Insightful – Blossom Beautiful [Album]

“Make good beats they say? Give it cool artwork they say? And, what do I get for it!? Just a lousy, no-good, stinkin’ awesome album.” Insightful, San Diego producer and plausible Padres fan, just released Blossom Beautiful (his latest album) for free. Here’s what he says about it, “This was created to assist your dreams\YOU ARE LOVED.” [via] (So, no. That opening monologue wasn’t spoken by … Continue reading Insightful – Blossom Beautiful [Album]

Seven Davis Jr. – Lo-Fi Vintage [Album]

Earlier this month, Los Angeles producer (with coolest name in the biz,) Seven Davis Jr. released Lo-Fi Vintage a mostly experimental beat project. The album title is ironic because it’s not completely lo-fi or vintage. It dances between future funk to glitchy, awkward rhythmic beats.  Sometimes he’ll manipulate vocals to soak (wobble, down/up-pitch, flood, distort) within the track’s spastic percussion. Don’t get me wrong, it’s interesting, but it can … Continue reading Seven Davis Jr. – Lo-Fi Vintage [Album]

The Last Dinosaur – Ruined [Little Lost Boy Remixes]

The Last Dinosaur are a folk/ethereal music duo who pride themselves on not using computers to create their lush sounds. When you consider most electronic sounds are drawn from mouse clicks and USB-MIDI connectors, they’re in a league of their own. Now, The Little Lost Boy, a producer from the UK befriends these cats and decides to remix their debut release Hooray! for Happiness. Well, the result … Continue reading The Last Dinosaur – Ruined [Little Lost Boy Remixes]

The Last Dinosaur – Ruined [Little Lost Boy Remixes]

The Last Dinosaur are a folk/ethereal music duo who pride themselves on not using computers to create their lush sounds. When you consider most electronic sounds are drawn from mouse clicks and USB-MIDI connectors, they’re in a league of their own. Now, The Little Lost Boy, a producer from the UK befriends these cats and decides to remix their debut release Hooray! for Happiness. Well, the result … Continue reading The Last Dinosaur – Ruined [Little Lost Boy Remixes]

Slow Machete – Evening Dust Choir [Album]

Do you ever listen to a song in one tab, a video plays in the other and you think, ‘Hey, that actually didn’t sound too bad?” Okay, I know, it’s usually annoying. However, Slow Machete manages to successfully melt together synth beeps, tribal skin drums and what sounds like B-Roll from a foreign film to create a festive, complex listening experience. See, I needed a … Continue reading Slow Machete – Evening Dust Choir [Album]

Sauce – Sauce [EP]

Everyone should know that there’s no substitute for a fresh, remembered recipe, made-from-scratch sauce. That’s Italian cooking 101. Sauce, a.k.a. Quinton Nicholson, isn’t Italian, but judging by his debut EP Sauce he follows the culture’s golden rule—nothing canned; always fresh. The six (glitch, drum & bass, wonky) tracks feature oddball samples, bass for days and an indistinguishable rhythm that’ll both astonish and confuse the senses. This … Continue reading Sauce – Sauce [EP]

parkerstewart – “DEERHUNTER”

DEERHUNTER by parkerstewart Parkerstewart’s tracks glitch to the point where it’ll frustrate you. It stops in spots that don’t make sense. It club-footedly hits the gas and cradles the brakes like an 80 year old hellbent on keeping their driver’s license past legal eyesight requirements. Though, I’m addicted, like reality television, I’m glued to the pacing and action. There’s a method to the madness: to … Continue reading parkerstewart – “DEERHUNTER”