Hilang Child is a half-Welsh, half-Indonesian singer, songwriter and soundscapist originally from South London though recently relocating to Brighton. Praised highly by the likes of BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and BBC 6’s Lauren Laverne, plus championed by The Line of Best Fit, Stereogum, Q Magazine and more, Hilang Child crafts expansive atmospheres with acoustic and electronic elements in piano-led, multi-layered songs.
His debut album ‘Years’ was released in August 2018 on Bella Union and as well as UK headline shows and festivals, live performances in support of the album included stops at SXSW (Texas, USA), Iceland Airwaves (Reykjavik, Iceland) and Archipelago Festival (Jakarta, Indonesia). Collaborators on ‘Years’ included producer-artist Kwes (Loyle Carner, Solange, Micachu etc), who helped on the mix and added touches to help complete the album. Hilang Child’s second album is currently in the works, while a collection of reworked songs brought together under the title ‘Stripped.Rebuilt EP’ was released in May 2019 on Bella Union.
“I’m really looking forward to going in completely fresh and starting on some brand new material from scratch in a new environment – very grateful for the opportunity to do this in the beautiful surroundings of the Sage!”