2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: YXNG E & FXLLEN – LET YOU DOWN

A slow-burning pop-trap tune, ‘Let You Down’ is the latest collaboration between Dreamstar members Yxng E and FXLLEN. Having recently explored the realms of dancehall in his music, Yxng E has offered up something closer to the style found on his first project The Takeover with his latest cut. FXLLEN’s performance on the track comes … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: YXNG E & FXLLEN – LET YOU DOWN

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: MIN.A – TAPE IT BACK TOGETHER

min.a’s latest single is an exercise in reflexive fabrication. “Tape It Back Together” is a sudden change of course for comprehensive musician min.a. Her recent EP, “Hi-Fi“, carries with it an air of refinement, a deliberate sequence of pop deconstructions evoking themes of freedom, identity, and introspection. Her work is deeply expressionist, treating music and … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: MIN.A – TAPE IT BACK TOGETHER

2020 ARTIST INSIGHT: KAROS

Karos’ music forms a vicious undertow, an inescapable undercurrent of cavernous sound. “Fuck the mortals, I’m a god” screams Houston rapper Karos on “IMMORTAL”, a crazed half-minute of frantic guitars and hasty drum crashes. The song is a strike of lightning, without mass or weight and dissipating just as it appears. Half of it is … Continue reading 2020 ARTIST INSIGHT: KAROS