“A gorgeous collection of dynamic and intimately reflective dark indie pop, DYLN’s debut EP ‘Chapter 1: The Truth’ refreshingly captures resilience and inner strength.”

- Atwood Magazine

October 30th, 2018

Canadian artist DYLN has shared a set of visuals for her sultry single "The Difference."

- Variance Magazine

October 10th, 2018

 

DYLN’s debut single “Better Things” is sharp, slick electro-pop with a hell of an attitude.

- The Line Of Best Fit

 
A sultry merge of pop, R&B and electronic vibes.
— Fame Magazine

March 2nd, 2017

“Better Things” is a sharp kiss-off to a self-centred lover - think 2017’s answer to Shania Twain’s “That Don’t Impress Me Much”. It’s a light-hearted way to address a very real problem, and a stunning introduction to the Brooklyn-based artist’s richly textured electro-pop. Drawing inspiration from artists from the pop sphere and beyond - she cites Kid Cudi as a major influence - “Better Things” sees DYLN carving a comfortable niche for herself in preparation for future releases.

“If you think that the whole world revolves around you / I got better things to do,” DYLN asserts, over the track’s slick electronic production. It’s these words that provide the song’s major hook; one you’ll be struggling to get out of your head for hours after listening.

-The Line of Best Fit

You ought to know her new song, ‘Better Things.’ It’s one pulsating and filled with attitude.
— Hillydilly
Proclaiming this NYC gal as a future pop queen. Not to be missed.
— PressPlayOK
 

“Hear 'Hold', the super solid second track from rising pop star DYLN”

- Hilly Dilly

“Hold” follows Brooklyn singer DYLN’s debut single “Better Things”, taking a very different tack to its predecessor.
— The Line of Best Fit

June 7th, 2017

Where “Better Things” sparkled with sass through its choppy vocal samples and rolling R&B percussion, “Hold” shows DYLN’s emotional side with a more restrained approach. Emotive keys and softly swirling electronics provide a shifting, subtle backdrop to DYLN’s powerful vocal, before giving way to purposeful guitars. The chorus delivers the inevitable, punchy pop drop, but it’s just short enough not to feel like a clichéd overuse of 2017’s favourite songwriting device.

“‘Hold’ is about needing to walk away from torment when the heart gets weary of fighting its battles,” DYLN explains. “I wrote this song during a painful period of my life. A time where I was in constant anguish, needing to piece myself together.”

“The things we love the most are also the things that hurt us the most. ‘Find what you love and let it kill you’ is a quote I always found to be mysteriously poetic. There's beauty in destruction and honour in loving what tears us apart. ‘Hold’ is my expression of this.”

- The Line of Best Fit

NYC’s DYLN continues to prove her pop mettle with her robust new song ‘Hold’.
— PressPlayOK
 

“The Brooklyn based songstress has carved a sonic niche for herself over the last year that is absolutely brilliant.”

- Kick Kick Snare

November 9th, 2017

When there's a sea of new music roaring over you each and every week, it's hard to stand out. But lucky for us, that's where DYLN comes in. The Brooklyn based songstress has carved a sonic niche for herself over that last year that is absolutely brilliant. On her latest release, "Colours," DYLN calls out the fakes and the frauds of the world. With a buoyant yet grandiose production backdrop from DYLN and Frequency (Eminem, Rihanna), this tune's got all the elements needed to propel it straight to the top of the charts.

-Kick Kick Snare

At some point you’ll be faced with people that present themselves as one thing, but in actuality, they are nothing like what they claim. “Colours” really is about calling out the bullshit and saying ‘I see who you really are.’ There’s so much noise going on in the world right now, it’s hard to tell what’s real and what’s a fabrication. “Colours” pokes a hole in any facade and gives the listener the power stance of having a perfect judge of character.

— DYLN

 

DYLN is another pop artist to keep on your radar. On her latest track “Piece Of You,” the Vancouver native links up with production duo Whole Doubts

— All Things Go

February 16th, 2018

DYLN is another pop artist to keep on your radar. On her latest track “Piece Of You,” the Vancouver native links up with production duo Whole Doubts (who produced much of Eminem‘s Revival). The result is a hard-hitting pop tune with equal parts electronic and R&B. DYLN says of the release…

“Piece of You” is about not wanting to lose someone you love, and all the fear and anxiety that come along with that. It’s reflective of the past, yet mournful of the future. Caught between holding on and letting go. When having to say goodbye, it’s hard to be two things: honest and vulnerable. I wrote “Piece of You” to be exactly that. Honest and vulnerable.

-ALl Things Go