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 […]

From the gRLL to the cHLL, kLL sMTH Takes Collaboration to the Next Level

What do you get when you combine a seemingly neverending cast of eager DJs, an array of grills and barbequed foods, and top-tier vibes? The result is the newest endeavor from Kristoffer Edland, known by bass and glitch-hop music fans as kLL sMTH, with arguably his most collaborative one yet: gRLL sMTH, the backyard-barbeque, summertime-nostalgia-inducing […]

Mantra Sounds Poetically Brings ‘The 7 Deadly Sins’ to Life

Bass producer Mantra Sounds, aka Giana Rifici, has been blasting venues on the East Coast with her experimental sounds and poetry for the past few years now, sharing stages with artists like G Jones and Khiva, and Shades, all while producing her own work. Rifici is hitting the stage full force in 2022, fully devoted […]

Sonic Bloom 2022: 5 Surprises From My First Camping Festival

Music festivals have always served as an escape from the daily stress of the real world. They tend to exist outside of time and space, embracing the weirdest, quirkiest elements of our semi-functioning society. I’ve always heard whispers, and sometimes shouts, of festival lore — the crazy pop-up renegade sets, outlandish antics, and ridiculous outfits […]

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 […]

Kumarion

New Music, Classic Sounds: Kumarion Paves The Way for the Next Wave of Drum and Bass

The COVID-19 pandemic allowed artists to take a break from the norm and experiment with new sounds and ideas, and Seattle-born producer Omar Kadmiri, also known as Kumarion, was no different. His experiment, the bass-heavy, sultry single, “Want It” came out of left field in 2020 and the results blew the socks off of electronic […]

Little Dragon

Little Dragon On Headlining All Day I Dream, Family Dynamics, and Their Latest Album

Known for their diverse, eclectic, and versatile musical prowess along with their chic style, the Swedish band Little Dragon consists of four members: Håkan Wirenstrand, Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin, and Frederik Wallin.  Speaking about their evolution and musical growth, bassist and vocalist Frederik Wallin sat down with MP3 MAG to discuss Little Dragon’s growth, headlining […]

LA-Based HoneyLuv Takes House Music By Storm

It could take years, sometimes a lifetime, for a person to find their true calling. But then there are times where, for lack of better words, the stars align and destiny is revealed. And from the moment up-and-coming DJ named Taylor Character, also known as HoneyLuv, moved to LA before the pandemic, she knew her […]

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 […]

Satori Finds Perfection in Imperfection

Dutch artist and musician Djordje Petrovic, also known as Satori, is releasing his new album at the end of April called Dreamin Colours, which to him is held close to his heart. Despite spending most of the pandemic away from his girlfriend Karina, as she was stuck in New York, he was not far from […]