LA Native Jaxxon D. Silva Releases New Music Video for “Shooting in the Dark”

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Los Angeles-based artist Jaxxon D. Silva encompasses the skills of a truly multi-faceted artist. Inspired by the likes of punk, hip-hop, alternative, and grunge rock, Jaxxon D. Silva incorporates the sound of a new generation into each and every track he produces. Described as the “emo pioneer” of music, Jaxxon D. Silva holsters a unique combination of hip-hop beats with a mellow lo-fi alternative voice. He has collaborated with huge names such as Skepta and Lil Peep in his first EP “Poor Thing,” and has gained momentum since his start in music in 2017 – gaining recognition in the UK and the US and surpassing over half a million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 40 million listeners across all platforms.

Jaxxon D. Silva released the music video for “Shooting In The Dark” off of his recent album release “NUMBSKULL” today. The album combines textures and flavors we’ve yet to see from Jaxxon and many others in this genre-hybrid. There is something truly unique about this record, and though some aspects can be compared to names like MGK for their catchy punk-rock lyrics, Jaxxon combats these elements with grime and drill-influenced beats – setting him apart from all other artists in this genre. Though the album as a whole is a masterpiece, the standout track is undoubtedly “Shooting In The Dark.”

The song begins in a rather unassuming manner, different from what we know of Jaxxon D Silva’s usual style. A mellow guitar strumming is soon matched with a muted yet upbeat drum beat. His mellow, emotional and alternative influence really shine through in this track, giving us a glimpse into a more intimate side to Jaxxon. The song perfectly encapsulates the feeling of unrequited love, with lyrics “I think I fell in love with a lost cause, thought that it was mutual I guess not.” Simultaneously upbeat and mellow, the track promises to be an anthem for the brokenhearted. 

Jaxxon proves his true multidisciplinary nature in his passion not only for creating more music, but future plans including the release of an original short film following his new EP.

About Jaxxon D. Silva

Based in Los Angeles but well known in the UK for his “grungy sheen” and “refined gritty” style, Jaxxon D. Silva explores a number of different musical expressions since his start in music in 2017. Since the beginning, Jaxxon’s power has been recognized, collaborating with the late musical icon Lil Peep in his debut EP “Poor Thing.” Since then, Jaxxon has moved on to collaborate with more great artists such as the king of the U.K. grime and rap scene himself, Skepta on his 2020 Single “Lalaland”.

Jaxxon bounces across all genres under the sun, from grungy alt-rock to low-fi all the way to throwback hip-hop. Speaking to a new generation, Jaxxon’s voice sets him apart as a multidisciplinary creative with a strong grasp of his sound and his audience. His EP “I Wasn’t Born With Enough Middle Fingers” has been streamed over 5 million times, and in total his music has been streamed over 40 million times across all platforms – showcasing his true unique sound, and its powerful influence on this generation.

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