2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: SALEMGASMASK – TOYBOX.X

Looking again to Matter, we find a flicker of insanity from SalemGasMask, who perpetuates the self-crowned genre of “robloxcore” with “Toybox.x” Everything about “Toybox.x” from vocalist SalemGasMask and producer Tommet45 reads like a bucket full of flashbangs; from the outset Tommet’s beat is hyperactively jittery, bouncing like a kangaroo on a trampoline. Originally dropped on … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: SALEMGASMASK – TOYBOX.X

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: KID TRASH – RETAIL THERAPY

Not even a month after the release of their hypnotic pop banger ‘Oxford Street’, Kid Trash has returned with a glorious new single that embraces all of the best things about 2020’s constantly shifting musical landscape.  Firstly, it must be recognised that Trash’s musical talents far exceed many of their peers. Although the production on … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: KID TRASH – RETAIL THERAPY

2020 ARTIST INSIGHT: PUMPFAKE

pumpfake makes music for life’s confusions, playing with uncertainty rather than searching for clarity. “spit (woah)”, the latest single from Philadelphia musician pumpfake, is enmeshed in confusion. The songs swirling beat reverses back into itself, lightly crystalised by a generously applied bitcrusher. Around halfway the beat switches slightly, giving an airy pad room to rise … Continue reading 2020 ARTIST INSIGHT: PUMPFAKE

2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: BLEACHH & JACKIE PLATINUM – FLEX TALK

Bleachh should be an artist that requires no introduction for regular readers of this blog, but his accomplishments must be celebrated nonetheless. Fresh off of his not even a month old EP 01, the Toronto rapper and singer-songwriter continues to reinvent himself with increasingly daring and genre-pushing pop music. ‘FleX Talk’, a collaboration with Varsity … Continue reading 2020 SINGLE REVIEWS: BLEACHH & JACKIE PLATINUM – FLEX TALK