Byrell The Great is part of the Qween Beat crew, the worldwide collective pushing club music and ballroom culture whose first full length salvo titled Qweendom will be released on July 29th. Ahead of Qweendom, Byrell The Great has produced an excellent remix for NYC producer JX Cannon that will be released July 15th on the Loveless label. Byrell’s remix of “Gagged” dices the vocals of the original version, girding the
For the past 10 years, Nosaj Thing (aka Jason Chung), has quietly released an excellent body of work that incorporates elements of hip-hop, downtempo electronica, glitch, and bass music. To date, he has produced three critically acclaimed electronic albums, high quality remixes for the likes of HEALTH, The xx, Flying Lotus and Little Dragon, in addition to productions for rappers Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper and Kid Cudi. Touring behind his
Nina Las Vegas has been on a tear in 2016. Last year the tastemaking Australian DJ left the powerhouse radio station Triple J to concentrate on her new label, NLV Records, and her own production work. This year will see NLV put out music from fellow Australian producers Swick, Strict Face, and Air Max ’97 in addition to Nina Las Vegas’s own Ezy Or Never EP released this past April.
The French producer Nunu first came to my attention when his gleaming drum track “Blush” appeared on the stellar Top Billin Meets Classical Trax compilation released earlier this year. Additionally, a new track titled “Long” is out this Friday on the [Re]Sources Music label. Both tracks point in the direction of Nunu’s debut EP out July 1st on The Astral Plane. “Punani” from Nunu’s forthcoming Mind Body Dialogue ambles to
The rotation of the earth lends itself too easily to metaphor, the binary of day and night serving as the foundation of a thousand myths. The sun makes life possible, and in opposition the night tells a different story. In 1977 Gary Gilmore was executed, the first case of capital punishment in the US in a decade. He didn’t hesitate, waiving all appeals and opposing those filed by other parties.