Bass | Juicy M And Subshock & Evangelos Release “Psyhaus” On Spinnin’ Records

Posted by on January 11, 2019


Spain’s Subshock and Evangelos offer up energetic vibes with “Psyhaus,” a cross-genre heater in collaboration with none other than Juicy M. The artists blend elements of bass house and psytrance, formulating a truly unique, yet masterfully arranged production. With it’s driving tempo and powerful-yet-melodic progressions, “Psyhaus” is a solid addition to the Spinnin’ Records roster.

The duo have accumulated a number of accolades in the span of their career. In addition to the millions of streams that the artists have generated, the two have performed at events such as Miami Music Week and ADE, as well as tours through Mexico, China, and Europe. Proven by the arsenal of releases through various notable labels and the support from industry names like Jauz, The Chainsmokers, and Steve Aoki, Subshock and Evangelos have their sights set on domination.

Bass | ACRAZE Rides High On Latest Bass-Heavy Original “MURDA”

Posted by on January 10, 2019

Bass is is a competitive market, at times it can feel like bass artists are climbing over each other, trying to out-do the last heavy trending single. Where ACRAZE comes in is being one who truly can take it to that next level, producing songs that go that much farther, that much harder – having the impact that makes a night go from lit to full-on bonkers. “Murda,” the latest original from the soloist, is a microcosm of this theme. Massive build-ups and drops that destroy on an epic level take place to deliver something that kings the mountain of bass music. Past releases like “Inferno” and “Make You Wanna” reflect a similar experience, proving ACRAZE is far from a one-hit producer. Keep your eye on this Orlando-based producer and what he does next.

Bass | Kantor Shares History, Reflects Back On The Year, And Shares Future Plans [Interview]

Posted by on December 21, 2018

The artist formerly known as 5 & A Dime generated considerable clout. Having released a number of mashups, remixes, and originals, the artist obtained the support of The Chainsokers, DJ Snake, Tiesto, Bauuer, and many more. In pursuit of creative growth, he underwent a massive rebrand, emerging as Kantor. With a fresh sound and live shows featuring his custom-configured dance pads, Kantor aims to push the needle forward in the industry.

You have been making music for most of the last decade, in what ways have the industry shifted or evolved from an artist’s positions?

Kantor: The industry has been following technology in my opinion. Not only in regards to the style – more synthesized sounds in music – but in regards to the frequency and speed in which music comes out. Technology revolves around a principle called Moore’s law, in which technology either doubles in speed, halves in price, or halves in size every 18 to 24 months. When I first entered the industry, artists would release an album every year or two and a single every few months. Now, it’s the standard to release a song no less than every month, with an EP or two every year. Not only has the frequency of releases increased, but the overall sonic quality of music, specifically electronic, has exponentially grown. From an artist’s position, the amount of saturation in the industry has become more and more dense, and I believe it will only continue.

For new dance music fans, how big were the mashup days and how far did it take you as an artist?

Kantor:  I would say the “mashup days” were between 2008 to 2014. It took me quite far, all the way to touring with Kendrick Lamar and Steve Aoki in 2013. I knew, however, that creating mashups was nothing but a pipe dream in regards to longevity, and that unless I could express myself through original content that there would be no chance of me fulfilling my dreams. I could have continued touring and made a name for myself that would eventually dwindle away or I could create something that had real lasting power, which is why I decided to take a step back from mashups all together and focus on original productions.

What were some stand-out artists or records to you?

Kantor: Between 2010 to now, there have been a lot of artists who broke the mold of what was the “standard”. To name a handful I’d have to say for the older tracks, Dog Blood’s “Middle Finger”, Jack Ü’s “Take Ü There”, Bassnectar’s “Bass Head”, Knife Party’s “Sleaze”, and for the newer tracks, Shadient’s “Collider”, eclipse & jaron’s “lunar”, PEEKABOO & G-Rex’s “Babatunde”, and 1788-L & Blanke’s “D E S T I N Y”.

You perform your hand-built DDR-inspired launch pad on stage, is there a lot of pressure with that experience?

