Archive | Downtempo

Stream Petit Biscuit’s soaring, cinematic debut album, ‘Presence’

Rising star Petit Biscuit has proven his talents for music production are developed well beyond his years. Classically trained in the cello since the age of five, Mehdi Benjelloun burst onto the dance music scene with his monumental remix of ODESZA‘s “Memories That You Call,” drawing comparisons of his cinematic sound design with that of the Seattle-based duo. […]

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Kidwaste & Manila Killa – Tonight

Kidwaste has teamed up with Manila Killa for new single “Tonight,” a production undoubtedly suited to unwind to now that festival season has ended.  Chelsea Cutler’s soothing vocals and a chill house backdrop are combined with both producers’ ability to infuse a mystical vibe into their music.This is not the duo’s first time collaborating. They previously […]

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Exmag unleashes funk-infused ‘Part I’ EP

Exmag brings the funk.Not much is known about Exmag and their personnel’s musical history, nonetheless, their proclivity for funky, soulful, and meticulously-crafted electronic compositions is unmistakable. Formed by Brooklynites Eric Mendelson, Mike Iannatto, and Tyler Dondero, the group’s funk-infused melodies are rampant and irresistibly-danceable.Indeed, Exmag’s return after two years exhibits their love of radiating funk and soul tenfold. […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Good Morning Mix: The Glitch Mob’s Justin Boreta delivers vibrant downtempo Dia de los Muertos mix

As one-third of The Glitch Mob, Justin Boreta has surely enjoyed the largest audience in Los Angeles’ burgeoning bass-driven ‘beat’ scene (alongside his band mates, ediT and ooah). When he’s not also busy as one-half Nastyways, the musician boasts his alternate, subtler solo project: Boreta.Boreta debuted his “Ondalinda” mix as an ambient solo performance during México’s Ondalinda Festival, on Dia […]

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Lane 8 announces tour dates, releases new single of forthcoming album, ‘Little By Little’

The Lane 8 camp is full of exciting announcements right now. The Denver-based artist, real name Daniel Goldstein, has announced his second album, Little By Little, out Jan. 19, 2018 on his own imprint, This Never Happened. The album comes with an extensive 35-date global headlining tour, with stop in North America, Australia, and Europe.To celebrate, Goldstein has released the first single off […]

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Lane 8 announces tour dates, releases new single of forthcoming album, ‘Little By Little’

The Lane 8 camp is full of exciting announcements right now. The Denver-based artist, real name Daniel Goldstein, has announced his second album, Little By Little, out Jan. 19, 2018 on his own imprint, This Never Happened. The album comes with an extensive 35-date global headlining tour, with stop in North America, Australia, and Europe.To celebrate, Goldstein has released the first single off […]

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Listen to Oregon Eclipse live sets from CloZee, Bassnectar, Minnesota, and more

A considerable amount of time has passed since the Oregon Eclipse Gathering,  but exclusive sets continue to appear online as artists upload their live acts or, in some cases, even go as far as to re-record their sets.Now former attendees and eclipse chasers from around the globe can now enjoy sets from the likes of Bassnectar, Minnesota, CloZee, and […]

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Gramatik releases versatile 6-track ‘Re:Coil Part I’ EP, announces launch of ‘GRMTK’ cryptocurrency token

Currently on his massive 26-date European “Re:Coil” tour, electro-funk pioneer Gramatik has returned with his highly-anticipated Re:Coil Part I EP. While on tour, Gramatik will also be launching his very own cryptocurrency coin — what he’s dubbing GRMTK — giving him complete control over the distribution of his media via a decentralized entertainment channel called Singular DTV. The GRMTK token will also make him the first “tokenized” […]

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Nic Fanciulli delivers dynamically expanse, emotive debut LP, ‘My Heart’ [Interview + Album Review]

It’s incredibly exciting, and yet, surprising almost that UK house maestro Nic Fanciulli is just now releasing his debut record — especially after playing such a pivotal role in the UK underground scene over the years. Fans of the virtuoso are ensured that it is with his prolific touring life and keen propensity for considerate curation that the […]

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Shigeto serves up chill, indie guest mix on BBC Radio 1Xtra: Listen

Back after his near four-year hiatus and fresh off the release of his new record, The New Monday, Detroit-hailing Shigeto stopped by BBC to deliver an especially chill mix. Jumping on the guest mix for Benji B’s BBC Radio 1Xtra, the Ghostly International artist has put together a lustrous, spellbinding live vinyl mix.Shigeto kicks things off with three new tracks from Archy Marshall, […]

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Tycho debuts stunning Tarkovsky-inspired visuals for ‘Glider’

Each and every artistic endeavor from Scott Hansen, known musically as the Ghostly International artist Tycho, solidifies his status as an artistic mastermind of this generation. Following this notion are the designer’s cinematically-aligned live visuals for his tune “Glider,” off 2016’s Epoch. Created as an homage to the visionary Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky — the creative force behind films such as Ivan’s Childhood, […]

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Cosmic Quest – Air Oasis ft Virginia Palms & Vaughn Trace

Cosmic Quest, Vaughn Trace, and Virginia Palms have teamed up for an airy, downtempo original titled, “Air Oasis.” Featuring alluring vocals by Palms and Trace, the piece is tied together by mellow, live guitar samples and a relaxed, moving rhythmic progression. The single has a limitless, otherworldly vibe, and showcases an indie electronic experimental feel.“In […]

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Tipper releases multi-dimensional glitch-hop masterpiece with 4-track EP ‘Lattice’

UK producer Dave Tipper has been relatively quite since his solar eclipse special event, 4321, held last month in central Missouri. Now, the “godfather of glitch” has climbed out of the woodworks to release his 4-track EP, Lattice.Chock full of material that the producer has been playing at his themed gatherings over the past year, Lattice does a tremendous […]

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Rusty Hook – Relief ft Truitt

In anticipation of his forthcoming debut solo EP, Romance Is Dead, Good Riddance, French musician and producer Rusty Hook has released “Relief” as a teaser for what’s to come. The downtempo, dreamy single features moving vocals and production from duo Truitt.“I’m so proud of “Relief” – it has this R&B feel that I love, while it has […]

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Nick Murphy debuts driving new track ‘Medication’

Last month, Nick Murphy emerged from sonic seclusion, as the artist — formerly known as Chet Faker — shared a captivating a capella version of “I’m Ready,” off the Missing Link EP, release in May 2017. Now, Murphy’s followed up with a compelling, experimental track titled “Medication.”“I keep seeing this extreme flawed logic backed by nothing but ego-fueled confidence,” […]

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GoldFish masterfully combine Jazz and Electronic music in fifth studio album ‘Late Night People’ [Album Review + Interview]

South African duo Dominic Peters and David Poole, who together comprise the production group GoldFish, have released their fifth studio album titled Late Night People. GoldFish are known for their distinctive style which combines dance music with elements of jazz and African. Late Night People does not disappoint with its varied collection of tracks, with some leaning […]

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