Artist and experimental musician Graham Dunning’s Mechanical Techno Demonstration is exactly what it sounds like! Dunning demonstrates his incredible hand-made method for making techno music: layering locked records, analogue synths, even mechanically triggered percussion. Watch how it all comes together below!
Great track by Slovenian, post-pop band, Your Gay Thoughts. “Among the Lull” is the first single off their album, The Watercolors (out on King Deluxe January, 2016). Check it out below!
Photo by Agnes Thor
At some point during the summer Soundcloud decided to remove most of my mixes from their site (I’ve since removed the rest). It’s a bummer because I wasn’t trying to make any money off of the music, I was just doing it for the fun of sharing something with you guys!
A few people noticed the mixes disappeared and tweeted about getting the mp3s so I’ve made a zip of pretty much all the mixes that you can download here.
Just a heads up, the last two are more rappy and have a lot of bad language.
I mix the music using Ableton which is pretty much cheating but it’s really fun. I might make a new one and share it through a service like Mixcloud. In the meantime grab those mixes; I don’t know how long I’ll keep them up, and probably won’t share them ever again.
Adam Alexander is one to watch. The 17-year-old Atlanta native is making music under the name Demo Taped, and while he’s no household name yet, people are starting to take notice. The first single off of his debut EP, “I Luv U” is the definition of feel good music and has been stuck in my head all summer long.
Read the full interview, and listen to more of his music, below.
This week the Internet belongs to three French girls, Lucia, Elisa and Juliet, who formed a band called L.E.J. aka Elijay and whose recent video covers everything from Major Lazer’s “Lean On” to Rihanna’s “BBHMM” with a cello and a drum.
Their talent is undeniable and they exude a fun energy that even makes songs I’ve heard a million times fresh again. Watch the video below.
VSCO’s new music platform Venue kicks off with a gorgeous feature on Leon Bridges performing “Coming Home” at the Old Bronx Courthouse. Directed by photographer Rog Walker & Street Etiquette, the video is based on Bridges’ one-take performance inside the landmark building back in June and opens with a beautiful spoken word performance by Joekenneth Museau. See more images and watch the full video below!
West Coast producer on the rise, Tele Fresco, put together a fantastic mix for us which you can stream or download below (download it while you can).
When I discovered his rework of Travi$ Scott’s Upper Echelon I pretty much listened to everything on his Soundcloud. It’s only a matter of time before this guy really breaks through. I did a short online interview with him a couple weeks ago, so while you’re listening you can learn a little bit more about him! Enjoy.
There are a lot of struggling artist stories but this one might take the cake. After numerous setbacks (broken computer, stolen hard drive), Prince Harvey recorded his entire album using nothing but his own voice and a display computer at an Apple Store in Soho! Even after befriending a couple of the employees, and using some ingenuity to actually save his work at the store (hiding files in the trash to save them from nightly memory wipes), it still took months to finish.
The album entitled PHATASS, set to release July 26th, is an acronym for Prince Harvey At The Apple Store: Shoho. Check out the result of Prince Harvey’s four-month labour of pure determination below.