Swiss-born, now Berlin-based singer and artist Evelinn Trouble continues to push through any boundaries of normality with her latest single ‘Sunset Everytime’. A woozy and hazy taste of alt-pop, the song is the closing of a chapter and the start of a new beginning, which was a manifestation in Trouble’s personal life. Swaying 50s guitar riffs coincide with light drumming as the song morphs into a haunting dreamlike state.
Victoria Trunova better known as KOY, is undoubtedly one of our top choice artists who blends originality and a passion for creating, fostering ear-grabbing pieces of music that is like fine art. Stepping forth with her second single entitled ‘Run’, the Berlin-based singer bridges an 80s pop and new wave style with forward-thinking electronica, again producing an infectious and overly stunning recording that we simply can’t get enough of. You can stream ‘Run’ below.
With the advent of accessible software helping to launch a democracy within the musical landscape in regards to recording, countless acts have emerged around the world in droves creating an immense flooding in the market, often times bypassing the tools as a means to push sounds forward, rather replicating whatever is in the charts. So where does that leave a group like the Zurich-originated, Berlin-based duo Egopusher, who have managed to merge moody electronica and post-classical with songs such as ‘Purple Pit’ from a couple years back? Simple – rather than trying to keep up with any particular trend, they simply went inside the studio and created a deep and emotionally ranged debut LP titled ‘Blood Red’.
Berlin-based producer Aparde is a mastermind at creating deep and forward-thinking electronica. However with his debut album ‘GLASS’, out October 13th via Ki Records, he has opted to construct a sound through the use of analog gear resulting in a delicate and affecting soundscape that navigates throughout the digital terrain. Revealing the title track to the new LP, Aparde delivers an atmospheric and touching piece with just the right amount of BPM to also cater to the dance.
Having shared tracks from their upcoming EP ‘Lea Porcelain Remixed’ including reworks from Scuba, as well as Ruede Hagelstein & Amin Fallaha, Lea Porcelain now unveil a new version of their track ‘Remember’, courtesy of Thom alt-J. Probably one of the more left-field remixes we’ve heard, the first two and a half minutes are spearheaded by menacing synths and vocals dipped in reverb. Quite miminal and eerie, boot-kicking drums then erupt towards the end, shifting the cut further into obscure territory.
While there is no question that New Jersey producer and DJ Kerri Chandler sits among the greats of the genre, his contribution to the scene has literally never stopped, continuing to release amazing records. His latest release ‘Checkmate’ marks Chandler’s return to Watergate Records. Still flying at peak performance, he shines with a masterful orchestration of soulful piano stabs, future-forward synth chords and echoing claps in the distance. The single pack includes remixes by Cinthie, who fosters Read more […]
Aside from having one of the best albums of the year, Berlin-based artist Sarah P. brings forth the official video to her single ‘LoveStory’. Directed by Eftychia Iosifidou, the imagery features Sarah and Clio Arvaniti strolling through a park, demonstrated an incredible bond of friendship that will likely never be broken. The song is taken from Sarah P.’s debut LP ‘Who Am I’, which is currently out via EraseRestart.
Berlin-based duo Lea Porcelain’s ‘Hymns To The Night’ is already in the running for our list of top albums of the year. A flawless presentation of post-punk, the band ar now gearing up for their forthcoming ‘Lea Porcelain Remixed’ EP. Having already shared Scuba’s killer rework of ‘Warsaw Street’, they now unveil the Ruede Hagelstein & Amin Fallaha versionof ‘Similar Familiar’. Keeping the main, huskly synths of the original, they transform the cut into an eerie 4×4 bit that whilst deep and dark, is just as open and spacicous.
Having set up one of the most respectable labels in techno and house, Mobilee founder Anja Schneider has taken a break from the successful company to launch her latest imprint Sous Music. This new direction has also manifested the release of her forthcoming LP titled ‘SoM’, landing November 7th. Revisiting her collection of 90s drum and bass, techno, house and more, this will be Schneider’s first album in 9 years.
Berlin-based producer Ben Esser has remixed the XXXTENTACION cut ‘Dead Inside’. The rework is a slow-burning trap infused bit, shaking with heavy low end and hazy vocals. This is definitely one that you should turn up your speakers for and zone out to. Have a listen.