New Wave

  • MacPhresco – the futuristic sound of modern rap

    Born Camden Lamar Parker, MacPhresco grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where he always had an interest in music – from creating homemade drum sets to free styling during lunch periods. His major influences are Drake, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, and the Notorious B.I.G. At the age of 16...
  • Lil Sebby – “Sebbrooklyn!*”serves a set of twisting flows!

    “Sebbrooklyn!*” works more naturally as Lil Sebby’s first true breakthrough recording. He spent the last year establishing himself as one of rap’s most incandescent upcoming players in the new wave of hip-hop, but is now trying to prove he has consistency. He’s attempting two difficult tasks here, setting out...
  • Joe$tarr drops a preview to his new upcoming song, entitled “Tarazan”

    Joe$tarr drops a preview to his new upcoming song, entitled “Tarazan”, and seems like everyone is in extreme anticipation of its release. Born in Southside Jamaica, Queens, New York City, Joe$tarr developed his skills by performing showcases in all the New York boroughs – from The Bronx, to Queens,...
  • Suave_UK: “Walls Up” – an emotional relationship ballad

    Growing up, you see two different types of people. The first are the people who welcome others into their world with open arms. They’re excited to meet new people and learn about their lives, readily sharing intimacies about themselves. They believe the best in people, having no qualms about...
  • DOWNRIGHT: “Break Me Out” – Loaded with pulsating keys

    DOWNRIGHT is a driven and eclectic multi-genre collective based between Birmingham, AL & Nashville, TN. I say ‘multi-genre’ because I ran through a handful of their songs, and not one track sounds like another. DOWNRIGHT seem to explore many avenues of music, using both synth and guitar driven motifs....
  • Wave Treyy: “New Wave” is handled with flair and style

    Over the last few years the Arizona hip-hop scene has taken things to the next level, with everything from city-sponsored festivals to artists making their mark on national TV. The Arizona Hip-Hop Festival which takes place in Phoenix every year, had a line-up of over 300 artists for last...
  • Virgin Skulls: “The Calling” – catchy, addictive, and danceable

    Virgin Skulls are Marco and Tiro Rivera. The duo share a 20-year friendship, but only recently joined forces artistically. Their creativity is inspired by new wave, disco, and the UK’s eloquent and chic new Romantic Movement. Among their influences they count such diverse artists as Depeche Mode, Donna Summer,...
  • EZ Raxx – “Off-White” – Melody, delivery and bars

    We live in an era in which rap and hip hop music is no longer considered subversive and has been sufficiently integrated into the core of mainstream culture. With the genre continuously expanding and evolving, it’s always interesting to see what kind of direction rap is headed to with...
  • 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...