There are new sounds coming out of the woods of the west coast; taking shape in some unique ways.
Acoustic instruments and textures are finding new homes in the world of hip-hop and electronic music. Check out a few of many groups on our roster that combine the two worlds together in seamless harmony. With music like this coming out, genres might soon be a thing of the past.
Who else do you think crosses genres in their music?
Embedded in the woods of Portland, this spiritually-based ensemble are firmly rooted and shaped by influences like electronic music, folk songs and old hymns. Beautiful Eulogy parallels its organic creative process with electronic textures. Collectively bringing together their talents and unique voices, this ensemble creates reflective and harmonious productions that look through the wide lens of their soul-searching.
Cars & Trains
Tom Fillep (aka Cars & Trains) brings handfuls of microscopic crafted worlds, shaped with tiny precision.
Layers of decaying feedback, sparse glockenspiel and tape samples weaving a
dark and dense tapestry of sound. It's easy to get lost in the densely-layered compositions, but you come out the other end calm and collected.
From quiet and playful indie folk ditties to energetic and fast-paced electronic ballads, Ceschi embodies the spirit of a true showman and explores many moods in his compositions. With a seemingly simply set up, he creates a big sound with only his acoustic guitar, a laptop and the bravado of his dynamic voice.