Young impressario XXYYXX teases his upcoming album with a blissful, shapeshifting beat entitled Pay Attention. For those of you not paying attention to this teenaged producer over the last year, he’s crafted some of the most chilled, smoked out hip hop beats in recent memory and landed on our Top Indie & Beats Tracks of 2012 list. No [...]
XXYYXX - Pay Attention
Virtual Boy never lets me down. From the first track I heard to their new self-titled LP (artwork above), I’ve been ever-impressed by their production and the strides in production they’ve made. To the surprise of many, Virtual Boy is actually a duo–a Classically trained duo, knee-deep in experimental electronica. Now after the release [...]
Virtual Boy - Motion Control (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
Virtual Boy - Go Johnny, Yeah! (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
Virtual Boy - Viking (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
There aren’t many instrumental beatmakers out there who can say they capture as many sounds in one beat much as Jonwayne does. The young master has an undeniable knack for catching cathy rhythms and melodies. As a Low End Theory resident DJ, Jonwayne is one of the main men in LA experimental music. Recently dropped 6-track EP The Death [...]
Jonwayne - King (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
Jonwayne - Andrew's Dead (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
Jonwayne - Escape (Original Mix) [Alpha Pup]
Last week I got to go see an act I’ve been waiting a long time to see. A few months ago, I praised him here on LessThan3 as being one of LA’s fastest-growing musicians. Jason Chung, aka Nosaj Thing, has been smashing up the underground experimental scene with a slew of soul-penetrating productions and a stunning visual show. This show [...]
Nosaj Thing - Fog [Alpha Pup]
Flying Lotus - Camel (Nosaj Thing Remix) [Warp]
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