Chill | Kaelin Ellis Drops New Song “Noise”

Posted by on May 17, 2021

With over 10+ years of performance and hands-on creative experience under his belt, Kaelin Ellis is a multi-platinum music producer that has established himself among the top class of producers in the modern electronic / hip-hop beat scene. Kaelin has many production credits with artists such as Lupe Fiasco, Kaytranada, Waldo, Deffie, K-pop supergroup Exo and many others. His latest drop “Noise” is a funky slow burner that deserves our attention. Tune in above now!

Chill | ilo ilo Share New Track “Sugar”

Posted by on May 16, 2021

With their second release of 2021, ilo ilo are establishing themselves as a movement in the indie electronic scene. Their new single “Sugar” continues the trend that their Dream Tapes 01 EP and single “Barricade” started. “Sugar” is a fun infused Summer dance tune. It’s all about taking it easy and enjoying your special someone. Check it out below and on your favorite platform here.

Bass, Chill, Electronic | Juuku Releases Debut EP

Posted by on April 25, 2021

Juuku dropped his first ever full project recently on Moving Castle, an indie imprint that was one of the main curators in the electronic realm of the Soundcloud era a few years back. The intro track, “Arrival”, opens the project for what is to be a strategically curated, emotionally-charged experience. The EP features “Just Lost”, a collaborative song with Manilla Killa (who started Moving Castle) that houses an infectious, bouncy drop that is sure to fill speakers in the coming months. Throughout the rest of the project, juuku further exemplifies his ability to transcend stylistic borders with experimental and compelling bass-driven tracks. This project truly lives up to all hopes and expectations listeners could have had, all coming to a close at 20 minutes and 23 seconds. Overall, the producer really shows off his skillset and solidifies himself as a frontrunner for best rising artist of the past year. Tune into his debut EP Warmth above now!

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Chill, Electronic, Interviews | Vivran Discusses Career Moves, Starting A Label, & More

Posted by on April 2, 2021

A label owner, a DJ/producer, and an all-around devoted musician begins to describe the type of artist Vivran is. Based in Mexico, the diverse and strong network this artist has at his disposal plays to his advantage accordingly. Having started MOTIVANT on his own and momentum being grown both in his own career and his music business ventures, FNT had a chat with him on many subjects including, career stories, advice, and more.

Can you recall key moments that led you on an electronic music career pathway?

Vivran: When I was very little I wanted to be a rockstar. I learned Guitar and Piano which I eventually stopped in my highschool years. By the time I had to go to college I didn’t really know what I wanted to do so I decided to learn how to make electronic music and that’s how I ended up in Barcelona, the city that made me who I am today. I think for me, it was always music.

Was there a moment that you remember which triggered you to start pursuing the creation of imprint MOTIVANT?

Vivran: Going back to Mexico after living in Spain came hard on me, that’s when I really became an introvert and began producing for real. It was at that point, when I met a lot of young upcoming producers that I found had amazing sound, the problem was that they didn’t really do much with such awesome songs, even when signing with labels. MOTIVANT for me became a need in order to take my project and the projects of those around me to the next level. In the end, there is not a big focus for this in Mexico, I intent to change this.

What ‘genres’ do you aim to feature on the label itself?

Vivran: Emotive Electronic is a term I use to define any electronic sound that encircles progressive house & Melodic Techno, but more important than this, I seek tracks that actually deliver an emotion. An emotion besides euphoria and wanting to dance. I seek depth in music.

What advice would you give to artists considering a career in dance music?

Vivran: Stay true to your own path, don’t copy others. Hours in the studio. A lot. Keep talented people close to you, always seek to create community and remember hate doesn’t help your project at all. Supporting other artist does a lot more.

Do you plan to release more tracks this year?

Vivran: Be hopeful for summer, thats all I’m going to say.

What are you most excited about in regards to the label in 2021?

Vivran: I think I’m most excited in all the new music we are receiving, there really is a lot of talent and true emotion out there. I am most exciting in continuing to discover amazing sounds both in Mexico and abroad.

Chill | Kina and Mokita Connect on “I’m Not Going Back”

Posted by on February 27, 2021

Two highly buzzing artists connect on a new single entitled “I’m Not Going Back”. The song blends Mokita’s rich, creamy vox alongside Kina’s go-to style of lo-fi beats. The hybrid approach seamlessly blends undertones of R&B, electronic, hip-hop and pop, it’s truly a cornucopia of beautiful sounds. Check out the lyric video for “I’m Not Going Back” above now!

Chill, Electronic | juuku Pushes The Boundaries on “Leaving”

Posted by on February 27, 2021

Anonymous producer Juuku is back again with another powerful single drop. “Leaving” is out now via indie imprint Moving Castle and is giving listeners another taste of what is to come on the upcoming EP that’s due out this spring. He continues to showcase this innate storytelling ability in the single, giving us an emotionally-charged auditory journey through the theme of letting go and releasing things not meant for us. Check out his latest offering “Leaving” above right now!

Chill | Laxcity Shares His “Disconnect” EP

Posted by on February 1, 2021

After over a year of silence, Laxcity has released a brand new EP. Six tracks of chill vibes, exquisite beats, and masterful instrumentation make “Disconnect” a can’t miss project. Last year Laxcity found himself being increasingly hard on himself and his music. He had to take a step back and rediscover the joy of creating music. This EP is the collection of songs that came from that time away. Enjoy it and keep your eye on Laxcity.