Downtempo

  • Andrew Hetherington – “Ones And Zeros” – a resonant quality and excellent evolution

    Australian indie musician, songwriter and music producer Andrew Hetherington dabbles in a wide range of musical styles. “I make music that moves my soul, that makes me jive, play air guitar and feel good,” states Andrew. And that is about where his musical borders begin and end. From 80s...
  • P’like – “De Anima” reigns supreme in all of their catalogue!

    P’like is what is known as a truly artistic listening experience, a quietly brazen, dark electro project made up of producer/composer Mad Madam Em and production/ soundscape artist ASH. Together they are ever-so-different from anyone else through their sheer originality and independence from mainstream music. Alongside their intimately aching,...
  • Dorfschmidt//Gröhder: “Wildidyll” – a spell-binding album

    Dorfschmidt//Gröhder is an artist collective whose most prolific members are Cris Frickenschmidt and Jan Bröhl. The two have been known for their media art performances and Licht|Klang (Light|Sound) – a project in which they illuminate churches in Germany with lighting and laser as well as synchronized music. Released via...
  • NoGi Friday: “In Search Of Ox” – Beautiful, thought-provoking, and undeniable!

    NoGi Friday is the moniker of Fort Worth (TX) artist/producer, Matthew Hightower. Mathew, whose interests include science, physics, philosophy, spirituality, meditation and yoga has dropped his 12 track album, entitled, “In Search Of Ox”. He has come up with an album that to my knowledge exists in an abstract...
  • Barendo: “Contradictions and Disconnections” – a bridge between art and technology

    Barendo, a songwriter from Amsterdam, recently released his 11 track debut album, entitled “Contradictions and Disconnections”. The Netherlands based artist describes himself as being influenced by Bowie, Depeche Mode and classical piano music. This music is beautiful, inspiring, engaging and fully dance-able in places, if your body still allows...
  • Voluptas Mors: “Inception” – brilliant in a warm, enveloping, and devilish way!

    Voluptas Mors is a Barcelona based electronic project made up of Ramon (producer, keyboards, guitars) and Laura (producer, electronic drums, percussion), joined by a set of vocalists to add more depth and dynamism to their elements of trip-hop, downtempo, chill lounge and nu-jazz, with pop and dance influences. The...
  • Let the head nodding beats and subtle melodies of hEron rock you into submission

    Mercifully, the term ‘trip-hop’ has become passé in the music industry, although it has been replaced by the equally vague, albeit more innocuous moniker ‘downtempo’. hERON is a long-distance, Seattle / San Antonio collaboration between Progeny of Chisme/Ghost Palace (MPC, guitar, records) and Rob Castro of Grayskul/Chisme/Ghost Palace (bass)....
  • Art Tawanghar: “Buddha Lounge” – stunning pieces of music

    In his career Art Tawanghar has accumulated many accolades and awards while touring around the world and performing in front of thousands of people. An official Grammy® voting artist Art has also appeared on the Billboard Charts, staking his claim to the #1 spot for many weeks! He has...
  • POOL MOON ELEPHANT: “FLUKY ISLAND” – a profound sense of vitality

    Released June 21 via the Symphonic Distribution label, “FLUKY ISLAND” is the brand new 5-track EP from electronic duo POOL MOON ELEPHANT. A storming journey through various rhythmic styles, combining the duo’s skills to create imaginative feel-good moments, the EP spearheads a new wave of indie dance electro-inspired tracks while embracing...