• TOO FRESH: Jean Deaux – “Find U” feat. Sampha

    XL Recordings sent over a new tune that Sampha produced for Chicago’s Jean Deaux called “Find U”, which just made it’s debut on Kitty Cash‘s Love The Free mixtape for Saint Heron. The song continues to flesh out Sampha‘s wildly innovative sonic territory, balancing complex rhythms with lush vocal layers, quaint high end chord progressions, and deeply refined soul melodies. You can grab the rest of Kitty Cash‘s Love The […]

  • Soft Metals – Lenses EP
    Soft Metals - Lenses EP

    The duo Patricia Hall and Ian Hicks, known as Soft Metals, released their Lenses LP last year and will be preforming it on tour in Europe this coming Spring. The LP features a dark mix of ambient vocals, deep bass, and bright electro-synths that excites an imaginative soundscape where Alice in Wonderland meets the haunted house of your local carnival. We also just received news that, along with their tour, Soft Metals will […]

  • Sonambient – Remnant
    Sonambient - Remnant

    Megaphone Records recently reached out to us and to introduce us to their artist Sonambient. Hailing from Northern Italy, Sonambient proves to have a unique place in the glitched-out, UK-style electronic music scene. Having released his album Remnant one year ago, this young artist has been steadily growing in popularity and also as a producer. His moniker (Sonambient) truly fits the music that he makes: Remnant is stocked with bright, […]

  • IYDES – PHASE EP
    IYDES - PHASE EP

    We were fortunate enough to have recently been sent the PHASE EP - the newest project from London based electronic musician IYDES. Stemming from  London’s grime, techno, and bass scene, this EP experiments with glitchy textures mixed with deep bass hits and a myriad of nondescript vocal samples and techno percussions. With dark undertones and upbeat rhythms, this hard-hitting EP excites even the dullest spaces. PHASE will be released under Dandelion Lotus Records […]

  • LIVE: Tropic of Pisces at Pianos
    LIVE: Tropic of Pisces at Pianos

    Our homies at Ooh La La Records hosted us at Pianos Bar/Venue on Wednesday where we got to see a really dope performance by their very own Tropic of Pisces. This big band, reggae infused, electronic rock group kicked off the night with a hair-standing set that was followed by a plethora of bands including Junior Prom. With horns that bellowed jazzy riffs and percussions that spanned drum pads to […]

  • Frankie Knuckles – “60 min. Boiler Room Mix”
    Frankie Knuckles - "60 min. Boiler Room Mix"

    Long time DJ and house producer, Frankie Knuckles, recently did an awesome “60 min Boiler Room mix“ that is sure to get your feet moving. Having been born nearly 6o years ago (1955), Knuckles’ has long been an influential force on the New York and Chicago DJ scene and has put out a plethora of killer remixes as well as original tracks (such as his famous 1987 track titled “Your Love“). […]

  • Yumi Zouma – “The Brae”
    Yumi Zouma - "The Brae"

    Our homies at Cascine just informed us of Yumi Zouma‘s new single, “The Brae“, from there forthcoming debut EP. This track features chill vocals with a soft, catchy bass line and beautiful instrumentation ranging from ambient synths to simple, yet powerful, percussions. After listening to their impressive single, this New Zealand based tripartite group has us all very excited for their EP, out February 11th on Cascine.

  • Neneh Cherry – “Everything”
    Neneh Cherry - "Everything"

    Swedish artist Neneh Cherry recently announced the release of her first solo album in over 16 years titled Blank Project. The hit track off her forthcoming album, “Everything“, features Cherry’s unique R&B vocals fused with hip-hop rhythms over a catchy, minimal beat. Her vocals inspire memories of Amy Winehouse with an edgy twist and unabashed lyrics. Blank Project was produced by Four Tet  in collaboration with RocketNumberNine and features well-known artists including Robyn. The album is […]

  • Clams Casino – Instrumental Mixtape 3
    Clams Casino - Instrumental Mixtape 3

    A long time favorite of mine Mike Volpe, better known as Clams Casino, recently released his all instrumental album – Instrumental Mixtape 3 – featuring tracks made for artists including MF DOOM, Mikky Ecko, A$AP Rocky and many more. As a stand alone instrumental album, the mixtape feels complete as is: Clams holds true to his lo-fi style with dark undertones, straightforward rhythms, and static-filled soundscapes.

  • WANR – “COBRA”
    WANR - "COBRA"

    New and upcoming electronic dream pop duo – WANR – recently reached out to us with a solid track titled “COBRA“. This piece features vocals by member Mitchell Winters and back up vocals by Bryce Miller accompanied by melodic, 90′s synths and sharp, tribal percussions. The track is all around quite good and shows a detailed understanding of professional-level production. We are excited to hear more from WANR and will be […]