So Tess is still in high school, but in their spare time the two write and make music. It seems like they’re both perfectionists and take their time when it comes to creating music. In the past year Tennyson worked on new material and today marks the release date of their free EP titled “Like What”.
I can’t imagine a better way to wake up at “7.00 am”, then this. Tennyson’s music is adorable, but in a good way. It speaks to the imagination and is youthful without sounding childish at all. We wish all of you lots of listening pleasure and make sure you purchase some of their music on Bandcamp.
I remember the founding father of this site, telling me about this geeky producer from London named Floating Points back in 2009. Soon after I met Sam Shepherd and on the train he asked me why we never posted “Love Me Like This”, when it came out. Truthfully I had to get used to his sound for it might just have been a little ahead of it’s time.
Years and lots of releases later the name Floating Points has become quite big. Sam has grown as both a musician and a DJ and draws inspiration from classical, jazz, electronic and soul music. His 7-track debut album, “Elaenia“, was named after the bird of the same name. On it you here how much he has grown and at times it sounds like a canvas painted with a beautiful soundscape, rather than some electronic dance tracks thrown together.
For many years Detroit polymath Shigeto has been mastering the art of mystic electronic sounds. Here we have an artist that grows with the passing of time and every new release he keeps amazing us.
Last week his new “Intermission” EP, containing six tracks, was released on Ghostly International. We chose to stream “Pulse”, which to us is the strongest cut of the EP. It has been two years since Shigeto released his sophomore full-length “No Better Time Than Now”. After this little intermission he dropped his “2010” EP with Devonwho which is available for free download by the way.
Clear light blue vinyl is sold out already (limited to 500 copies), but you can still purchase a regular black vinyl copy in the Ghostly store.
As you might know already, Moglebaum is a band consisting of five musicians out of Germany. It all started with the creative enthusiasm of producer and Jazz pianist Simon Ebener-Holscher, but it was not for long that the remaining four members found their way to the group.
In case you haven’t heard about these guys, take a listen to their “Ozean” EP. This Summer the band performed at the Meadows In The Mountains festival, which took place in the Rhodopes Mountains in Bulgaria. Their latest song “You & Me” (Live In The Shop) is a part of the Gallivant Session. True to it’s name, Moglebaum filmed this new video live in a little village shop in Polkovnik Serafimovo, Bulgaria.
When we think about Machinedrum, we think about the person responsible for Jesse Boykins III’s ultra soulful yet electronic productions. Though over the past few years his solo project have been a lot more electronic and experimental if you will.
Taking a break from his usual Footwork, he recently produced this amazing new futuristic R&B track for Obenewa titled “Save Me“. The young British vocalist stunned us earlier this year with her breathtaking “He” that came out on Wunderkind. It became clear right away that Obenewa is not only one to watch, but one to listen to. With Machinedrum taking a liking, we are sure more producers like him are soon to follow.
It’s something like a comforting English cup of tea with a splash of milk. Richard Spaven has deep pockets, a ridiculous swing and he is one of the nicest guys out there. No one should ever charge this guy for a cup of hot water, he brings his own teabags. Serving as the backbone for the experimental talent of Jarreau Vandal we can’t wait to see what they’ll cook up in the next two days. We can only describe it as a sultry shower of Brazillian, Electro-like, snare-huggin’, melodic vibes coming your way. A shower you don’t want to get out of, we promise you. The endresult will be available within a month. Stay dirty and tuned.
As you all can read, my name isn’t Nilez. Thank god, I don’t have his looks either. You can expect to see more posts by me from now on. As a long time silent reader the time has come for me to put my love for music into words and what better place than here at Moovmnt? Hi, I’m Xuan. Nice to meet you.
Miss Miki Rose (Los Angeles) was in search of producers to work with and when I linked her with Brighton-based El Train, a match in heaven was made. I remember Miki telling me she was hopping on the train to visit El Train and work on some music together. Never would I have imagined the two cranking out five songs together resulting in Over & Over in such a short period of time.
Their Futuristic R&B vibe is easy on the ears and we kindly suggest you take a listen to the first three songs of their Over & Over EP here. The remaining two tracks are so Good Good, it might F with U. The entire EP is available now on iTunes or Bandcamp for those that do not fux with Apple.
Last month Roel ‘GOSTO‘ Vermeer visited the Red Bull Studios Amsterdam with his band to take part in our monthly Werk Space project. Enjoy this early demo version of the track “Time For Me” which will most likely be on GOSTO’s next album.
Shout out to the band consisting of Mats Voshol (drums), Bram Wassink (bass) and Luc Schouten (guitar). You know we are more than about beats only, so it’s a refreshing treat to hear such soulful electronic pop music. This one is already Joao’s all-time favorite! Having musicians in the studio is always a great experience and to see how these guys all work together is great. Thank you all for this wonderful piece of music and we can’t wait for GOSTO’s new album to come out.
A few months ago we were asked to drop a guest mix for the Red Bull Studios Amsterdam, but honestly we did not have the time. One of my closest friends happens to be an expert in new electronic-based music, so I suggested Blue to create something special.
As I suspected the result is a 44-minute ride into music you didn’t know you wanted to hear. No big names, no major label stuff, just plain ol’ digging. Blue’s taste in music is impeccable and he has gained maximum respect in the Dutch electronic music scene. Those that matter know about Blue and respect his fresh selection and precise way of blending everything together.
Years ago he moved from Italy to Amsterdam to pursue his dreams in music. Blue’s a resident at both ‘Rock The Boat’ and ‘Voyage’ and I have yet to see a crowd stand still when he’s on the decks. On the low he has been working on his own productions, but in 2016 he might let some loose on the world. For now he is strictly about providing your ears with unheard treasure, so make sure you follow Blue on Soundcloud!
Roel ‘GOSTO‘ Vermeer is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer from the city of Amsterdam. For the August edition of Werk Space he and his band visited the Red Bull Studios Amsterdam and recorded some wonderful new music. Enjoy a short recap of what went down that day and thanks to Joao Costa.
Look out for GOSTO’s new track on Soundcloud next week!