Galaxxu's music can best be summed up with this Sonny Sharrock quote: "I’ve been trying to find a way for the terror and the beauty to live together in one song. I know it’s possible." Galaxxu draws inspiration from Chicago's incredible free jazz and indie scenes of the past and present, European free improv, and electronic noise to create spontaneous compositions that range from quiet, delicate serenity to an abrasive, pedal-to-the-floor assault.
Galaxxu is currently finishing mixing for several upcoming releases and planning a couple of tours in summer and fall of 2017.
Chicago’s Galaxxu is excited to announce a super-limited edition seven inch lathe cut, featuring artwork by Alex Dycylyxyvyi. The two sides reflect the terror and the beauty the quartet tries to capture in their free improvisations. Side A starts off innocently enough, until devolving into a mess of disjointed interplay between a sax crying out, and a guitar that is seemingly being torn apart at the atomic level. Suddenly, the drums offer a rallying cry and Galaxxu breaks out into a wall of furious noise. Side B offers a glimpse into the more subdued side of Galaxxu. At times even soulful, albeit still operating within the confines of their chaotic take on free improvisation, it ends things in a dreamy sequence as if the Galaxxians are surveying the damage they wrought on Side A.
A Tisket, A Trifle, A Flittering Flutter [Stereo Edit] - 05:22 info
Today Swedish indie-rockers Kaskelott release their haunting and beautiful music video/short film “Flourish” by director Eric Ivar Persson. Definitely worth watching! It is a melancholic homage to 90s Sweden, old school sci-fi and longing away.
"Late Bloomer" was recorded by James Whitten (Pears, Thou, Gland, Donovan Wolfington) and mastered by Carl Saff. Static Masks are a four piece with two vocalists. They tend to get put in the math rock, shoegaze, indie categories. With a goal to make "interesting" and "beautiful" music, Static Masks blend melody and complexity with some nontraditional song structures to create their own version of progressive pop music.
DYLYN just released her new single “Secret” and it’s now available to stream and share on Soundcloud/Spotify.
"This one is personal. My life was turned upside down and as a result this song emerged. “Secret” became therapeutic, it helped me deal with this crazy thing that happens to so many people, yet often remains a taboo subject; especially in song. Writing this new single gave me a chance to connect with people, with my fans whose parents also split up due to infidelity; it became a way of reaffirming for myself and others, "you are not the only one going through this." My last single “Mimosa” and now “Secret” are both authentically me. Though deeply personal, I’m excited to be sharing this side of myself with the world."
Los Angeles, CA – Returning to Dim Mak with a vengeance, the bass house trio known as BROHUG unleash their Knuckles EP. The record’s title track, premiered by YourEDM, brings thumping horns and a grimey bassline to the forefront, while "Guns Go Boom” goes the tech house route, using rhythmic hi-hat hits and vocal chops to propel this energetic B-side.
Since joining the scene only a little over a year ago, BROHUG has ignited music fans around the world with their unique sound that merges tough bass house with deep and techy flourishes. Via early releases on Spinnin’ Records and Mad Decent’s Good Enough, BROHUG set the path for their innovative take on modern club music. The Swedish trio kicked off 2017 by dropping their Giggle Juice EP on Dim Mak. The release hit #2 on the Beatport Electro House Releases chart and received praises from heavy-hitters Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Afrojack and many more. They followed this up with an official release of Alesso’s “Falling,” which has garnered over 130K online streams to date.
This summer BROHUG is excited to bring the energy of Giggle Juice and Knuckles to North American audiences. Catch them at Electric Forest in Rothbury, MI and stay tuned for further tour announcements.
A combination of retro aesthetics, enduring lyrics and alt-rock grit.
The best music happens when artists refuse to remain stuck in their own comfort zones and creative boxes. Whenever this happens, they are free to give full range to their vision, and they can really come up with something that’s groundbreaking and personable. This is certainly the case here with Tommy Red and his brand new EP release, “I Wanna Be Exploited.”
Marva Von Theo is an Electropop / Synthwave duo formed in 2016 by the Athens-based singer-songwriter Marva Voulgari and the Vienna-based composer-producer Theo Foinidis.
Their Debut Album “Dream within a Dream” was released early in 2018. The 12 songs on their Album, lean towards an electronic sound that incorporates a variety of influences ranging from the music of the 80’s until today. Darkwave sounds, Jazz harmonies, Rock and Dance drum beats resonate together and mature into something darkly romantic.