SACRE is the Parisian duo breathing a new life into contemporary electronica. Their latest offering, “11:00PM BECOME HUMAN” is rich with witty sound design and haunting synths. Robotic, Daft Punk-inspired vocals share space with a blossoming electronic progression. inherently cinematic, SACRE delivers something both retro and futuristic while avoiding on-the-nose cliches. This chromatic masterpiece is a synergistic triumph- wickedly fierce, and distinctly intelligent. An extraordinary cut, “11:00PM BECOME HUMAN” is the adventurous 5th single to SACRE’s forthcoming Love Revolution LP. Lose yourself in this chilling track and watch this space for more from these Parisian visionaries.
A musical testament to mental health, PURGE x DEIV team up on their emotionally heavy "Never Let This Go," out now on Play Me Records. The two heavyweights bare their souls bravely, as DEIV croons powerful words over PURGE's melodic dubstep backings. The goal of "Never Let This Go" is simple: reach at least one person through sound, and help them know there are brighter days ahead.
Colorado’s 2-piece outfit Break Science returns to the forefront of organic dance music with their first single of the year, “Coded Theory.” The live-electronic duo is compromised of producer and jazz pianist aficionado Borahm Lee, and iconic funk/hip-hop drummer Adam Deitch. A cosmic collision of interdependent genres, it comes as no surprise that “Coded Theory” is a tapestry of intoxicating psychedelia. Whispering samples of female vocals oscillate meditative bells before a fiery build up drops into heady soundscapes. Tethered by technical sound design and dreamy layers, this Break Science original is a sublime cut worth replaying.
An ode to the all encompassing trials and tribulations that come with romantic relationships, Thomas White and Lia return with their Drifting EP. The introspective 4-track effort is a collaborative outpour of raw, emotive production and poetry. The intro to the EP, “Feather” forges a heart felt path for the rest of the catalog to follow. The minimalist cut swells with omni-present percussions and palpable lyricism. Lia’s vocal strength is complimented by a shadowy echo that shimmers behind her graceful prose. While the EP is inspired by duality, listeners can expect to feel both nostalgia and hope with each note and every transition. “Feather” is a mere glimpse into the electronic masterpiece crafted by Thomas White and Lia.
Sydney-based producer ARONA MANE radiates a distinguished vision with each release. His latest offering, “Tell Me” featuring Maribelle is an intoxicating framework of electro-R&B. Effervescent and funky as hell, ARONA MANE delivers the kind of track that lights up psyche and lingers for days to come. Infectious hooks are embellished with inviting, tempered vocals that illuminate its distinct ability to balance a myriad of genres. Dancing fearlessly on the edge of modern disco and a never-before-heard sound, “Tell Me” is a dance-floor ready feat cascading an optimistic wave of resonance. Swathed in glamour and groove, ARONA MANE and Maribelle are brilliant on “Tell Me.” Tune in with us today on your preferred streaming platform.
NASAYA is oozing all the vibes with his latest “PATTERNS,” featuring equally as cool vocals from Sara Diamond. NASAYA strays from the mainstream realm of electronic music and draws influence from his homeland: an island just outside of Madagascar. Diving deep into his roots, he finds inspiration from the diverse culture of his home. For this release, he pulls elements from 80’s & 90’s-inspired electronic music and soul to create a sultry and serene tune.
“‘PATTERNS’ is the first track I wrote after moving to LA. I was actually sleeping on my friends couch around the time I wrote the first demo. I’m quite attached to this song, I feel that it captures this new period of my life that was just beginning.” -NASAYA
Bringing the sounds of Sweden across the globe, SHY Nodi is solidifying himself as an R&B act to watch. “Snakes” is a fountain of nostalgic rhythm and chill-hop. His accented vocal flow compliments the creamy production at the epicenter of the track. An outpour of mellowed out beats and conscious lyricism, “Snakes” is a fusion of melodic-pop embellished with aromas of hip-hop. SHY Nodi continues to impress fans and critics alike as he continues to summit the new wave and R&B.
Benji Lewis has been captivating hearts and minds for over a year. His drifting vocals and lush production tug at the heart strings, and his latest single is no exception. “Away” was produced by close collaborator Golden Vessel and their artistic synchronicity shines as they feed off one another’s glow. Another dreamy triumph for Benji, “Away” is an atmospheric indie gem outlined with golden hues. Boasting a resonance that feels almost holy, Benji Lewis continues to capitalize on his already impressive catalog.
Frequent collaborators of free form bass BINKS and GNOSIS team up to unveil “Defcon” ahead of their TRANSCENDENCE EP. The last single on the 5-track effort, “Defcon” is a fantastic showcase of tension and release. An eerily melodic build-up ascends its final resting place before soaring into a plane of static resonance. Controlled digital chaos breathes life into a heady outline of impressive sound design. Left of center and tantalizing to boot, “Defcon” is an out-of-this-world triumph that stands as an paramount facet to the forthcoming EP. TRANSCENDENCE drops tomorrow, May 7.