Kantor: Yeah there is, especially the first time around. But, with practice, comes confidence. I feel a lot less pressure with performing on the DDR launchpad than I used to due to training constantly (it’s a pretty intense workout!) and fixing some bugs I had to deal with. Every time I perform on the DDR launchpad I gain a little more experience and confidence in front of a crowd. All in all, the more I perform on it the more it feels natural like riding a bike. It’s definitely the most intense performance I can give and I expect it to continue to grow as an entertaining experience for not only myself but more importantly the audience.

What are your plans for 2019?

Kantor: I have a ton of releases lined up for 2019, already planning new DDR launchpad videos, and I expect to be playing quite a number of shows. 2019 should be the year that I take the DDR pads on the road!


Bass | PLSMA And Billy Zigg’s “Big Smoke” Combine Best Of Both Artists In New Single

Posted by on December 20, 2018

Fans of hybrid trap expect a certain level of aggression from the genre, and the collaborative effort of PLSMA and Billy Zigg fails to disappoint. “Big Smoke” features daunting levels of punishing bass, dissonant melodies, and vocals courtesy of Rico Act. With all it’s energy, the MMXVAC release is sure to be a favorite in the festival circuits.

PLSMA is making a solid name for himself. He has racked up tens of thousands of SoundCloud streams, obtaining the support of Bailo, Pixel Terror, Nerd Rage, and Blunts and Blondes to name a few. Continuing to build on his arsenal of originals and remixes, PLSMA consistently expands his reach.

Following the success of his debut single, “Bronco,” New York’s Billy Zigg looks to dominate in 2019. With his signature sound, the up-and-comer has generated nearly 30k streams in a short period of time. Planning to release over thirty tracks throughout next year, Zigg is on the right track to grow as an artist and obtain considerable amounts of support.

Bass | Egzod Releases “Departure ft. evOke” On NoCopyrightSounds’ Anticipated ‘Reloaded” Compilation

Posted by on December 19, 2018

Released on the highly anticipated NCS Reloaded compilation, Egzod’s “Departure” is arguably the culmination of his career thus far. With his name being the phonetic stylization of the word exode, Egzod translates to “mass departure of people.” The release forms a passionate, powerful, and melodic cohesion, awash with a plethora of subtle nuances, accentuating the theme it possesses. With drops featuring aggressive bass lines, infectious vocal chops, and memorable melodies, “Departure” is a solid way to round out the year.

Having been featured on influential platforms such as NCS, Trap City, MrSuicideSheep, Trap Nation, and countless others, Egzod obtained support from The Chainsmokers, Two Friends, Crankdat, R3HAB, Snavs, Martin Garrix and many more. The artist has also accumulated over 40 million streams across platforms, opened for names such as Madeon, Feed Me, Whethan, Said The Sky, and has dropped performances at a sizeable number of events and festivals – including EDC Orlando in 2017 and 2018.

Bass | USA-Based DEVOLVE Releases Hard Hitting EP “Kill The Club”

Posted by on December 18, 2018

There are few artists who have climbed the ranks enough to receive not just support from Jillionaire, Diplo (members of Major Lazer), and other top-shelf names, but to land a guest spot on the legendary Diplo & Friends. Yet, this is precisely what DEVOLVE has accomplished and then some, also having played a generous amount of shows in 2018.

In part celebrating these moments of success, DEVOLVE has released a 3-track Kill The Club EP that showcases his colors in full. And, being the active DJ he is, the solo artist has released an album mix on Apple Music exclusively, naturally showcasing not only his music but sounds that DEVOLVE endorses. DEVOLVE’s consistency and growth in the club/bass scene is allowing him to stand out in the long run.

Bass | SLIMEZ And Throwdown Unleash Overwhelming Banger “Death Wish”

Posted by on December 7, 2018

Two fast risers within the dance music scene have teamed up to unleash a ferocious blend of bass. SLIMEZ and Throwdown are the two on stand, whom together formed the massive banger “Death Wish.” After finishing up the release, notable online label Shadow Phoenix couldn’t resists the two’s taste in bass and uploaded it as an exclusive on the channel – the single has been on an incline since then. Both SLIMEZ and Throwdown combine the best elements of themselves on this single, “Death Wish” going above and beyond the call of duty and delivering a massive banger that truly hits memorably hard.

Both artists have a routine of shows, releases, and content that seems to be never ending, dive into their SoundCloud to get a in-depth perspective about how these two make their style shine. More is set to come soon.