Archive | electro-soul

Premiere: Frase and SkiiTour float atop electro-soul burner, ‘Too Hot Too Cold’

Summer calls, feelings fill the air, and as the nostalgia for the great outdoors simmers, Frase and SkiiTour have opportunely provided an electro-soul antidote to ease the senses. Embracing the time-old territory of mixed signals, “Too Hot Too Cold” finds the Montreal multi-instrumentalist Frase team up with Whistler-hailing duo SkiiTour on a breezy groove-induced production. […]

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Premiere: Frase and SkiiTour float atop electro-soul burner, ‘Too Hot Too Cold’

Summer calls, feelings fill the air, and as the nostalgia for the great outdoors simmers, Frase and SkiiTour have opportunely provided an electro-soul antidote to ease the senses. Embracing the time-old territory of mixed signals, “Too Hot Too Cold” finds the Montreal multi-instrumentalist Frase team up with Whistler-hailing duo SkiiTour on a breezy groove-induced production. […]

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Manic Focus drops huge Liquid Stranger remix, announces ‘Minds Rising Remixed’ track list

Almost one year has passed since Manic Focus released his smashingly fun fifth studio album, Minds Rising. Since that time, John “JmaC” McCarten has laid down landmark performances at Hulaween, Envision, and the biggest headlining show of his career in his hometown of Chicago. Now, JmaC announced his Minds Rising remix album, in which the electro-soul producer hand selected […]

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Exclusive Q&A: Break Science on how Brooklyn influenced electronic sound, working with Pretty Lights, and their newest LP, ‘Grid of Souls’

Raised in the cultural hotbed of New York City, Break Science‘s Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee have long brought their city’s rich musical history in jazz, funk, and soul directly into their catalog. As two essential members of Pretty Lights Live, Deitch (also of Lettuce) comes armed with his thunderous breakbeat style on the drums, while Lee brings a […]

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Rhodz – Cut It Free (Falcon Funk Remix)

Falcon Funk just dropped off a galvanzing remix that’s primed for dance floors and headphones alike with their take on Rhodz’ “Cut It Free.” The Swedish duo take on Rhodz’ groundwork original piece, proctoring an ultra-funky slice of glitch hop heaven that keeps the listener moving from start to finish.  Taking some evident inspiration from […]

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Backwoods unveils initial 2018 line-up, announces move to former Wakarusa grounds

When Wakarusa announced the cancellation of its annual event due to legal/financial woes, faithful attendees were heartbroken. No longer would they be mining for quartz in the rivers twisting through Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains, stumbling upon waterfalls around every bend, or taking in scenic views of Mulberry Mountain. Wakarusa would become nothing more than a storied legend.Wakarusa attendees can now […]

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Gramatik goes public with his new cryptocurrency, builds a $9 million GRMTK entertainment economy

One month has passed since Gramatik announced his very own cryptocurrency, alongside the release of his fourth EP project, Re:Coil Pt. 1. In so doing, the technologically inclined electro-funk producer made a historic move in becoming the first artist to have his intellectual property tokenized, thereby creating a new funding model for artist-fan relationships.“Embedded in the GRMTK token […]

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Marvel Years – Bigger Than We Feel ft. JuBee

Cory Wythe, the electro-soul producer and instrumentalist behind Marvel Years, is a promising young talent out of Vermont. His artful blend of dance music and soul-shredding guitar offers a unique hybrid of glitch, retro-funk, classic rock, jazz, and hip-hop that has gained support from Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, Gravitas Recordings, and Gem & Jam Festival. Coming off the release of his EP, The Arrival, […]

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Stream The Russ Liquid Test’s genre-bending 7-track ‘World Gone Crazy’ EP

The Russ Liquid Test‘s future-oriented funk and jazz stylings continues to gain momentum across the live jamtronica scene. The New Orleans-based trio — known for their clean fusion of live instrumentation, psychedelic visuals, and digital sound design — have just capped off a mind-blowing Suwannee Hulaween performance as one of the last stops along their extensive fall tour.On Nov. 3, The Russ Liquid Test […]

