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Submerse’s “Approaching Ends” gives mixed signals [Video]

Submerse  (Rob Orme) is an English beatsmith residing in London. He is currently riding the beat making wave full force with his forward thinking and progressive style of hip-hip. Submerse has been laying lay for quite a while, occasionally releasing remixes and singles here and there. But we know better than…

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Indiana’s “Heart On Fire” eases along with an IYES remix [Premiere]

The up-and-coming UK artist Indiana is swiftly working her way into the spotlight with her experimental pop. Propelling herself forward are her two singles released this year in “Solo Dancing” and “Heart On Fire”; most recently, fellow British duo IYES have taken the ladder for a spin. Presenting a sound that varies dramatically through each…

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“Ugh” by Sh?m leaves us wanting more

With support from Soulection, London producer Sh?m off of Darker Than Wax record label is one of my absolute favorites right now because of his all around style of future sound. Packed with attitude, his latest release “Ugh” is a nice blend of electronic dance synths infused with a hip-hop/trap beat. Featuring unique, foreign synths…

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You shouldn’t question Gadda and his new video, “In The Shell”

The 6, sorry Toronto as most of you know it as is budding with talent and is now safe to say in the top percentile of cities the world’s attention is currently focused on. Whether is be politics, cultural events, or our entertainment and music scene.  Hoping to emerge out into…

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Sigward’s “Double Triangles” is the best thing you’ll see today [Premiere]

If dramatic music and a myriad of colors meshing together in oil is your thing, then this video by Sigward, featuring Tom Tukker and Maarten Emanuel Stok is the video for you.  The track itself is a stunning soundtrack-esque video that keeps you on edge the entire time while maintaining a…

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Bot & Wafa debut ‘Bring The Syndrum EP’ filled with surefire dark club game-changers

If you’ve read any of our Experimental posts over the past year, you probably realize how serious we are about newfound sounds and non-formulaic music. With all the tunes we push here, it’s nearly impossible to use the words “weird”, “strange”, and “unique” without having to go into much grittier detail….

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Ta-ku Remix’s Guerre’s “Tuk” [Premiere]

Forward-minded artists typically have a strong connection with other artists that have the same outlook on music. This is the exact scenario with Ta-ku’s remix of Guerre’s “Tuk”, which builds on the original to create an all-encompassing soundscape that we have become used to from Ta-ku through each and every release. …

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Hear a preview of A Sol Mechanic’s forthcoming EP with “Take it Slow” [Premiere]

I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with the LA based record label Stereocure, who gave me better insight into just how deeply they find intimacy with music. It’s not just an undying love for the object that is music, but an all out motive to succeed within the…

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FKA Twigs sits on her throne and towers over her subjects in new video, “Two Weeks”

The always innovative and fabulously talented FKA Twigs is looking to rattle the industry and listeners with her debut album, LP1. Due out August 12th, it follows her critically acclaimed two EP’s, which helped to develop her left-of-center style and writing. Never does she feel beholden to follow the rules of traditional or modern…

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EPOCH makes Benin City’s “Long Way Home” dark enough to frighten the strongest soul

Darkness. A physicality bleeding into a metaphor that plagues the hearts of every man, woman, and child in the most troubling of times. A seemingly harmless concept that has the ability to leech itself into every facet and crevice of the world as we know it. How can we adapt to…

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Rustie comes back with “Raptor” and gives news of new album

Rustie is one musician who the public has been itching to hear from for quite some time. Where has this Glasgow native been and what has his unique style of experimental bass warped into? The answer awaits us all on August 25th when Rustie’s new album, Green Language, is officially released through Warp…

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Flex your earbuds to “Windows” by experimentalist Virtual Tides [Premiere]

Life is weird. I now live five feet away from the ocean water, and somehow things are a bit more mellow. Sounds ridiculous, but it truly is a different atmosphere amongst different people. That’s what I pursue in music, and Virtual Tides came in to my life with impeccable timing….

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CrossMyHeartHopeToDie takes us to the wild wild west with “Two Shot” [Premiere]

Multi-talented supergroup Cross My Heart Hope to Die, which consists of DJ Muggs, Andrew Kline, Brevi, and Sean Bonner, is back with a new single. “Two Shots” is the first single to be released off their forthcoming EP, Vita E Morte, which is out July 29th on Alpha Pup Records….

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Music in it’s simplest, most basic purpose is to convey and express oneself through an arrangement of sounds. Though the definition of music can vary from people to social contexts, we can all agree that it directly affects our emotions one way or another. Whether if it drops you into…

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Ebb and flow with Mister Lies’ remix for “Movement”

The first time I met Mister Lies (Nick Zanca) was for his show with XXYYXX at the University of California San Diego. I had the great fortune of opening for both of them, finally getting the opportunity to play the chillest hyper-weird structureless beats in my library. I didn’t really know what to expect from…

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