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Last Monday, French producer Brodinski released his latest project The Sour Patch Kid, showcasing a cadre of Atlanta rappers doing their thing over his production. Hoodrich Keem hosts the tape, which you can grab for free at Livemixtapes. This follow-up to his 2015 debut album Brava follows the producer’s exploration of the intersection between electro, techno, and rap further down the rabbit hole. Attention to detail puts the project’s beats over

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Bit Funk is on the move. His singles ”Off The Ground” and “Destination Sunrise” have 3.6 and 1.2 million plays respectively on Spotify, and he has a lot more in terms of shows and production in store for his fans. We had the chance to talk with Bit Funk ahead of his upcoming show at U Street Music Hall this coming Friday (September 2). Over the course of the interview,

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Philco’s latest track has it all: compelling percussion, a bouncy bassline, and both a vocal and melodic synthesized hook that won’t leave you hanging. But perhaps the DC-based DJ/Producer’s greatest stroke of artistic genius is his track arrangement — Philco transitions between sections in the track seamlessly. One of the most considerable challenges producers face is retaining the listener’s attention for the duration of the track, and Philco fares well in this regard. Listen to

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Nothing amps my week more than to premiere THE WARHORSE’s glorious redux of the 2011 The Weeknd’s hit, “High for This.” For this Los Angeles based synthwave/electroclash band, it is nothing short of courageous to successfully make a banger rendition of one of the top pop songs of this decade. Their rendition sounds completely fresh and different from the original: wrangling in their influences of 80s party pop, thrashy garage

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Blocktreat’s single, “Follow Your Stupid Heart,” is an experimental piece by Vancouver producer/artist Brandon Hoffman. One can anticipate layers of looped vocals, field recordings, and bluegrass music pulsing to a syncopated beat. The music video, directed by Sam Tudor, imparts a sense of wanderlust and daydreaming. The escaped fantasies depicted in the music video are triggered by unconventional syncopation. “Follow Your Stupid Heart” is from the recently released album, Exciting Adventures