We spotlight on Yanis Pappakonstantinou aka Yannis PK. He was raised in a small village in Northern Greece and he began focusing on Classical and Jazz music. at the age of 8. Throughout his teenage years he saved up to buy gear and create his own studio, which eventually led him to a great engineering school. One key thing that he brings to the table would definitely have to be his belief in constant learning.Yannis later took a job as a mixing engineer for a little bit, but felt that his true passion CONTINUE READING
"Sammy on vocals. Mikey on laptop. Ryan on keys. The lineup alone should tell you that San Francisco's PillowTalk do things a little differently."
This is how Resident Advisor introduced PillowTalk back in December upon their #11 entry in their top live acts poll. The position reflected a year in which the trio went from an up-and-coming US act in to a globally in-demand force, playing upwards of 70 shows across five continents. Their trademark spin on traditional club music has been the CONTINUE READING
Here you have the newest release by Crosstown Rebels. Ali Love’s new track Emperor ft. Kali is a lyrical gem with a funky back beat. The EP includes a dub and two remixes, the remixes are are by Maceo Plex and Waze and Odessey. My favorite being the Maceo Plex remix with his innovative use of white noise and vocoded vocals alongside pensive synths, Plex continues to expertly toe that fine line between experimental and accessible. This track has after-hours written all over it, evident by its prevalent CONTINUE READING
Heres a little something to get your Saturday night rolling. Diynamic music gives us "Neon Lights Sampler Part 2" an EP filled with four original tracks by some of the best producers in the genre. The first track is "Catch The Light" by Adriatique, a disco house producer from Zurich. "Catch The Light" has soulful vocals, funky bass and an 80's vibe that gets the sample pack started on the right foot. Next up is heavy weight Solomun's new track "Boot Camp" which is nothing less than fantastic. CONTINUE READING
The Curitiba native Rodrigo Carreira, began his musical career in the early 90’s and established a great name for himself in electronic music. He has played at numerous top-notch Brazilian festivals and events such as the Chemical Music Festival, Tribal Tech and Atlãntida. His latest release featuring Tk Wonder called ‘Throwaway’ is a great piece of work and brings some amazing sounds to life. Tk’s vocals couldn’t have worked out any better with the plucks and deep bassline. I hope you CONTINUE READING
In “The Colour That You Bring to Me,” Death on the Balcony layers space-y synths and vocoder vocals on top of a funky bassline for a truly cosmic disco experience. “Shade I Bring to You” is a masterfully minimal jam with a smooth, sinister bassline. Pressurized trills billow out, filling the track with a dark, shimmering ambience.
Nick Monaco’s delightful remix of “The Colour That You Bring to Me” adds a colorful acid-y vibe, straight out of 1993, complete with rollin’ CONTINUE READING
First off, congratulations on your most recent signing with Hot Waves and Hot Creations. I know you have been really busy in the studio, what kind of direction can we expect from your solo project now that your talents have been recognized on a much bigger level? More touring or more writing?
Thanks! You can definitely expect more writing and touring. My team is working on both US and euro tour dates for the late spring right now, so you can expect to hear more details on those soon. In CONTINUE READING