I would find it hard to believe if I walked past somebody listening to the latest Moods remix without a bounce in their walk or a head nodding in agreement with the beat – that would be the revised definition of blasphemy. An instrumentally chic track crafted by Bondax titled “Real Thing” is turned into a funk-driven dance floor banger by Dutch producer Moods. On his version, we witness a
Even though the name of this release is rather cliché, it can be pardoned since the listening experience of Andy Leech’s “The Journey” truly feels like a grand voyage in the making. During 6 minutes we’re baptised in a pool of airy ambient textures in what sounds like a Brian Eno ft Hans Zimmer soundtrack with a modern twist. After leaving this on repeat for roughly 15 min, I noticed
We had the pleasure of getting to know SIAS, a band which can be easily described as architects of anticipation as our emotions are taken on a roller coaster ride with each listening experience. Themes such as environmental conservation are brilliantly incorporated within their music through the use of percussion and various ethnic instruments, thus the term ‘World-pop’ as a description of their unique sound. In a world where mass
It doesn’t seem like “In the EnD” by Echomatics produces any sort of effort to demand your attention in the beginning. We’re greeted with a standard drum and bass pattern and a Moog bass that’s plagued with portamento. But over the course of 3 minutes, any listener would be terminally chilled as Echomatics takes us through a trance like journey where he literally freezes the liquid in Drum and Bass.
It’s the start of our winter season here in Cape Town and it’s already looking unforgiving; if we walk outside, the wind is playing ‘umbrella snatcher’ and like a weigh-in, the rain relentlessly pounds our roof as if it’s actually trying to find a ‘way in’. Despite what’s happening outside, what I’m seeing in my head is literally a world apart. “Summer Blu,” the latest track from Los Angeles native