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New Artist Spotlight: Eclipseye’s Stark Political Message Hits With a ‘Whap Clatter’ [Video]

Many musical artists nowadays shy away from political stances, either for fear of hurting their careers or simply for the fact that they see their jobs as a necessary distraction from the depression and discourse that can come with serious issues. With 2022 bringing war via Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine, there was an initial outpouring of support for Ukraine with artist contributing to loads of charity albums and shows, […]

todayDecember 3, 2022 7

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New Artist Spotlight? Time to Do a Double-Take on This Hip Hop ‘Moment’

Actually, we’re a little late to the Moment party, as YEDM covered Mike Masch’s recent multi-genre project Back to the Boulevard a couple of weeks ago, when technically In Time, the album he released under Moment, dropped first. That said, it it was good to do a profile on Masch himself and all his different projects first in some ways, because there’s a much longer story there. Now that said, how did we miss this […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 1

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MIRAMAR: Grabbing the Spotlight in Disco House & Nu-Disco

As a musician, producer, and entrepreneur, Aric Christopher, aka MIRAMAR, has accomplished many feats in his life. The multifaceted DJ and producer is a self-professed “modern-day Renaissance man” who is adding more fuel to his fire by honing his musical skills and setting a new standard of perfection.MIRAMAR is best known for his innovative MIRAMAR sound, a new, refreshing sound that has been long-awaited by fans of disco house and […]

todayNovember 23, 2022 3

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New Artist Spotlight: Mike Masch’s Going to Make Us Love Lofi Again

Mike Masch, rapper name Moment, is an artist we at YEDM really feel stupid for missing all these years. Hardly a new artist, Mash has been releaing huge, boldly-produced chill vibe albums since 2015 (possibly longer; we’re just going by his Bandcamp), but his music career goes back even farther than that. A child prodigy of sorts, Masch was performing piano recitals at the age of five and has a […]

todayNovember 10, 2022 5

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New Artist Spotlight: Gem FM and his ‘Sonic Boom’ of Vintage Instrumentals

Electronic/instrumental artist James Freeman might be fairly new to releasing, but he’s already put out an impressive number of releases since he creatied the “flexicble musical entity” that is Gem FM. Since 2021, he’s released four full albums and a smattering of singles under the moniker. With a basis in blues guitar and a Ratatat-like composition style of merging analog and digital sounds, his new Sonic Boom album shows him stepping up […]

todayNovember 6, 2022 3

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New Artist Spotlight: r1xf’s ‘Accidental’ Indie Electronica ‘Music for Robots’

It’s wild, really, that the 808 beatmaker, invented in over 40 years and only manfactured for a small window from 1980-1983, still manages to inspire of musicians and producers. Even with all the modern techniques, programming, ease of access, et al., the Roland 808 is still one of music’s most coveted pieces of gear. It’s not just for its rarity, either. The unique sounds of the 808 have simply not […]

todayOctober 27, 2022 6

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New Artist Spotlight: Synth Pop Veteran Jenn Vix Adds Trap to Her Repertoire, Making EDMers Take Notice [Video] {NSFW]

Let’s get one thing straight: the indie synth pop mainstay that is Jenn Vix is only new to the moden EDM aesthetic. Nearly virtuosic on the synths and bass and a post punk-style lyricist, Vix has been producing goth-edged music since 1995 and is well-recognized for her work in the larger music scene. Having worked with some of the best-known indie stars and producers of the 80s, including members of […]

todayOctober 20, 2022 2

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New Artist Spotlight: The Interesting Mélange of Styles and Philosophies that is jRadx [Video]

We talk a lot in the electronic music sect about style-hopping and the artists who do it; it’s a common occurrence for, say, a D&B producer to try their hand at techno or a dubstep artist to dip a toe into bass house. It’s all just different tempos and levels of syncopation at the end of the day, isn’t it? Music culture is also no stranger to the odd EDM/pop […]

todaySeptember 26, 2022 4

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New Artist Spotlight: RPxSB’s Chaotic and Cartoonish World of ‘Creatures’ [Video]

On first look, the duo RPxSB give off two definite vibes: Bay Area and MF DOOM. We’re unsure if the latter is an influence on Roddy Picante and Stay-Bizzy, or Rock Plaid and Survive Bullshxt, but the multiple pseudonyms, strong visual aesthetic and versatile style of their recent Creatures album series certainly may remind hip hop fans of the recently passed rap legend. Similarly, the Bay Area (RPxSB hail from San […]

todaySeptember 17, 2022 8

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