Ravenscoon’s Hard-Earned Journey to Sobriety, Inner Peace

As any person who has attained it will tell you, success does not come easily. This is certainly true for Paul Conversano, better known by his stage name Ravenscoon, who has fought more than his fair share of demons in becoming a beloved producer and national touring artist. He sat down with MP3 MAG to […]

10 Undercard Acts to See at Sound Haven 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and no, I’m not talking about Christmas. Sound Haven Festival is now only days away. With an incredible lineup, an upgraded venue, and the promise of new experiences (did someone say kayak-friendly lake?), Tennessee’s wildest and weirdest bass music festival is set to return for perhaps its […]

Esseks Creates Equilibrium in New EP, ‘The Uncertain Future’

Producer and visual artist Sam Eckstein, also known as Esseks, has unleashed another one of his creations on the world. His latest work is an EP called The Uncertain Future, which dropped on July 8. The EP’s six tracks and accompanying tarot card-style illustrations are a cerebral joyride, a feast for the eyes and ears. […]

9 Memorable Sets From Electric Forest 2022

If you thought Disney World was the happiest place on Earth, you’re mistaken. That honor goes to Electric Forest. This year’s Electric Forest Festival was a healing, mind-blowing adventure. After a two-year pause due to the pandemic, it felt great to be back in Sherwood Forest (or go there for the first time). More than […]

9 Acts Playing Electric Forest for the First Time in 2022

As temperatures rise and a million trees stretch their broad leaves skyward, the call of Sherwood Forest grows stronger. We’re officially less than two weeks away from the highly-anticipated 2022 edition of Electric Forest! After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Forest is back with a dazzling lineup of music, food, and curated […]

How Ableton and Adventure Time Gave Rise to Esseks

What do cartoons, Japan, and a guitar have in common? Each of these elements has shaped the creative journey of producer and visual artist, Sam Eckstein, better known as Esseks. Eckstein has been making waves in the bass music scene for nearly a decade now. His dark, playful sounds and whimsical, cartoonish illustrations have captivated […]

EAZYBAKED: How Childhood Friends Are Taking Their Chemistry, Careers to the Next Level

While most people can only dream of going to work every day with their best friend, Eric Ray and Andrew Principe of EAZYBAKED have made it a reality. Known for their intricate sound design and explosive beats, the Orlando-based duo have cemented themselves as essential players in the world of experimental bass music. Now on […]

The Sights and Sounds of Dubaween 2021

Sacred Hive Productions’ fifth annual Dubaween wins the award for Nashville’s dopest Halloween party. For two days, fans got to enjoy fabulously spooky decorations, bumping bass music, and top acts in the genre. Artists such as Yheti, Shlump, and Smoakland wowed fans at Further Farms on the spookiest night of the year. Despite the rain, […]

CHEE and Tsuruda Team Up for New Single, “Trailblazer”

Producers CHEE and Tsuruda have set themselves apart in the bass music scene as sonic innovators and expert tastemakers. Their latest collaboration falls in line with the type of sound production we’ve come to expect from them. The two have teamed up for an explosive new single called “Trailblazer.” Wrought with ominous bass swells and […]

Wild, Weird & Wonderful: How Sound Haven 2021 Electrified the Underground

All the best things in life are worth waiting for. In the case of Sound Haven Festival, the best thing was the ability to finally (and safely!) gather with friends to vibe out to mind-melting bass music. Sound Haven Festival 2021 absolutely slapped. The sold-out event brought 3,000 people to the Tennessee hills for four […]