lo-fi

  • Independent hip-hop artist Jay Lyn Gatz Releases “The Sims” ft. Rah Aminah

    Independent hip-hop artist and Chicago native Jay Lyn Gatz wields an energetic flow that resides in a realm of its own. Taking pride in his originality, Gatz is always sharpening his pen. After charting at number four on the iTunes hip-hop charts with his “Black Syllabus” EP, he’s aiming...
  • Dannii Scott’s intelligence and artistry extends well beyond smooth grooves and lyrical mantras

    So what makes Dannii Scott and his music so special? In a word, intimacy. His lyrics have the feel of a diary or a perceptive one-on-one chat, but with sharp, novelistic observations and references. The intimacy carries over to his direct, unaffected rapping and singing. While Dannii’s voice is...
  • Pulp’s newest track is “I Can’t Smoke In the Gallery”

    Pulp’s newest track, “I Can’t Smoke In the Gallery” is a somewhat dark but calming lofi song. The laid back delivery compliments the lyrics that deal with body image issues, addiction, and mental illness. The instrumental’s slow drums and distant piano chords add to this feeling of hopelessness, but...
  • DiamondBack – “Introspection” primed to become a force in a classic lane!

    DiamondBack is a 21 year old hip hop producer that focuses on sampling old records to emulate the type of Hip Hop production prominently seen in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s. Creating lo-fi and old school boom bap, his inspiration and sound selection mostly comes from producers such...
  • Jack Cahillane – “Echoes” is inspired in every way!

    Jack Cahillane’s debut EP “Echoes” is inspired in every way – musically, lyrically, melodically, harmonically, and rhythmically. It is a must have, if you like your music smooth and mellow, yet perfectly resonating and emotional. Cahillane is a Chicago based multi-instrumentalist musician and producer, who specializes in Lo-Fi Alternative...
  • INTERVIEW: The Ryan Robinson Experiment

    Ryan Robinson is a musician from Merseyside in the UK. His music tries to mix all the elements he likes about music into one project, mostly being instrumental songs from prog rock to Lo-Fi songs. Robinson plays a multitude of instruments on his songs, from 8-string guitar to mandolin,...
  • 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...