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  • Interview Series: Angelo Mota. In a hip-hop era saturated with autotune, cheap one-liners/ad-libs, and a non-stop overflow of formulaic trap beats, it’s unbelievably refreshing to hear from a rapper with raw energy, creativity, lyrical prowess, and musical originality – and one who’s getting the recognition he…

  • Featured Song: Vowl. – Bounce Back. Today comes a reminder of the nature of life, in all its cruelty and unpredictability, but also the indomitable strength of the human condition. Inverloch, Australia-based producer vowl. had some very sad news to…

  • Interview Series: Next To Blue. Ben Benecke AKA Next To Blue is truly a diamond in the rough, although that’s primed to change very soon. The 19 year old’s production is so crisp and boundary-pushing, one can’t help but chuckle at…

  • Featured Song: STU – Wisdom (w/ otxhello). STU and otxhello’s “Wisdom” hits ridiculously hard – somewhere in flux between soulful, electro-influenced beat, anthemic  war cry,  and good ole 808-heavy trap banger, this single is as unique as it is powerful. Its synth melodies are carried…

  • Featured Song: Vassh – But How…  Constantly dropping intricate and delicately crafted tunes, vassh is a master of inciting emotions within his listeners. “But how…” is a crackly, ethereal composition layered with soft vocal chops, vassh’s quintessential percs and foleys – which are crisp…

  • Featured Song: Lotus – Waves. In the wake of the “future bass” movement, a prototypical equation for success has emerged: lush saw-wave synths +  crisp percs + driving 808s + interspersed foleys [homemade sound effects ranging from the now ever-present sound…

  • Featured Song: Knapsack – Vexed (Chrystal Color Remix). Given our recent interview with knapsack, it seemed only fitting that we feature a write-up on his friend and fellow blossoming producer chrystal color’s  remix of “vexed.” The track exudes zest right off the…