For those who know, the sound is enough to drown out the weight of the world and create a whole new space for the mind and body to escape into. This is what brought people together for this style and its related events in the first place.
“I would like to see the fans have more say in what is top 40. Feels like so much is controlled by the big dogs in the music industry.”
A powerful moment, classically engaging, grabbing hold of the body and the mind all at once – imparting a sense of reality crumbling as this plethora of ideas, sounds, the echo of LSD, rains down and envelops you.
A brilliant new track, inspired by the greats yet notably wandering freely along its own creative pathway – culminating in an explosive final build up and drop.
From SiMo’s consciousness to yours – Once Upon A Time is three and a half minutes of pure audio escapism.
The four-track release that is Don’t Panic, beginning with the industrially heavy yet spacious and rhythmically hypnotic BlackHeart, is everything the classic techno fan might once have been drawn to, and everything the contemporary, alternative EDM fan has been craving in recent years.
Certain parts of Europe hold some of the absolute best raves in the world. This track takes you there, if you want it to. At the same time, there’s a calming ambiance throughout the piece, meaning it can be just as soothing as it is energizing – depending on what you need from it.
cusp’s Plovák is effectively an eight-minute ambient dream for EDM fans. Proving the perfect choice to return to – at the start or end of your day – this fine balance between mid-tempo rhythm, mild distortion and delicate synths, makes for an easy lift or the perfect accompaniment to near-meditative escapism.
At it’s core, this is down-tempo EDM – suited to those later than late nights when you’re not sure what kind of music you need but you absolutely can’t stand the thought of silence.
For those discovering this at 3am in the city, it would feel like a much bigger experience & the perfect thing to see you through any late night uncertainty. Some of the details are incredibly impressive from a production perspective, really creative yet not overbearing in being so, it just works.
Partly organic, partly fresh from the depths of electronic mayhem. There’s drama & tension, presented in a powerful way. It’s a journey well worth experiencing at volume, and a concept we all need to consider a little more attentively.
The music is stunning, there seem to be equal parts drama & stillness – the dreamlike & the heavy-hearted come face to face; making you feel at peace & uncertain & energized, all at once.