Merlin Szy is an 18-year-old beatmaker and producer, born in Switzerland and currently living in Australia. His shape-shifting productions vary from Hip-Hop beats & Lo-Fi to Dark Hip-Hop.
Merlin’s multicultural background has cultivated his open mind which reflects his capacity in mixing different genres and combining them to his own distinctive style. He is inspired by artists such as J. Cole, Frank Ocean, Smino, and Mick Jenkins. He also draws inspiration from producers like J Dilla, Madlib, Stln Drms, and Monte Booker.
In 2019, he collaborated with Detroit rapper Jaypitts and produced two songs ‘Wild Wild Blessings’ and ‘Golden Hour’ which were released on the EP ‘There's Gold in the Sky’.
Merlin is currently collaborating with Trip-Hop band Earthphish on their new album ‘Turtles all the way down’ which will be released in 2020.
Merlin Syz's debut single ’Midnight’ was released in 2020, a collaboration with Langston Bristol, followed up with '9 am Thoughts Episode 3', the latest release of this great team.
'Sundown' is Merlin's first instrumental release, a super chill lo-fi track that has given us a promising taste of what's to come.