Launching just last year, the London-based label Nervous Horizon has moved from strength to strength by releasing their crew’s highly syncopated, percussion heavy club tracks. The label’s sixth release, Sacred Drums by TSVI, landed last month. It broadens the label’s sound by bringing African live percussive elements into the mix. The EP is packed with highlights, among them is “Assam’s Children” whose tumbling hand drum rhythm is outfitted with weighty

Crosley C200
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INTERVIEW | Sweater Beats
Sweater Beats is an electronic music producer who grew up outside Washington D.C. in the suburbs of Rockville, Maryland. He is currently on his For the Cold Debut live tour across North America, in advance of a new EP release in early 2017. Blisspop had the chance to catch up with him before his homecoming show at U Street Music Hall. We discussed his beginnings as a producer, his pursuits

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We are mesmerized by Amy Syed’s reworking of “You Go To My Head,” a 1938 song composed by J. Fred Coots with lyrics by Haven Gillespie. Inspired by Billie Holiday’s recording of the song, Syed transformed this classic into a unique rendition that reminds us of Massive Attack, Nine Inch Nails, and French Impressionist composer Claude Debussy. The track starts with a heavy beat and sidechained bass sound that provide a stark yet lovely

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Machinedrum’s (a.k.a. Travis Stewart) most recent project is a joyful reflection of the composer’s emotional state. According to Stewart, Human Energy reflects “a period of great change in my life. I moved across the country to a new city, I proposed to the girl of my dreams, I moved into a new house, bought a brand new computer and set off to write a new album.” The album also echoes