The Magic City-based DJ & producer Charlie Crown, formerly known as Flapo, has been consciously creating indie electronic tunes, that swirl with elegance and dance with emotion. Whether it’s one of his remixes, like the one we’re talking about today, or one of his originals, Charlie keeps it fresh ensuring that each tune inspires energy and originality. On his Bronze Whale remix for “Cruising,” Charlie turns a once eerie late night driving tune into a dance floor dynamite. By strategically using vocal chops and a gritty bass line, energy is pulsated throughout the track, as Benny’s voice rings “it’s all I know.” This track comes as the first off of Bronze Whale’s upcoming remix EP for their album The Shape of Things, slated to release in July.
Hailing from Brisbane, beat crafting aficionado and producer cln explores electro-R&B in his latest single, “Fade To Grey.” This atmospheric outline awakens downtempo dance music as it bleeds moody rhythms and flighty melodies. A barebones bass line allows his slackened vocals to rise from the grainy shadows embedded within. A breezy listen with mellow lyrical musings, “Fade To Grey” is a mellifluous feat from the versatile musician. Delivered with warmth and intellectuality, the impressive artist continues to forge his own path with each release. Get lost in this ethereal reflection of cln’s inner monologue.
Giving fans the third and final look into their forthcoming debut EP, LMBO blends darkness and light with their latest single, “Netter Bot.” Existing somewhere in the spaces between haunting dance music and riveting electro-pop, this intoxicating joint surpasses critic expectations. An ebb and flow of static instrumental tenor blends effortlessly with spellbinding, alternative vocals. Digital chords strike against an inventive rhythm that helps solidify their place in dance music as avant-garde visionaries. Conjuring up sounds that have yet to be surveyed in contemporary EDM, LMBO leaves listeners eager for more via “Netter Bot.” Stay tuned for the highly anticipated LMBO EP.
Continuing his steadfast summit to the forefront of electronic music, Beautiful Buzzz favorite AJ Salvatore returns with “Easier,” an electro-pop victory. Featuring effervescent vocals from Daiyan Trisha, Salvatore’s latest is a bubbly summertime anthem. Saturated with optimism and a feel-good resonance, “Easier” is a refreshing future-house joint that effortlessly shines. A palpable, unapologetic groove dances around Trisha’s feminine vocals resulting in a confetti-like outline of zestful sounds. Further proving his dexterity is unmatched, AJ Salvatore reaffirms that his unique production skills continue to push the boundaries of contemporary dance music.
Capshun is the Dallas dwelling producer kicking ass and taking names in recent months. Despite being a new face to the electronic scene, his music remains far from novice. His latest release, “Rising” is an experimental trap gem with hip-hop aromas on the nose. Blurring the lines that exist between contemporary genres, Capshun delivers a wicked sound distinctly his own. This novel offering soars through geometric soundscapes, paying close attention to the technicalities of music production. A network of complex rhythms, layered with deliberate intention, “Rising” solidifies Capshun as one of Texas’ fastest growing stars. Respect the name and watch this space for more.
New Zealand producer/DJ Ian Munro teams up with LA-based trap boss UZ to reveal their 5-track Liminal EP. Released on UZ’s Quality Good Records, the EP is a cinematic win saturated with both mellow and heavy-hitting cadences. Shrouded in a hip-hop reverb, “Without Me” is the fourth track from the EP. Anchored by a down-tempo trap beat, featuring swaggered vocals from SOMBER, this hybrid track is a cornerstone cut in the newly released EP. Smoked out synths tumble across of a plane G’d up production and signature cadences. Boasting a demanding synchronicity, Ian Munro and UZ shine on “Without Me.”
Establishing himself as a rising electronic visionary, juuku returns with his animated remix of Teflon Sega’s 2017 single, “Beretta Lake” ft. SAINt JHN. The expansive joint sweeps across a plane of glitchy synths highlighting in glowing color juuku’s signature sound. Sending the track’s conscious hip-hop verses through a speedy envelope, “Beretta Lake” is revolutionized into an electronic, afro-centric feat. Leaving no stone unturned, the ever so allusive juuku continues to solidify himself as a thrilling act to watch.
Thank god it’s Friday! I don’t know about you kids, but this week has been a doozy. I am experiencing a new emotion every 10 minutes … I guess you can say the stress of adulting is bringing me down. Best way for me to lift these blues is find the closest party and hit that dance floor on the deep end. I need that dirty deep house music … that kind that feeds your soul … you know what I’m talking about! This new Township Rebellion remix of “Visions ft. RBBTS” by Lane 8 is siiiick … I am getting all the feels I am needing. With heavy deep dark melodic melodies and ethereal vocals, this production duo wants us to get lost in ourselves and feel something. I love it! You can buy/stream this track HERE!
Combatting mental health awareness through songwriting and production, German producer TRAILS reveals “Learn To Love Me” featuring JABS. A wicked fusion of alt rock and nu-soul the moving track is a surreal ode to self-love. The track begins with looming electronic plucks that collide like the birth of a star with JABS’ with thunderous, honey-dipped vocals. The instrumental chorus is defined by fiery electronic guitar cadences with a retro film cascading atop. An expulsion of feverish melodies compliment a little bit of groove and a whole lot of passion. Polar in its nature, “Learn To Love Me” boasts a sanguine message with a fierce delivery. We already need more from TRAILS- watch this space.