dez

Dez – (tabs)onthemonorail

Produced by a (soundcloud) all-star team of producers in GRiMM Doza, Ab$tract, and KiP, “(tabs)onthemonorail” is the closest Dez may ever come to delivering a statement of purpose.  “Give me a beat n*gga, I’ll show you where your heroes die”, he opens after an extended period of ambiance.  What follows is Dez’s tightest and most motivated verse yet.  While Dez has …

pkelly94Dez – (tabs)onthemonorail
cloud life

cloud life – holy ghost

The sound of ice cream melting eternally, with rainbow sprinkles dreaming into ribbons. It’s a warm feeling. On another note I’m pretty surprised the name Cloud Life made it through the summers 2009 and 2010 without getting taken… Also I’m not sure the last time we’ve posted something that one might label indie because what does that even mean anymore. …

pkelly94cloud life – holy ghost
glocque

glocque – buy this

Some producers practice in short forms because Donut-sized bites play to the strength of loops; music that reaches towards infinity.  “buy this” defies the loop standard, shiny, hyper-real and wholly representative of the Internet-steeped sound of Swarm and Frolic.  Just let it take you. -PK

pkelly94glocque – buy this

Video: Chef the Chef – Friends

A few months without blogging, me and TC started making music, and it’s time to return to the press.  Forget the page views, word counts, conjectures, features, and think pieces.  The Up-Turn was started by two friends who became friends because of music and who made a lot more friends because of music.  Sometimes it just takes a song or …

pkelly94Video: Chef the Chef – Friends