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Amél Launches His New label With “Close To Me”



Carter Hansen better known as Amél hails from the Colorado Mountains, where nature and society walk hand-in-hand. This shows in the creation of Manitou Records. Amél is paying tribute to his heritage, being of Native American ascendence. Founded earlier this year by Amél himself, Manitou Records serves as a beacon of innovation within the EDM industry. As a sublabel of Afrojack’s renowned WALL Recordings, Manitou Records promises to deliver cutting-edge sounds that push the boundaries of electronic music. On Manitou Records, like the Colorado mountains, music and nature will go together.

“This might be one of my favorite tracks. It’s been waiting to be released for so long, and I can’t wait to finally share it with the world!” – Amél

Now to celebrate the launch of his new label he delivers the anticipated “Close To Me.” “Close To Me” is a vibrant future house track. This latest offering is poised to electrify EDM festivals and parties worldwide with its infectious beats and energetic vibe. “Close To Me” embodies the essence of Amél’s musical journey, combining pulsating rhythms with melodic hooks to create a masterful experience. Its infectious energy is a testament to Amél’s talent and creativity, earning him recognition and support from industry heavyweights like Afrojack, Martin Garrix, and many more. With a promising trajectory ahead and the backing of influential figures in the EDM scene, Amélis poised to make waves as one of America’s brightest musical talents. “Close To Me” is just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting journey for this young artist. is out now on all streaming platforms.