U.K. dubstep rockers Modestep have put up "Machines" their SoundCloud, the first cut from their upcoming record London Road, out in May. You can stream the track above, or pre-order the record for a download.
Following last month's release of his new record, RL Grime has taken to SoundCloud to collaborate with Salva on a remix of Travis Scott's track "Skyfall (Ft. Young Thug)". It can be streamed and downloaded above.
Posted on February 26th, 2015 (3:00 pm) by Nick Manai
In Tall Buildings, the work of Chicago native Erik Hall, blends dizzying guitar loops and spatial sonic textures with a warmth and connectivity that can remind you of a singer / songwriter. The ambition is for something both self-critical and spontaneous that would fit somewhere between the openness of a singer / songwriters and the reclusiveness of a producer.
The Norwegian Cosmic Disco Don has collaborated with Grace Hall, from LA synth pop outfit Skin Town, to create a spicy slice of disco pop that'll definitely be ushering in the Sun as we move out of this long cold winter.
As a follow up to Hundred Waters' acclaimed album from last year, The Moon Rang Like a Bell, OWSLA released a slew of remixes, some good, some great, and some terrible. Covering a range of styles, from house, to techno, to drawn-out ambient, the remixed collection catalogues a series of diverse reactions to a strange, open-ended record.
Simon Reynolds of The Guardian News lauded the British producer who performs under the pseodnym, Joker, as a pioneer of the micro-genre, “purple sound” or “wonky,” an offshoot of bass music that capitalizes on an onomatopoeic, mid-range synth bass and unruly time signatures. Embracing the explosion of dubstep and grime (both descendants of '90s UK Garage) in the mid-2000’s, Joker’s latest release also features many throwbacks to turn of the century R&B.
Posted on February 25th, 2015 (11:00 am) by Nick Manai
Dan Deacon's newest LP is full of the euphoric, moment-seizing synth cycles that glisten in front of your eyes and sprint through your head. However, it's also noteworthy for Deacon's new aspiration verses and vocals.
Marketing and promotion can make or break an artist’s career. A few social media posts here and there is not enough; getting creative and, in some way, original with your marketing and promotion has become one of only a few ways to stand out in the crowd.