Posted by dshaq on July 28, 2015
Chet Faker enlists the beautiful voice of BANKS to liven things up on his 1998 track.“1998 2.0” premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show this week. The Australian’s sound meshes perfectly with the songstress’ beautiful harmony combining for optimal listening pleasure. Expect to be hearing this a lot more in the near future.
Posted by GMONEY on July 21, 2015
If you haven’t heard of Taylor Wise by now, it’s about time you become familiar with the rising star. With multiple releases charting as the #1 track on Hypem and his SoundCloud racking in over a million plays, this New York newcomer has been making some serious buzz. A few years back The 1975 released one of my all time favorite tracks, “Chocolate.” Taylor has given the remix a fresh makeover with a dose of pop and a nice touch of summer. Roll the windows down and turn your speakers up, this is the track for your summer.
Free Download: The 1975 – Chocolate (Taylor Wise Remix)
Posted by Tay on July 17, 2015
As dance music slowly crosses over into the mainstream, we’ve started to see talented producers take their music in different creative directions outside of the box, and the results have been splendid. Genres that people previously thought could never fit together meshed and turned into more unique, niche sub-genres of dance music, and this sonic experimentation has only led to the emergence of new styles of music. Indie rock artists used to stay away from electronic music, but a few brave souls found a way to combine indie rock with electronic textures to great success, and now, indie-electronica is a steadily rising genre in dance music with plenty of emerging bands like Photocomfort. Hailing from Brighton, MA, the trio of musicians is storming onto the scene with their debut single, “Not Love,” a stellar indie-electronica masterpiece. The soaring croons of the lead vocalist are the perfect complement to the electro-tinged percussion accents and heavy-handed bass strikes. You can stream “Not Love” above.
Posted by BIGLIFE on July 13, 2015
If you’re a fan of RHCP and especially their guitar player John Frusciante you should check out this project. Wesley commented “I’ve wanted to make my own renditions of John’s solo work for a long time and I couldn’t be happier with how the songs came out. John is an incredibly unique guitar player and has been a huge influence of mine for a long time now. The goal of this project was to give a nod to John in my own way and hopefully expose more people to some of his extraordinary catalog.”
Posted by GMONEY on July 1, 2015
Taylor Wise has been one of those names that you see pop up everywhere on every music blog and on every Hypem chart. The young up and comer enlisted another destined for stardom up and comer by the name of Thero. These two have really perfected the balance between melodic indie pop and the refreshing tropical house sounds everyone has come to love. If you’ve been looking for your song of the summer, look no further!
Posted by BIGLIFE on May 26, 2015
Lean is the latest release from VHS Collection, a 5-piece electro-rock band based in New York City. The song is a lyrically colorful track about growing up in NYC, friendship, and the tug of war between playing in rock bands and so-called “serious” responsibilities. The track features bouncy disco-rock drums and bass blended with swirling arpeggiated synth and guitar leads. The unique vocals have a sort of David Byrne vibe and remind us of the importance of our friends. The band is currently working on their first full-length album, set to be released in fall 2015.
Far Hills Cider is the original single from VHS Collection, a 5-piece electro-rock band based in New York City. The song is a synth pop ballad that just might get stuck in your head this summer. The track features catchy synth lines with powerful lyrical prose and some energetic programmed drums. This track is the band’s most popular track to date and was recently nominated by the Deli Magazine for “Best New NYC Electronic Song for Emerging Artists”. The band is currently working on their first full-length album, set to be released in fall 2015.
Posted by JT on May 21, 2015
If you have found yourself here, welcome. Keeping his distance from the interwebs he returns, demonstrating he’s clearly been putting in studio time. This remix to ‘Born Free’ is different but that’s ok – it’s dark and that seems somewhat appropriate given Stalking Gia’s profile. The star is given a make-over and Reuben is quite the artist. Here’s a taste of what’s to come from the den.