When we heard Auckland, New Zealand artist RQ’s “Roof Jumping” track off of his debut album, Solid Ground LP, on Blu Mar Ten Music, we were immediately overcome by the chill vibes. The track starts with peaceful audio samples and lush pads. The breakbeat drums are introduced very tastefully and when the meat of the drums are in the track, they aren’t overwhelming. The arrangement over the course of the track
When I received this promo from Brooklyn’s Big Voyage (aka Elias Ravin) and his sound was compared to Warp Records artists Luke Vibert, Plaid, Clark, and Autechre, my curiosity was piqued. I’m currently undertaking a project to listen through Warp Records’ entire discography, so I’ve become well-acquainted with the previously mentioned artists and the Warp sound is carving a special place in my mind. Big Voyage’s “Jellyfish Bloom (Part 3)”
LA-based artist Kan Wakan (aka Gueorgui Linev) put out “Indigo” a little over a week ago. “Indigo” reminds me of a Thundercat–Moon Boots hybrid track with several other flavor notes in there. Elle Olsun’s vocals fit well in this track. If this is where electronic jazz is going in the future, I would be pleased.
Blisspop is giving away two (2) pairs of tickets to see Cold Cave with Black Marble and Choir Boy at Black Cat on Saturday, June 16! You can participate by emailing your favorite Cold Cave track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and two winners will be selected randomly. We’ll pick winners at 12 pm on Saturday, June 16, announcing them shortly thereafter. Show info: Saturday, June 16 – Cold Cave, Black Marble, Choir Boy: $15 Adv/ $18
Blisspop is giving away two (2) pairs of tickets to see Chad Valley with NUEX at Black Cat on Sunday, May 27! You can participate by emailing your favorite Chad Valley track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and two winners will be selected randomly. We’ll pick winners at 12 pm on Sunday, May 27, announcing them shortly thereafter. Show info: Sunday, May 27 – Chad Valley, NUEX: $13 Adv/ $15 DOS Backstage / Doors at 7:30. Buy