Nailah Hunter is a Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, harpist, and vocalist. Emerging in 2019 with her self-released debut single "Apple, Maple, Willow," Nailah soon joined Leaving Records for the release of her breakthrough debut EP Spells in May 2020, a brief yet powerfully hypnotic 6-track offering that put her cosmic ambient-pop on full display. Continuing to create music full of magic, wonder, and healing energies, Nailah stayed busy in 2021 with the release of another solo EP Quietude for Leaving Records and the meditative album Sleeping Sea that was composed in collaboration with the music-focused app Endel.
Nailah's exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight In A Perfect World is a dreamy journey through candlelit psychedelic R&B jams with a tasty sprinkling of cinematic downtempo beats and celestial cosmic jazz, and it also features her brand new single "Forest Dark."
|Midnight In A Perfect World||Intro|
|Kadhja Bonet||Dear Gina|
|Meernaa||On My Line|
|John Carroll Kirby||Pause on the Ancient Ballcourt|
|Alan Hawkshaw & Brian Bennett||Mermaid|
|Erika De Casier||Insult Me|
|Black Taffy||Casting Glamours|
|The Growth Eternal||The Remains|
|Dua Saleh||i belong to you|
|Nailah Hunter||Forest Dark|
|Nubya Garcia||Together is a Beautiful Place to Be|
|Asiahn||Get Away (Acoustic)|
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