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Based out of Rio de Janeiro, producer and multi-instrumentalist Pedro Meirelles’ projects intense beauty throughout his track “Nostalgia”. The vibrant composition, led by breathless keys and string swipes, is made even more affecting by a well-executed video that reflects the track’s namesake beautifully; an old man’s personal journey through his own memories proves to be […] The post Pedro Meirelles – “Nostalgia appeared first on .
No wonder this track was #1 on Hype Machine’s non-remix charts immediately upon release. It’s one of the best songs I’ve heard this year. Absofacto’s “Dissolve” immediately touts a well-executed burst of eclectic stylistic flair, enjoyably difficult to classify in its welcome mixture of nostalgic pop, warbly electronica, and hints of R&B. The impressive stylistic […] The post Absofacto – “Dissolve” appeared first on .
As its title foreshadows, Hollywood Principle’s “Breathing Underwater” sounds like it takes place in an underwater paradise. The lush synth trickles and sensuous vocals both remind again of Little Dragon, with the serene development and key-laden beauty also reminiscent of Hikaru Utada — and aquatically-minded electro-pop tracks of hers like “Colors“, specifically. Just a minute […] The post Hollywood Principle – “Breathing Underwater” appeared first on .
Ian Keteku’s signature sound blends his caressing and thought-provoking poetry with futuristic electronica, concocting visions of space and dystopia as well as touching on themes of revolution, race, lust and loss. Think downtempo instrumental electronica combined with futuristic spoken-word. Also the 2010 World Poetry Slam champion, Keteku will release his sophomore album, Love & Lumumba, […] The post Ian Keteku – “Proxima Centauri” appeared first on .
The Beginning by Joan Torres's All Is Fused Joan Torres’s All Is Fused is the project of 26-year-old Puerto Rican bassist/musician Joan Torres, who perceives his second album – The Beginning – as representing “a clearer picture” in regard to his voice as a composer. A student of the bass since age 11, Torres is […] The post Joan Torres’s All Is Fused – “Summoning” appeared first on .
“Contain Myself” is a short but sweet stunner from The Outlaw Collective, a Brooklyn-based electronic group comprised of Cameron Outlaw (producer, drummer), Melanie Charles (vocals), Javi Santiago (keyboard/synths) and Mike Forzano (bass). The group initially formed as a more traditional jazz ensemble, later evolving into a group capable of stirring neo-soul soundscapes. “Contain Myself” is […] The post The Outlaw Collective – “Contain Myself” appeared first on .
d.oh is Daniel Oh, an electro-pop artist whose lush and sensuous sound has drawn comparisons to James Blake and The Weeknd. Oh pursues his passion for music between and during classes at the University of Toronto. While his sound is certainly in the electronic realm, he’s quick to point out influences ranging from rock and […] The post d.oh – “Alien Rooster” appeared first on .
The Mind Mess is the solo project of Olax, a very talented singer/songwriter from Copenhagen. Tackling a form of alternative pop music that touches on a variety of additional styles and decades, the potential of this project is extremely apparent — even with just two songs available on his Soundcloud. The first released track, “Copenhagen Lies” manages […] The post The Mind Mess – “World Wide Weapon Song” appeared first on .