Syncing & Placement
Isla Noir aka Melissa Riemer is a Eurasian multi-instrumentalist hailing from Melbourne, Australia. She's half Chinese, half German and has lived throughout Australasia/Asia and North America. She currently resides in Vancouver and is also proudly a dual Canadian & Australian citizen.
Classically trained in piano from the age of six and self taught in guitar and drums as well as production; Isla writes and produces her own music within a cinematic, pop/electronic landscape.
Her 2012 title EP single "Hawkmen" was synced in Spike Lee's Netflix series "She's Gotta Have It." as well as the moody instrumental version featuring on fashion brand "Decjuba" TVC. The song itself was played live at Mercedes Melbourne Fashion Week in 2012 and televised to press.
After spending several years in Australian studio Press Records with Kris Beyrouthy (Cosmic Bounce Records) and Andrew Padula (Sol Studios) Isla honed her production skills and fully produced her last album.
Isla's original composition has appeared on award winning film “Screaming at Stars” as well as her cinematic pop track “Nebula” appearing on Swedish film “Gemini” and also syncing with Volvo for a commercial within the Scandinavian region.
The remix of original song Moonlight, by Australian astronaut and aerophysicist, Dr Chrispy (Chris Boshuizen) has reached 112,000 Spotify streams to date and Nebula has reached 15,000 since its release.
Drawing from experiences and observations both at home and overseas, Isla's songs form a beautiful balance of escapism and true stories.
Her listening audience consists predominately of those from North America, U.K, Germany, Sweden Finland & Poland. with over 6000 monthly listeners on Spotify.
Musical influences include Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa, London Grammar, Ellie Goulding and Highasakite. She wrote and co-produced the music clip for her first single “Hawkmen” as well as the MVC for "Alone With You"
Upbeat, Sultry, Summer Drives, Beach Club Vibes
Sorrow, Sadness, Melancholy
Cinematic, Journey, Seeking,
Hope in the Darkness
Electronic, Sci-fi, Trance,
Yearning, Love Lost, Heartbreak
Dreamy, Intoxicating, Exotic
80's Synth, Retro Vibes, Disco
Original Film Compositions
A writer and composer for film and TV, Isla specializes in heartfelt piano, drawn out vocals, harmonies and acoustic vibes.
She loves to take on projects that inspire her and are authentic with a unique story to tell.
For full catalogue including unreleased and upcoming tracks, please connect with me directly for DISCO catalogue access.