The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation with Astronautica

The beat music scene isn’t exactly a female dominated scene.  Considering how little gender should effect music (let alone instrumental beat music) it’s a bit strange to consider how few female producers and beat makers there are.  The work of Edrina Martinez as Astronautica may first grab your attention for the fact alone that she is a she, however, it’s …

pkelly94The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation with Astronautica

Enjoy it While it’s Fresh: Sunless ’97

If I had to make a guide with tips on becoming a buzz band, Sunless ’97 would probably fulfill all my requirements and suggestions.  1.) unique yet familiarly pop-centric sound, 2.) quirky instrumentation and vocals, 3.) cool name, 4.) use of saxophone solos.  Beyond exuding the kind of hipster coolness necessarily to make it in the blogosphere, Sunless ’97 are really good at …

pkelly94Enjoy it While it’s Fresh: Sunless ’97