M3DIUM – “Saturn Funk”: When the shit hits the funk

Here’s a track so satisfyingly unpretentious, so charmingly shallow, a track that only sets out to move our asses. A basic progression is done throughout the track, but in essence it stays the same.
The audio image is not overloaded with all sorts of details, it’s the beat track, a bass line, and spice on top. Classic club track formula. Continue reading M3DIUM – “Saturn Funk”: When the shit hits the funk

D I D, “Black Ice”: Prejudice stands for fall

I have to admit that “Future Bass”, who if I got it correctly is a derivation from the “main hall” type dubstep, is not amongst my favourite types of music. It’s a bit too close to “mainstream”, too “teen EDM festival” over it. Electronica for the uninitiated.

Yeah, my prejudice stacks up here. So, the more fun it is to discover a track that rocks my stubborn hardhead and makes me realise that maybe I’ve been too judgemental. Continue reading D I D, “Black Ice”: Prejudice stands for fall

Bels Lontano, “Tumbleweed”: The oddball we almost missed

I listen to a lot of music for this blog during a week in search for the gems. And sometimes I do worry if I am too lazy in the process.

Cause what about the kind of musicians that can’t be judged within a minute, but needs to grow on you?

Today I want to show you a track that could very well have been one of those I threw out of the window in my search for instant gratification. Continue reading Bels Lontano, “Tumbleweed”: The oddball we almost missed

Juan Maria Solare, “Zero-Point Field”: The perfect landscape

The perfect ambient track, according to me, is a slowly evolving landscape. An ambient track is not something to whistle along to. But an ambient track should also be more than just a drone running for ten minutes straight.

This track does all that. So, per my definition, it’s the perfect ambient track. Of course, the “perfect” is impossible, but this track here works damn well as a reference to it. Continue reading Juan Maria Solare, “Zero-Point Field”: The perfect landscape