James Blake is one of the most exotic and elaborate music producers working today. His distinct post-dubstep style and melancholy swoon has attracted flocks of people to adore his masterpieces. Since 2009, Blake has been consistently releasing music, all incredibly diverse and brilliantly crafted. He went on to win the esteemed Mercury Prize in 2013 for Overgrown, his second LP.
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MODEL 86 is a new name for the film and commercial scoring artist Matthew James Wilcock. Under this alias, he is anonymous. His sparse Facebook info page describes his gender as neutral and his interactions as minimal. However, behind the seemingly empty cover, MODEL 86 has a lot written on his pages.
Three minutes is not a lot of time for someone to explain themselves. If you had to describe your life, your likes and dislikes, education, etc. in a mere three minute timeframe, would you be able to do it? Not likely. Our worldly clocks continue to turn, making time seem infinitely faster as we grow older.
Machine Girl, the Brooklyn-based producer, has reached deep within herself to extract defused musical formations. Her brooding style of darkstep drum and bass proves noisily to be a concoction of the inner circles of hell. The music is the fuel of nightmarish images that you never want to wake up from.
Hip-hop and electronic music have gone hand-in-hand for several years, yielding some of the most innovative songs in both respected genres. As musicians seek new ways to change the production of music, genres are blended together vigorously in a mixer of infinite combinations. Young Fathers, a Scottish group dedicated to the hip-hop genre, have added an extra twist to their sound.
Spawning from the forever-clustered island of Montreal, Airick Woodhead (aka Doldrums) has set himself up for stardom. With his sophomore album, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, arriving in stores April 7th, the progression in his songwriting has become an elaborate business, increasing dramatically since he first began in the music industry. The Air Conditioned Nightmare is a mishmash of several stylizations, ranging from brooding industrial beats (“Hotfoot”) to slow-burning glitch pieces (“Video Hostage”).