It has been quite a minute since any new solo sounds have come from the Parisian producer called Darius. Known for his chilled down beats ranging anywhere in between house, disco and electro, Darius has given light to some of the best remixes for artists like (to name an illustrious few)  Jungle, Crayon, Flight Facilities and the magical “Sunlight” remix by The Magician. And now after a three year low-key hiatus, he

Image from Arthr's "Balloon" video
Since we covered UK-based artist Christian Balistrari’s music, animation, and live performance project Arthr last year, he’s been very busy. Last week, Balistrari released the music video for “Balloon,” an impressive work on all counts. The video was shot at an abandoned tin mine on the moors near Liskeard (South Western England), and it features the animated Arthr character chasing a balloon around the countryside. The music goes well with the video:

TT The Artist
Unstopable Bmore club emcee TT The Artist has just released a video for the supercharged Thunderbird Juicebox and Mighty Mark remix of her track “Dig”. The original tune, produced by Snappy Jit, starts off the video which features dance crews shot on location in New Orleans, Atlanta, New York, Jersey City, Miami, Los Angeles, and, of course, Baltimore. The second half of the video pulls into top gear with Thunderbird

Kendrick Lamar’s new release DAMN. has been lighting up the airwaves and the Internet since its release last week. The record represents a departure from the jazzy, critic-friendly fare of TPAB in a few different ways, notably including the visual media accompanying the music. Kendrick Lamar’s video for “DNA” makes reference to a few standard rap video tropes – cops, girls, cars, gang affiliations. But instead of relying on these

Chris Kelly Profile
So, here’s the thing about writers. We do a lot of writing and analyzing and intellectualizing about everybody else’s offerings to art and culture, but who writes about the writers?  Who’s the real person behind the byline?  Chris Kelly is constantly in search of a deep, emotional connection with music, art, and his community.  His impetus to write is driven by politics, artwork of all types — whether it be