Articles By: Chris Bolszo

SAGE AUDIO :: Mastering sound

Sage Audio mastering studio, located in the heart of (Music City, USA) Nashville, Tennessee: offering high quality mastering services with very competitive pricing. My collaborator and I just finished our first project together. Being both born and raised in Los Angeles, California, we’ve had a fair amount of experience with mastering studios out west: providing […]

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Gyu :: Supreme Being EP (Drawn)

A wonderful embodiment of mood in a quality EP, Supreme Being pushes forth with an earlier 2000’s two-step/garage style forged with deep and bass heavy UK dubstep. Stylistically driven with Doppler dubbed-out melodies, syncopated grooves and infused with melodic accentuation. [Release page] A wonderful embodiment of mood in a quality EP, Supreme Being pushes forth […]

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Startslow :: Anthropomorph EP (Drawn)

Released on Drawn Recordings, this four song EP, as its name signifies, attributes a traditional western (organic) means of musical expression through the use/accompaniment of electronic (inorganic) synthesis as its medium for communication. [Release page] With Antropomorth, Gustave Savy, aka Startslow, releases a predominantly vocal driven bass musical. Released on Drawn Recordings, this four song […]

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Semiomime :: Six Steps EP (Mindtrick)

What remains consistent is the intricate musical sensibility, lush arrangement of crystal clear instruments, soundscapes and textures. Noël is very effective in his unique combination of these elements in order to convey a vibrant story. [Release page] Noël Wessel’s (aka DJ Hidden) Semiomime project has put forth the vinyl release of Six Steps on Mindtrick Records, […]

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Funckarma vs. Onionboy :: Rusty Kokon EP (Shipwrec)

Funckarma (the Funcken brothers) and Darko Esser’s Onionboy project combine to creatively sinter a four-track compilation and remix EP, (Rusty Kokon) on the Netherland’s Shipwrec label. Funckarma (the Funcken brothers) and Darko Esser’s Onionboy project combine to creatively sinter a four-track compilation and remix EP, (Rusty Kokon) on the Netherland’s Shipwrec label. Musically, each track […]

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Roel Funcken :: Fes Bace EP (Eat Concrete)

Roel seems to be embracing the fusion of electronic forces, yet is forging further with sound and rhythm, and bending production. There is ample high-energy basslines, creative womps and morphing 4×4 to suffice a live audience as well as the ears of thirsty electronic experimentalists in this release. With the New Year brings the release […]

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Himuro Yoshiteru :: Jyuryoku EP (Concrete Plastic)

A four track heavy beat banger infused with expressive melodies and moving, yet playful rhythms in Himuro’s signature style. For fan’s of his resent LP, 7th Shapeshifting (Bedroom Research), Jyuryoku delves deeper in the area of drum research. Himuro Yoshiteru releases Jyuryoku for his Concrete Plastic (UK) debut. A four track heavy beat banger infused […]

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V/A :: X/FlashBack Sampler Vol.5 (Chi)

Showcasing a varied palette of current sonic explorations in classic electronic and glitch-infused downtempo. [Release page] Celebrating 10 years of releases, Hungarian label Chi Recordings puts forth its latest anniversary EP; X/FlashBack Sampler, Vol. 5, a 4 track bundle showcasing a varied palette of current sonic explorations in classic electronic and glitch-infused downtempo. The opening […]

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BLIP DRUMS :: Magenta (Electronic Drum Machine for Ableton Live 8 Suite)

Some interesting noise and loops work overall to present a well rounded expressive palette with Magenta. The eclectic library and design flexibility allows for its electronic drums to be used for any style or genre (Ambient or Experimental to Glitch and Techno). [Free samples] Blip Drums has released Magenta, a compact yet powerful drum machine […]

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Reef Project :: Adrift (System)

Thee-O uses quite a varied electronic production style over the range of tracks on Adrift; from fully ambient, downtempo and minimal, to hip hop, IDM, glitch and dance: making each track fairly diverse and allowing for unexpected musical excursions. [Purchase | Listen] With 10 years of ambient releases under the Reef Project title, Jacob Ofilas […]

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Tipper :: Broken Soul Jamboree (Tippermusic)

Using the term “minimal” to describe this album would be wrongfully ascribed, due to how rich in arrangement and frequency (coloration) each song is overall; although the arrangements are stripped down at given points in time. [Listen | Purchase] With the release of Broken Soul Jamboree, Dave Tipper has provided 13 very musical instrumentals which […]

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