Do you like to listen to music when you draw? Or when you chill out? Or go to bed at night? If any of these things appeal to you then you should adore Kid Koala's ambient "Allotropic," one of the wonderous instrumental songs from his Music to...Read more
Category Archives: Electronic
As a child of original UK reggae, a student of sound system culture, and a brave innovator on the frontline of the jungle/drum 'n' bass revival, DJ and producer Shy FX has his finger pressed firmly on the pulse of today's British urban music...Read more
"Staring at your own reflection / thinking of the things that you've done / you're hoping for a change of direction / or maybe just a place in the sun," goes the first part of the chorus to She Wants Revenge's exquisite comeback single, "Big Love."...Read more
If you love "the Bristol sound" made popular by Tricky, Massive Attack and Portishead, among others, then you're going to be tickled pink in a good way by "Bones," the debut single by FFS, otherwise known as For Fucks Sake, the new project by James of Arth...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Still Corners is a duo consisting of Greg Hughes and Tessa Murray. They’ll be releasing their gorgeous fourth album, Slow Air, via their own Wrecking Light label on August 17th of this year. It’s an intoxicating collection of songs that are just perfect for nighttime listening. Their tracks have...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Arth and Arth make what I would call mood music. To me, mood music is music that can change the whole tone of your day or evening. In the case of Arth and Arth, their trippy and often ethereal music is rather intoxicating, coming on like a painkiller. Your...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Sydney Banta has been known as L.A. Girlfriend for as long as most critics and bloggers can remember. And they do remember her. Most of them raved about her when she put out her first EP roughly 10 years ago and they haven’t stopped talking about her since. Right...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy I first heard Doe Paoro’s intoxicating music when she opened for a Sylvan Esso show back in 2014. Like her songs, the way she moved around the stage, dancing, was hypnotic. I felt like a snake moving to the sounds of a charmer. A night or two later, she...Read more
Well, kids, the dance-pop world has two new mascots to worship. One of the guys -- assuming they're guys -- wears a fox mask and the other one wears a human mask except that it looks like he's a human from Gorrilaz. ...
It's Goldfrapp so, of course, it's good. No, it's better than good. It's fan-fucking-tastic. Let its throbbing beats overcome you and move your body as the dancers do in the red hot video. Or at least getup and dance. It's a sin to...
Last October I had the pleasure of interviewing James Hinton, who goes by the name The Range. He's just released a 360 degree, virtual reality video for "Florida," my favorite song from his latest album Potential. The vocals for "Florida" were done by a young woman...
interview by Michael McCarthy One of the most bewitching albums I’ve heard all year is Rose & Thorn by British artist Wendy Bevan. Not merely a singer/songwriter/violinist, Wendy works in a variety media including film, visual imagery and intense, experiential artworks. To experience any of her work is to step into an alternate...Read more
Marshmello is one of today's hottest dance producers and one of my personal favorites. In one year he's amassed 1.2 million Facebook followers and he's been selling out 5,000 - 10,000 capacity venues already with his debut album, Joytime, getting over 50 million plays. His new...