Mysterious UK musical duo TRUCE are back with their second single, “Head Hung,” a boisterously bassy and succulently synthy affair. Track of the day. TRUCE – “Head Hung”… Continue reading
Absolutely massive. Fired this one through the Dash Radio studio speakers as if they were jet engines on Sunday night with this one from Brighton, UK DJ and producer Fono as my… Continue reading
Melbourne, Australia’s Martha Brown is Banoffee, a singer-songwriter with a taste for sweet retro synths and experimental, honeyed R&B. Banoffee – “Got It” With a track this good… Continue reading
In addition to sounding like the most awesome animal ever or a fighter pilot had Tim and Eric directed Top Gun, the superbly-monikered Dublin trio Hawklion make wonderful falsetto indie synth ‘n’… Continue reading
Boston producer Goldenhaus and vocalist Solei are Goldbloc. Those bass murmurs, that before-sunrise beat, those vocal cut-ups that resemble hearing a Todd Edwards track in slow motion. Goldbloc… Continue reading
Madness! Had to give this a few spins to really understand what’s going on here, then realized after a few spins that it’s actually impossible to understand what’s going on here,… Continue reading
On “Laid Out,” California native and Osaka, Japan-residing producer Erik Luebs bka Magical Mistakes infuses an assortment of Brainfeeder-ish, gritty, heated synths with an array of mystical chimes, bells, cuts, scrapes, swishes, and crackle… Continue reading
While I’ve written about the versatile vocal talent of Kwabs before, and while his name may remind you of Tweety Bird announcing his favorite seafood in plural form, London’s Kwabena Adjepong’s latest release deserves… Continue reading
It is fast becoming a yearly ritual of mine to listen to Goldie‘s Timeless album in full, straight through, every winter, because it is the perfect winter album. Cueing up the… Continue reading
One of my favorite soul and jazz musicians, Washington D.C.’s Diggs Duke returns with a brand new album. “Harsh Words with the Oracle” is the first track on his Offering for Anxious LP. Diggs… Continue reading
Now here is a dream pairing. Doggfather Snoop teams up with boogie-funk godfather Dam-Funk to go “Snoopy Collins” (scroll to 3min 24sec) on this thick slab of G-Funk that’s so straight West Coastin’… Continue reading
25-year-old, Cape Town, South Africa musician, producer, and ad jingle writer John Withers is the brainchild behind John Wizards. Featuring Rwandan singer Emmanuel Nzaramba, his recently released self-titled debut album draws from Ghanaian highlife,… Continue reading
Abel Tesfaye bka The Weeknd sounding more like MJ than ever when paired with the nocturnal synths and 80s drum pads of French producer and “that guy from the Drive soundtrack” Kavinsky. … Continue reading
Mournful, synth-strong, cosmic soul from LA’s Computer Jay. Computer Jay ft Orfeo – “Hardships” (Official Video) “Hardships” is the first single from Computer Jay’s Savage Planet Vol. 2.
Raw, retro, reductionist, Juno-heavy newness from the Night Slugs label co-boss. L-Vis 1990 – “Signal” Catch more bass shake, rattle, and roll from L-Vis 1990… Continue reading
We’ve talked about Enjoyed‘s life-affirmed, sunshined housed beats on Neoned Milked befored, but that only means you should get even more acquainted with the talented UK producer and Shoes Off label boss by… Continue reading
This is warmth. So many wires for that analog sound that purrs like a cat with a sunset in its belly. Says K X, “This is my imagining of what circa ’98-era minimal… Continue reading
Big look for Joker on this one. Pathos is as heavy here as his signature synths.
Featuring the fantastic “habesha” artist Nini. I love everything about this. Ethiopian synth-pop is HEAVY! Next flight to Addis, please.
Meet Dean Bentley aka Hourglass Sea: Bradford, England’s chief exporter of the finest fast-forward-to-the-future beat wizardry and synth melodies so polished you’d think he’d finished them off with an industrial buffer. Have a… Continue reading
If Passion Pit were from England, listened to nothing but late 90s trance, wore sequined t-shirts, sped up their bpm’s a lil bit, and didn’t whine so much about being a ‘sleepyhead’, they… Continue reading