Alternative, Pop | Martin Weston Releases “Loose Knit Heart”

Posted by on August 22, 2021

Martin Weston isn’t your everyday singer-songwriter. The up-and-coming London based musician possesses a potent motion in his storytelling with folk music running through his veins from a young age. His latest offering “Loose Knit Heart” has elements of acousitc, folk, and pop blended together which reminded me a lot of early 2000’s music in this space like Jack Johnson or Ben Harper. This track few on me a ton and well worth it. Martin explains the meaning behind “Loose Knit Heart’’ below. Stream the song above now.

“I wrote Loose Knit Heart after fully realising how brilliant a thing the perfectly crafted pop song is. Loose Knit Heart is my attempt at something along those lines, trying to add catchy hooks and melodies everywhere I could. 

It’s an acoustic singer-songwriter, collaborating with an experimental electronic music producer called Tom Arniel. I came along with an acoustic pop song and he added a really textural groove by recording pots and pans in his kitchen. Making it was so fun.”

Electronic | Listen to “Enemy” by Bearoid

Posted by on November 19, 2016

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Electronic-pop artist Bearoid shares his daring new single “Enemy”, sporting a playful synth melody and catchy vocals. Using strong, layered synths, Bearoid creates a track that is equal parts groovy and meaningful. Samples of arcade-game synths fill the song, and when the chorus hits, the strong pulsating beat shines through. Bearoid’s vocals are unique and powerful – delivering a beautiful top-line that really pieces everything together. In a world where we are more connected to technology than humans, Bearoid’s playfully taps into something deeper and more meaningful — a rarity in electronic music.

Techno | Point Blank Shares About History Of Techno Music

Posted by on November 17, 2016

Techno fans have a special treat today. The electronic music school has released a video discussing not only the history of techno music, but also production tips discussing, in detail, elements of education for the Ableton user. James Wiltshire, who has been featured talking about historical and production points with Point Blank before, uses his charming UK voice and impressive intellect to deliver a balance of history and knowledge.

Dope facts you probably didn’t know if you got into dance music this decade: Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson began to create what is now known as early Detroit Techno. Early tech-heads were influenced by the book Third Wave – I won’t give away any more interesting facts – but the video is worth the watch.

For more info about this video or about Point Blank’s music classes, you can follow the link here: www.pointblankmusicschool.com

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Interviews | [Exclusive Interview] FreshNewTracks.com Sits Down With Razz

Posted by on November 15, 2016

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You might have heard of Marc Raziano (Razz) from his break out “Overthinking” single featuring Aviella. Or his “Break The Rules” remix that racked up over 1 million plays on Youtube. Or, you might even have heard his latest Blink 182 “What’s My Age” again remix. It’s that consistent quality output that made us want to sit down the NY based producer and rising DJ to learn more about his inspirations, sound, and plans for 2017. Hit the jump to read our exclusive interview with Razz below.

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Electronic | Attlas writer Wilsonn adds a luscious vocal to SteLouse’s periscope

Posted by on November 14, 2016

In a time where every aspiring producer breaks out with their unofficial remixes of bigger artists, it’s kind of surprising that a vocalist hasn’t really done that in electronic music. Enter the enigmatic Wilsonn. Known for co-writing Attlas’s breakout record ‘Kayla,’ Wilsonn borrows SteLouse’s Periscope, and turns it into a vocal masterpiece that’s begging to be an official release.  Pay attention.

Chill, Electronic | The acoustic version of Elephante’s “Plans” is a beauty

Posted by on November 10, 2016

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Heads up: This is probably the most beautiful thing you’ll listen to today. Elephante and Brandyn Burnette just stripped down their hit “Plans” and created a gorgeous acoustic rendition of it. Many times, the live aspect gets lost in electronic music, but you can truly see how talented these two are as musicians in this version. With all the uncertainty that has clouded this country this past week, use this little piece of beauty to brighten your day. Check out the acoustic mix of “Plans” now!

Trap | RYDEN’s Sophmore Single “Ready” A Strong Follow Up To “Dear God”

Posted by on November 7, 2016

RYDEN previously released her single “Dear God” a few weeks back, a single that had a deep message than most electronic music songs. This time she takes it a step further with ‘Ready”. A single completely created by her from start to finish. The actual sound of her voice is good in itself, making the lyrics easily insert itself into your brain. “Ready” is raw, gritty, tough, and gets more intense as the single progresses.

The orchestral aspects of the single are probably my favorite part, next to the drop, adding a nice little atmospheric that makes tune feel important.

RYDEN received a ton of support on his last single, “Ready” is set to go just as big if not bigger, stay tuned.