As a recent Red Bull Music Academy alum and an accomplished keyboardist from the Netherlands, Niels Broos has worked with a level of tenacity and openness that’s created many fruitful opportunities.
All good things come to an end… 🙁 For the sixth and final episode of H∆SHTAG$ – the web series chronicling Internet-based music – RBMA explore the idea of blog pop. The web has given the opportunity for producers to make more adventurous music than
In fifth episode of H∆SHTAG$ – RBMA explore the world of Tumblrwave. The microblogging site Tumblr has given a voice to a wide variety of artists in its short history: queer rapper Le1f, hip hop new hope Kilo Kish and seapunk founders Zombelle and Ultrademon.
For the fourth episode of H∆SHTAG$ – the web series chronicling Internet-based music – RBMA take a deep dive into the fertile beats scene. Flying Lotus, TNGHT, The Gaslamp Killer, Shlohmo and XXYYXX are just a few of the artists that talk about how a
For the third episode of H∆SHTAG$ – RBMA’s web series chronicling Internet-based music – they turn their attention to the Southern hip hop and Enya loving internet-born micro-culture referred to as “Cloud Rap.” Featured artists include Main Attrakionz, Flatbush Zombies, SpaceGhostPurrp, Robb Banks and London’s
For this second edition of H∆SHTAG$ – the web series chronicling Internet-based music – we examine the ever-changing bass / garage / dubstep continuum and the role the web has played in its maturation and ubiquitous global reach. Featured artists include Mount Kimbie, Bondax, Sepalcure
Welcome to H∆SHTAG$, RBMA’s new series of mini-documentaries shedding light on some of the most fascinating themes and music movements emerging from the web in recent times. For this series debut, we’re taking a look at the current renaissance of contemporary R&B in music, with
This article is definitely worth checking out! Wonky? Aquacrunk?? Lazer Bass??? London-based music journalist Laurent Fintoni pulls a thread through current instrumental hip hop and electronic hybrids, and finds something familiar at the end – defining a lineage of modern beat construction that sits solidly