lo-fi

  • Izris: “Forever” – atmosphere and transcendence

    Izris is a Lo Fi Alternative Hip Hop Producer from the UK influenced by J Dilla, Madlib, Flying Lotus and STLN DRMS. To accomplish the transcendence of his sound, Izris implements the tricks of handfuls of different musical languages. Sometimes it’s the ecstatic energy of hip-hop, other times the...
  • B L U|e: “Life” – lo-fi bliss

    If you’ve never heard B L U|e, his mixture of the open and obtuse – all deftly handled and sonically ravishing – can be extremely engaging. As each of his songs fade, you’re left with an appreciation for how well this project can weave together disparate elements to make...
  • Foolish Ed: “Roof Top” – introspection and discovery

    Foolish Ed born as Eduardo Manrique, was born in Venezuela but lives in the United States. He makes the music he would have wanted to hear when he was going through tough times. He got inspired by the sounds of Lo-Fi, and claims that he is not in the...
  • Victims of the New Math: “New Victorians” – a lo-fi retro treasure!

    Long after several generations of contemporaries have folded or flopped, the brothers Thomas Young (Phoenix, AZ); Joseph “Joe” Young (Charlotte, NC) are still writing the story of their careers in a project called Victims of the New Math, adding some essential and entertaining chapters on their latest 10 track...
  • Danny Baxley makes indie-rock music to lose yourself in!

    There is often a riot going on in popular music, with artists generating new genres and subgenres every day. Together these artists comprise an important school of contemporary music: organic yet lush, in some cases challenging traditional song form, borrowing from the sounds of traditional rock but assembling them...
  • equape: “Around Forever” – a full, rich sound that bursts at all the right times.

    Capturing many varied ears within its breezy, hazy musical web, guitars wash in and out like waves, drums, bass and keyboards creep slowly along, as Pablo intones the beautifully insightful lyrics over the wondrously droning sea of sound. “Around Forever”, the latest album by equape possesses a moving, understated...