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Chromeo announce new album, ‘Head Over Heals’

Synth-pop masters Chromeo have been hard at work in the studio preparing for their next full-length album project — three years, to be exact. Their last LP was White Women, released back in 2014. Beyond touring and releasing a huge remix of Lorde‘s “Green Light” earlier this year, though, the Montreal-based duo have been relatively quiet.You can’t rush art in the hands […]

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Brasstracks – Brownstone ft BXRBER

Brooklyn-based duo Brasstracks have become known for crafting an electrifying live music outfit that fuses electronica, funk, hip-hop, indie-R&B, and whatever else strikes their fancy. Now the improvisational producing partnership — made up of Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne — have enlisted the help of rising UK-native vocalist BXRBER on their newest original, titled “Brownstone.”Building upon a steady stream of […]

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WATCH: Louis Futon & GRiZ flip Tyler, The Creator’s ‘See You Again’

Earlier this week, Louis Futon and GRiZ released an impressively fun and funky flip of Tyler, The Creator’s “See You Again.” The video, a part of Louis Futon’s “Beat Challenge” series, follows a step-by-step guide to the production process, featuring the two jamming atop an dusky rooftop, ripping on guitars at an in-home studio, and chopping up […]

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Big Gigantic releases 15-track ‘Brighter Future’ remix album, feat. Kasbo, Kill The Zo, Sweaterbeats and more

Exactly one year has passed since Big Gigantic released their LP Brighter Future, which has been lauded as the pinnacle of the Boulder-based duo’s career.On Aug. 30, the jamtronica/hip-hop infused act, comprised of saxophonist Dom Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken, surprised fans with a brand new 15-track remix compilation. On it, fans can expect to hear plenty super […]

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GRiZ shares chill 4/20 ballad with ProbCause & Jaye Pryme, ‘Smoke That’

Although GRiZ released a full 13-track Good Will Continue (Remixes) project just a little more than a week ago, the Colorado-based future funk artist has been busy in his home studio collaborating with some of his friends. After all, Grant Kwiecinski, the man behind GRiZ, is known for regularly hosting live studio feeds on his Facebook page for his beloved […]

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Premiere: GRiZ – Before I Go (AC Slater Remix)

Future funk producer, sexy saxophonist, and all-around spreader of good vibes, GRiZ, has been having a monumentally fun-filled 2017. The All Good Records  head is gearing up to kick off his Summer/Fall tour with a sold-out two-day Red Rocks run, where he will be premiering his first live band experience, on Labor Day weekend.As if all of this weren’t […]

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Stream Opiuo’s bass-infused remix of GRiZ’s ‘PS GFY’

GRiZ shows no signs of slowing his “good times” roll anytime soon. Coming off his announcement of the Good Will Continue tour, which will feature two full nights of the first-ever GRiZ live band experience at Red Rocks, the Boulder-based future funk master has recently blacked out his socials to focus on rinsing his next album.In honor of one such […]

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GRiZ begins rolling out first phase of 2017 fall tour, ‘Good Will Continue’

GRiZ is heading back on the road to shout “funk bad vibes” loud and proud across the country. The man behind the artist, Grant Kwiecinski, who just wrote a daring HuffPo OP-ED, has been busy headlining major festivals all over the country amongst rumors that he is working on a new album.Today, June 26, Grant Kwiecinski has […]

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String Cheese, Bassnectar, GRiZ top 2017 Suwannee Hulaween line-up

The creative minds behind Suwannee Hulaween have revealed their 2017 lineup at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. Set for October 27-29, the diverse musical talent alone is evidence of how organizers are attempting to level up the experience.The fifth annual gathering offers a wide-reaching exposé of live and electronic music’s finest, with a curated blend of […]

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