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Stifton – close 2 u

If you thought that what has been missing from electronic music was more chromatic bleeps and bloops you were fucking wrong.  Vocoders are what is missing from electronic music, and Stifton has some vocoder-y sounds for you.  Although vocoders were once the manifestation of futuristic ideals and the strive to make music more calculated, something about the way Stifton builds …

tccarr14Stifton – close 2 u

EP: T I N D E R G R A M – T I N D E R G R A M

Even though everyone on the east coast is cautious of getting let down by false foreshadows of spring, I am confident that true spring weather is imminent in the next few weeks.  During April showers I am listening to T I N D E R G R A M non stop while waiting for May flowers.  T I N D E R …

tccarr14EP: T I N D E R G R A M – T I N D E R G R A M

EP: Lord RAJA – Rubies

So Brooklyn/Purchase, NY producer Lord RAJA just announced that he has signed to Ghostly International, alongside the likes of Gold Panda and Matthew Dear, and I can’t say I’m surprised at all.  If you have been following RAJA at all over the past few years, you know that he has been ridiculously talented and the fact that he’s only getting …

tccarr14EP: Lord RAJA – Rubies

EP: Chrome Sparks – Sparks

As the beat music scene is gaining enough credibility to have terms like “god” and “prodigy” thrown around when referring to it, experimentation and differentiation within the scene is also growing.  One artist taking electronic music to cool new places is Chrome Sparks.  When I first heard Chrome Sparks’ break out track “Marijuana” a few months ago I obviously thought …

tccarr14EP: Chrome Sparks – Sparks

EP: Yung Satan – Maserati

Out of all of the changing styles in M|O|D over the past year, one of the most exciting to watch in progress has been Yung Satan.  In the early stages of M|O|D’s work together Yung Satan stuck with a fairly distinct style of rapidly chopping samples to make melodic lines, but eventually started experimenting and moving away from it.  Over …

tccarr14EP: Yung Satan – Maserati