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  • XMPLA is the moniker of Sydney based producer Aaron James, and is quickly becoming a name that people are paying close attention to. Independently releasing his debut single ‘Make You Feel It ft. JLB’ in 2016 and featured by YouTube tastemaker Mr Suicide Sheep, the single is now sitting at a staggering 1 million collective online streams.

    In 2017, Aaron entered the acclaimed YourShot DJ competition where he came runner up, but later taking out a Studio 301 competition, where he astonished the judges with his unique style and genre-bending production techniques.

    XMPLA was swiftly signed by Tinted Records for a management and label deal, where he was quickly approached for remixes from label bros. Odd Mob and Animal Feelings.

    Having just released his follow up single ‘Better’ via Tinted Records, XMPLA is already receiving high praise from the team at triple J Unearthed.

  • Aaron James, aka XMPLA is the upcoming DJ, producer and vocalist, who is set to turn some heads on his new single, ‘Better’. The Sydney-based artist’s unique take on production creates a sound well beyond his years, combining an eclectic beat sequence with the sound of a multitude of vocalists producing a bouncy electro track.

    Producing and singing on the track XMPLA amalgamates all of life’s different stories by weaving his voice in and out of characters, effortlessly changing his voice upwards of six times throughout the track. Talking about the track, Aaron explains, “Each character represents a different emotion and vibe in which they all tell a slightly different story.”

    After winning the 301 Studios ‘Is It A Banger’ competition and becoming runner up in the YourShot DJ competition, Aaron signed his first label and management deal with Tinted Records. Over the past couple of months XMPLA has been working hard in the studio on a string of originals and remixes including the aforementioned ‘Wolves’ remix and remixes for label mates Odd Mob and Animal Feelings.