Inka Upendo, “Mellow”: A gentle touch midst the dark beats

One of the things I love about writing this blog is that my scope for the blog, underground electronica from undiscovered artists, is constantly challenged. Challenged, because I come across so many tracks that can’t be called strictly “underground”, or “undiscovered”. Still, I just feel I need to write about it.
And I hope you are with me on that. Continue reading Inka Upendo, “Mellow”: A gentle touch midst the dark beats

Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works

Heavenly synth strings. Windy pads. Quiet beat. Lazy, deep bass. Windbell sounds. El-piano. Yeah, the cliches are stacked in this track.

Still, there’s something about this track that made me stop. Maybe it simply is that it’s just so very well made. Well mixed, well arranged, it does what it does very well. But what it does… We’ve heard it before, haven’t we? Continue reading Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works