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Nazar Unveils New Alias, Yaera, And Shares Track, 'Elavoko 1'
Christian Eede , March 5th, 2021 16:57

The new moniker sees the Hyperdub-affiliated producer looking forward following the success of his debut album

Alcides Simoes, AKA Nazar, has revealed a new alias, Yaera.

Following on from the release of last year's album, Guerilla, on Hyperdub, as well as a selection of self-released material under his primary alias, Simoes has debuted his new moniker with a track, 'Elavoko 1', which you can watch a video for above.

Simoes described his new alias as a necessary creation to prepare himself "for a post-Guerilla journey, centring myself before anything else." The new track's title of 'Elavoko 1', he says, "comes from Umbundu and means 'hope'."

'Elavoko 1' is out now.