2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: DREAMCACHE – GUILTY

Dreamcache releases an exciting self-produced pop anthem, a stylistic departure from much of his previous output this year A departure from the plugg and trap influenced tracks that have characterized artist/producer Dreamcache’s 2022 output, ‘Guilty’ is a brash, bitcrushed dance-pop song, produced by the artist himself. Dreamcache has had a fairly busy year, with the … Continue reading 2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: DREAMCACHE – GUILTY

2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: IRIS DAY w/ ORIGINAL GOD – CRAWL

iris day’s trajectory towards fully-fledged singer-songwriter continues with ‘crawl’, featuring LA SoundCloud stalwart Original God. Of the many artists that we have the pleasure of keeping up with at 108Mics, iris day has surprised me the most over the years. The days of ‘kuromi face tat’ far behind her, iris has been drip-feeding alt-rock influence … Continue reading 2022 SINGLE REVIEWS: IRIS DAY w/ ORIGINAL GOD – CRAWL

2022 REVIEWS: DANI KIYOKO – KROW* / DARK MATTERS

Dani Kiyoko’s “Krow*” is a testament to the artist’s indecipherable choices, a swarming 19 tracks of creative stamina. Follow-up record “Dark Matters” refocuses this massive energy. They’re essential listens for those interested in the underground’s frayed frontiers.  Dani Kiyoko lives and works in pluralities. As their Twitter bio states, they are “music producer/artist/creative director/model”. Kiyoko’s … Continue reading 2022 REVIEWS: DANI KIYOKO – KROW* / DARK MATTERS

2022 REVIEWS: NAKED FLAMES – MIRACLE IN TRANSIT

On “Miracle in Transit”, Naked Flames pendulates between 90s influences and the skittish nostalgia of 2022. The ensuing 50 minutes of euphoric dance music is limber, vibrant, and imaginative. Ever since dance music collective Eldia hit the scene a couple of years ago, there’s been a light obsession with the textures and colourful culture of … Continue reading 2022 REVIEWS: NAKED FLAMES – MIRACLE IN TRANSIT

2022 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – PROTECT YOUR INNER PEACE

Rome Mallory’s newest album Protect Your Inner Peace is reflective, a lethal cocktail of emotional explosivity. ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ opens with a sample from The Godfather, setting an apt tone for a set of songs that toil over the concept of loyalty in a frightening world where everyone is against you. But this project is … Continue reading 2022 REVIEWS: ROME MALLORY – PROTECT YOUR INNER PEACE