I’ve had lots of love for sampling of Hip-Hop and soul lately; producers like Star Slinger and Abel Mariam have had me stuck on an addictive repeat. Through browsing this developing Soultronic-type of subgenre, I stumbled upon synthhead Ryan Stewart from Springfield, Ohio who puts his soulful mixes behind the name of StewRat. Though some of Ryan’s tracks can be filed as instrumental, a majority of them excel the role


Todd Terje is back at it. Today, the Norwegian DJ and producer, well know for his clever edits, released Ragysh on Gerd Janson’s Running Back imprint. It’s been a minute since we’ve seen original music from Terje, but it appears to have been worth the wait. All three tracks (four on the digital release) hold their own, incorporating Terje’s spaced out take on Balearic and disco. The stand out for


I introduced you all to Homeboi, the young French-house producer from Germany, back in November with his debut EP Shrimps. With much anticipation since then, I’m now pleased to announce that he’s just released another gorgeous track that will melt your beat-sicle before you can tell what color it is. The track is Côte D’Azur which is named after the beautiful southeastern coastline of France so if this isn’t enough


Coma are Marius Bubat and Georg Conrad of Cologne. These two twenty-somethings were scooped up by Kompakt two years ago and have just released their second EP for the esteemed German label. While their previous releases have typically fallen in the realm of restrained, down-beat electronica, Coma’s newest release, Famous, includes a track that, albeit still low key, has some serious crossover appeal. Hello, Pitchfork. In “Raindrops,” the duo utilizes


“Music with a groove” writes Vancouver electronic music producer, Ian Bevis, on the genre explanation of his one-man band titled Bear Mountain. Ian has been progressively experimenting within a variety of genres since 2009 and is now grasping the attention of a new audience with a recent release. While going through Bear Mountain’s discography, I was surprised to see his past production of acoustic music as it seems he began