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PEEKABOO and Caspa Reload The Bass Cannons on New Single “Reload”

If you’re looking for new sounds to blast through your stereo, PEEKABOO and Caspa have you covered this week with their new single, “Reload.” A song that’s sure to rattle your windows (and probably your whole neighborhood), “Reload,” released on Deadbeats today, is a mirage of catastrophic bass and party-ready dubstep. There’s no question that […]

Esseks Conjures the Chaos With Latest Single, “Justice Served”

Visual artist and music producer Esseks is serving eerie, head-bopping, vibes in “Justice Served,” the second single off of his upcoming EP, The Uncertain Future. Capturing the looming essence of chaos and anxiety into rhythm and sound, “Justice Served” is a chilling 1:43-second track that was written during the COVID-19 pandemic, a dark time of […]

Manic Focus Talks Finding Magic in Music

From an early age, John “Jmac” McCarten, better known as Manic Focus, has had a love for music. As a child, he learned how to play the piano, which grew to be an extremely important part of his life. The knowledge of music theory that the instrument taught him, helped shape the funky and eclectic […]

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 […]

Black Carl!: Reminiscing on Biggest Inspirations, Overcoming Adversity as a DJ From The South

Carl Bell is a metalhead at heart, frequently reminiscing on days of skateboarding and listening to A Day to Remember. The Birmingham, Alabama native found his introduction to live music with seeing bands like Disturbed and The Devil Wears Prada. Bell, better known as Black Carl!, draws inspiration from across the music genre map and […]

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VNSSA: Tech House Sensation Opens Up About Time Off, New Music for Festival Season

The future of tech house is bright, partially thanks to the efforts of Vanessa Barnes, otherwise known as VNSSA. An artist who excels at meshing elements of synth-pop and disco wave, VNSSA used the first two months of 2022 in the studio working on new music. She spoke with MP3 MAG about upcoming tour stops, […]

NEZ: How the Producer Plans to Bring His Creative Edge from Hip-Hop to House Music

NEZ is no stranger to success, but how does one follow up a fruitful career in Hip-Hop and break into House? They make a splash.  The multi-talented artist caught up with MP3 MAG to discuss his past work with A$AP Rocky and Schoolboy Q, his Chicago roots, and how he plans to take his House […]

How Vinyl, Wakeboarding & Electro Soul Yielded the Rise of Daily Bread

The origins of the Daily Bread project started back in 07-08, when Rhett Whatley began collecting vinyl records. At the time, his mother was moving and amidst packing up her belongings, came across the records that she collected growing up. The collection would be passed down to her young and continuously inspired son. Whatley recalls […]

Saltus: How Community Shaped the Producer, Manager & Promoter

Being raised in a musical family is a blessing that few understand. Shaped by this paradigm, a person will look at the world in an expressive light that’s a privilege to those living it. One such example is Boston-based electronic creative Will Saltus, who has yielded a fruit of labor and love unlike many others.  […]

A Colorful History of Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage Label

California’s music scene exudes a charm of its own – expelling a wave of artists that create in a unique vein of free expression. Emerging from the West Coast shores of America, Justin Jay and his Fantastic Voyage label have continued to provide uplifting tunes and a freewheeling platform that has been widely embraced amongst […]