Electronic Music

Little Simz – ‘NO THANK YOU’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns Following up on an album like Sometimes I Might Be Introvert is an unenviable task by anyone’s standard. Little Simz Mercury Prize-winning fourth album was an orchestral, genre-mashing masterpiece filled with expert story-telling – upon release, it was widely compared to the likes of Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation and Kendrick Lamar’s To… Read more

Kygo – ‘The Thrill of the Chase’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Johannes Lovund EDM, perhaps more than any other genre, defined the commercial music of the 2010s. When you think about the biggest, most inescapable hits of the decade, you realize a majority of them belong to this genre – the late Avicii’s “Wake Me Up,” Major Lazer, DJ Snake, and MØ’s “Lean On”… Read more

Gryffin – ‘Alive’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Savanna Ruedy There’s one track tucked in the middle of Gryffin’s 2019 debut Gravity that suggested the then 31-year-old could be EDM’s next great hope. “If I Left The World” begins, seemingly, as a traditional song about lost love, but in its second verse evolves into one about crushing isolation and even suicide… Read more

Diplo – ‘Diplo’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Maria José Govea Something important happened in the last 2-3 years – well, besides the pandemic, climate change, and never-ending political turmoil -: the standard for mainstream music increased exponentially. Chalk it up to “Bad Guy” or “Old Town Road” – songs that paved a weirder and wilder path for Top 40 music… Read more

Said the Sky – ‘Sentiment’ Album Review

Photo Credit: EMP Media/Halfheart Media Though you wouldn’t guess it from a casual listen, there’s something remarkably ambitious about the second album of Said The Sky – the musical project of Coloradan Trevor Christensen. Like the best albums of our time – take Fetch The Bolt Cutters and Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, for two recent examples – Sentiment attempts… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 EDM Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

EDM has seen a lot of changes over the last years. With the inclusion of sub-genres and the blending of styles, there are so many types of electronic music for fans across the world to fall in love with. The music industry is shifting with new releases, projects, and artists entering the arena. However, below… Read more

ZHU: Electronic Music of the Future

Photo Credit: Joey Vitalari ZHU caught the attention of people with the release of his smash hit “Faded.” Since the release, the artist has built a catalog of dance songs that combine his vocals with dark, pop production. ZHU has captured audiences with his love of heavy bass lines and spacey vocals. Steven Zhu was… Read more

Andy Stott – ‘Never the Right Time’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Mike Massaro Andy Stott influenced the music industry with his releases of slow, grinding tracks that built energy within listeners. Over the years, Stott has expressed a level of edginess throughout his tracks. Whether changing the atmosphere of a nightclub or shifting the mood at a party, Andy’s music blends sounds together to… Read more

Andy Stott: Hauntingly Beautiful Electronic Production

Photo Credit: Nina Corcoran Producing out of Manchester, UK, Andy Stott is crafting music that adds atmosphere to the world. Andy Stott blends electronic, dub, and bass music together with other genres to create diverse music. Most of the songs lack vocals, but when present, they sound more like samples of chants. Andy Stott’s music… Read more