Dar.Ra is a Music Writer, Producer and Author earned his stripes with hits for EMI and 21St Century Artists set up the Kusha Deep Label in the 2000s releasing his first solo Album in 2009, called ‘Soul Hours’. The UK, USA music press and radio, made Album of the week on Heart FM Spain, supported the album.
One of the tracks ‘Haunted Dancehall’ featured in a Hollywood film staring Hilary Duff and ‘Snakes On Planes’. Dar.Ra played on BBC Radio Cambridge to a million people live when they connected up their regional stations around the Midlands.
Various EPs ‘Now Is Now’, ‘Live For Love’, ‘Cease Fire’ and soundtrack to film documentary ‘City Of Hope’ have also had millions of streams and lead to the recent album ‘New Kinda Normal’.
The Rock N Roll tour de force, that has seen three singles really make some movements happen in America, with well received Music video’s for ‘Rock Steady’ and ‘Night-Stepper’ being shot in NYC, while ‘Diamonds N The Shadows’ being shot in Atlanta.
Tracks have landed number 1 spots on Rock Radio stations around the USA, play-listed on TV stations LA TV, H2O NYC, Nashville Music TV as well as front cover of Hype Magazine, Top Hitz and Music Box in The UK giving Dar.Ra, a very credible big Star status.
With two new EPs out ‘Stand Up For The Heroes’ a tribute to the keyworkers who have stood up to the task of the Pandemic and the Whisky n Honey EP this work continues to shape Dar.Ra’s musical catalogue.
The Beat remix called Bhangra Stance features on the Stand Up EP, is a powerful call to action for change. Top Hitz Music magazine to call the EP number 1 Lockdown release, while Music Mirror called the ‘Stand Up For The Heroes’ track, ‘the Rock anthem that Prince would of written, if he still graced this world’.
The current single is titled ‘Rise Like The Sun’ has gone down a storm with Radio and Press alike and the New album collection of best Ballads from the past ten years is out called ‘Ballads For The Downtrooden’ is doing brilliantly is getting great traction.
A Best of Dar.Ra’s Remixes from 1995-2021 on Majestic Retrospectives Vol 1 and 2 have also just been released which have some of the big selling and Dj friendly tracks on the 40 strong playlist.
The follow up to ‘Rise Like The Sun’ single is another EP ‘Kings n Serfs’ originally written for a film about The Pearly Kings and Queens of London and now re-mastered and released with two new films to support tracks ‘Londinium’ and ‘Sweet As’ have to been seen as the quality storytelling is among the best tracks you will experience.
Dar.Ra has also written two books under his full moniker Darragh J Brady ‘Road Tales’ which is about amazing people with life changing stories that he met while touring the globe and
‘The Night That Jimi Died’ which is about a girl who channels the Spirit of Jimi Hendrix and rises to change the DNA of the World through Music. Both titles have also been given top reviews on Good Reads and Amazon Books.