
Out Of Options
Silence Is Loud (Reprise)
Killjoy !
So Tell Me…

About Nia Archives:
Nia Archives is not interested in being one fixed thing. Since emerging in 2020, the 24-year-old producer, DJ, singer and songwriter has been at the forefront of the latest era of jungle and boasts a slew of critically acclaimed EPs under her belt – Headz Gone West, Forbidden Feelingz and Sunrise Bang Ur Head Against Tha Wall. The Bradford-born, Leeds-raised artist has garnered accolades including placing third in the prestigious BBC Sound Poll for 2023, alongside a nomination for the Brit Awards’ Rising Star prize, plus wins at the DJ Mag, NME, the MOBOs and Artist and Manager Awards. She has also toured the world – be it North America, Europe or Asia – and even opened a show in London as part of Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour. She’s renowned as a party-starter in her own right, too, with takeovers at Glastonbury, Warehouse Project and her own Bad Gyalz day event. She’s done official remixes for the likes of Jorja Smith, had a huge summer hit with her Yeah Yeah Yeahs rework ‘Off Wiv Ya Headz’, and worked with brands like Corteiz, Nike, Flannels, Burberry, FIFA, Apple and JD Sports. A bona-fide press darling with nods from British Vogue, Crack, GQ, The Fader, Pitchfork and more, in just three years, Nia Archives has become a need-to-know name in dance music.

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