Valentin Rieff, better known as Rival is a 23-year-old German producer and musician. He takes the melodic trap one step further by finding creative uses for plugins to curate a unique sound and identity/voice as an artist. With the added mastery of jazz chords and a multitude of instruments including piano, drums, and trumpet, Rival is well equipped to create a unique composition with a variety of influences.

This has been proven with recent releases such as Control surpassing 1m streams in its first month on Spotify and Thinking About You a self-release placed on New Music Friday in 18 countries, Rival has made significant strides early in his career.

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october 2022

Broken Roads

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Feel Like Home

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