Some exciting news for fans of Minnesota: he just released a new EP! Titled Astral Projection, the EP almost crept under the radar had it not been for me stumbling across the accompanying mix that Minnesota did (that’s available for free download). The EP consists of 3 tracks: Relax, Stardust, and Astral Projection, each with its own unique sound.
Relax reminds of Beats Antique–chill and instrumental with light bass. Stardust is a little bit less what we’d expect from Minnesota, but I think its a step in a good direction for the Bassnectar protégé. We get some really melodic progressions in this track, all over an exquisite percussion pattern. While all of the tracks have vocal samples, the title track’s sample takes the cake. It talks about alternate realities within our own consciousness before introducing synths that wash over you like a cosmic wave transmitted through bass. Get the whole EP at a pay-what-you-want rate here.