With just a few brief albums and a handful of singles under her belt thus far, Holly Herndon is quickly becoming one of the most interesting electronic music producers to watch in 2015.
If I’m correct, she’s slated to drop a new full-length toward the start of next year via RVNG Intl., and her most recent single here shows her incorporating lyrics into her usual mix of glitchy rhythms and strange vocal manipulations.
Not only is the chord progression on this thing pretty epic, but the massive bass and dense cacophony of rhythms is pretty overwhelming much of the time–of course, the visuals in the video attached to this song mirror this.
While the Hotelier’s latest effort stays true to the emo archetype, and delivers some good production, the band’s approach still remains pretty nondescript for the genre.
Nosaj Thing’s sophomore album still has the soft, quaint sounds fans have enjoyed previously from California producer Jason Chung, but with a serious decline in the hip hop vibes that radiated so boldly off of 2009′s Drift.
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Electronic music producer Nosaj Thing is dropping a new full-length album next week via Innovative Leisure titled Home. “Safe” is one of the tracks from it, and it’s a beautifully crafted piece of nocturnal bliss.
The warm and synthetic tones, subtle percussion, and spacey vocal cuts all compliment each other really well. Nosaj Thing isn’t exactly pushing the envelope in terms of ingredients, but the resulting meal is infectiously mellow.