Blog Profile / Music is Art

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Archived Since:April 11, 2008

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Introducing :: Kiasmos

Kiasmos has been one of my favorite discoveries of the last year, and it all started with the song, Looped. Something about how it was so beautifully crafted in shades of minimal techno, downtempo beats, ambient beats, and orchestral melodies. I remember listening late last summer out on my patio staring out at the view.. […]

Jamie xx – In Colour

“Listening to music that reminded me of home was a good way to feel happy about feeling sad.” – Jamie XX interview with Pitchfork (Great read!) London Producer and DJ Jamie Smith A.K.A. Jamie XX started his career back in 2009, adding collaborations with the late Gil Scott-Heron and remixing stunning touches to Adele, Florence and the Machine, Radiohead, […]

Wavey Mix

Recently I created a playlist called Wavey on Spotify featuring over 90 tracks of future beats, trap, hip hop, and just good music that makes you feel blissfully aware. Over the past 2 years this style of music has become my favorite to enjoy and discover more of. Please be sure to follow the playlist and […]

Ghost Loft :: Chocolate Haze

Ghost Loft is Danny Choi, an eclectic Los Angeles based musician who creates intriguing electronic and R&B music. Back in 2013, he released a few singles including the featured below track “So High” which presented smooth beats and sleek vocals in an overall seamless production. Show More Summary

The Sounds of Sade

Enchantress Sade has been creating beautiful, soulful music since the early 80s. In my own life, my mother often listened to smooth jazz and soft R&B music. Sade was always a special favorite of hers, and at a very early age Sade became a favorite of mine. I spent many summers growing up at the […]

Run the Jewels

El P and Killer Mike have been creating hip hop music underground on their own for years. Almost four years ago Cartoon Network/Adult Swim’s creator Jason DeMarco decided to create his own record label and introduce the dangerous duo to one another. The chemistry lead to a few singles and they formed the force to […]

songs of the week #103

(Art: Les Monstres du Placard by Philippe Caza || yr 1970) The spring is here… the flowers are blooming… and the sunshine after a long harsh winter is feeling better than ever. Below are my favorite tracks of the beginning of a beautiful and refreshingly new season. Enjoy! ~~ Mura Masa :: Lovesick Fuck Young mastermind […]

songs of the week #102

    happy friday! to start the weekend off right, here are some favorite songs of the week that must be heard. (art by john poppleton)   joey badas$ – teach me (ft keiza) || (2015) the hip hop stylings of joey badas$ collaborating with electronic dance diva kieza are sure to teach you how to dance. +++ […]

Mikky Ekko – Time

Back in late 2012, Rihanna‘s collaboration with pop singer/songwriter Mikky Ekko on the song “Stay” was hard to ignore. Along with the depth of stunning vocals and harmony, the written quality of Stay gave an elegance that allured artists and fans alike from all styles of tastes of music to easily fall in love with it. +++ After […]

SOHN :: Playlist 1

Recently SOHN shared a collection on Spotify of some of his favorite artists called Playlist #1. Many of the chosen tracks are from his well-done BBC Radio 1 Residency. Visit the playlist here. “For all of you missing my BBC Radio 1 Residency show, I decided to make a Spotify playlist for you all which will continuously expand… […]

songs of the week #101

sometimes it’s the way music comes in. the bass, the groove, the movement that seduces you into moving and wanting to repeat a song over and over again. and sometimes, it’s the way words can simply turn you on. art by douglas hale +++ majid jordan it’s a difficult place when it gets like this, uh huh jessie ware when your […]

LISTN Headphones Review

Today most headphones are encased in plastic and metal, however Californians Joe Huff and Bridget Hilton of LA company LSTN Headphones believe that those materials simply don’t support the quality of sound. Together they have designed a line of wood-encased vintage-inspired audio headphones that offer the perfect set of acoustic tones for the true audiophile. […]

David August :: Her Myth

There’s something very easy to fall in love with each time you hear something new that David August creates. It’s as if you get easily transfixed. His latest ambient track Her Myth shows an elegant and familiar story-like quality dressed in solid percussion backed by proper emotionally instrumental buildups that with each beat brings in another flawless texture. […]

Interview :: SCOTT MELKER

DJ, Producer, and Performer Scott Melker knows how to create a unique feeling within his work. Based in New York City, his passion has always revolved around music especially remixing classic popular songs with other random song pairings that fit just right, and magically turning them into his own renditions. Scott Melker A.K.A. The Melker Project has played […]

say nothing. do everything.

The beautiful winter… and a random collection of a few particular songs that I can’t seem to stop listening to. YUNG LEAN :: Kyoto Prod. Yung Gud YUNG LEAN provides the perfect hip hop anthem for the year. +++ AUTRE NE VEUT :: Counting AUTRE NE VEUT’s Counting carries an addictive chorus that will linger in your […]

royksopp – the inevitable end

  towards the end of last year, royksopp bittersweetly shared their final physical album called “the inevitable end and released it with this statement: “We feel like this is a goodbye to the traditional album format, In our consecutive run of albums, we have been able to say what we want to say and do what we […]

purity ring – another eternity

canadian electronic music duo purity ring will release their sophomore album ‘another eternity’ on march 3rd, 2015. following up from their brilliant 2012 debut album shrines, megan james and corin roddick take a slight departure byShow More Summary

december rundown

“May your coming year be filled with magic & dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to makes some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope somewhere in the next […]

Catching Flies + Quiet Nights

Catching Flies – Quiet Nights Sometimes everything can feel right with a hint of piano. The way these keys seem to dance around the melody provide a gentle moment to the overall acoustic vibe of the song. It’s almost as if this was made specifically for staring out the window on a sunny day or daydreaming to […]

Introducing: Loston

australian producer loston creates painfully beautiful reworks.  he has an ability to take the most meaningful pieces from a song by repeating the structure until it causes a true emotion. by skillfully looping chosen lyrics and signatures into a dream-like phase, his remixes provide moments of chill ambience that always build up into a trap infected […]

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