RUKU Reveals How She Took Control of Her Dreams & Creativity

Though difficult to summarize in words, Renee King—code-named RUKU—is a multi-faceted artist and a true-blue creative in the world of flamboyant fashion. She holds the title and reigns of singer-songwriter, illustrator, and fashion designer, but is not one to be described with a lone descriptor. Following her collaboration with Wreckno, G-Space, and Lysn., “WHO GON […]

Australia’s Night Tales Ready to Make Global Impression [Interview]

Kamaliza Salamba and Aaron Bannie longed for the music world, but it took nearly a decade to find the magic and commoderary needed to transcend that vision. MP3 MAG caught up with the aspiring international producers to detail the journey that got them to America, and how they hope to connect with listeners globally as […]

VEIL and Notlö Talk B2B’s, Inclusivity & Life on the Road [Interview]

When bass music queens VEIL and NotLö first came together, they found an untapped potential to their creativity. The up-and-coming bass artists caught up with MP3 MAG to discuss what more representation and opportunity could mean to women artists throughout the scene. Deep Dark & Dangerous alumni Alex Mantekas—a.k.a. Notlö—and industry veteran Becca Drylie-Perkins, better […]

LP Giobbi: How She Revived the Spirit of House, and Channeled Its Power for Good

LP Giobbi has been called the queen of piano house, but her role in the global dance community is so much more.  She has quickly carved out a unique yet nostalgic sound, striking a fine balance between the power and beauty of house music. LP Giobbi—taken from her name, Leah Chisolm, and her mother’s maiden […]

Making Moves: Muzzy Bearr Talks GRiZ, Red Rocks & New Music [Interview]

It’s a rare and extraordinary feeling to know what to want out of this short life. Some take years to figure it out, while some never do.  For Detroit, Michigan-native Dan Hacker—a.k.a. electronic artist Muzzy Bearr—it was simple. He knew he wanted to make music his life, so he went out and made it happen.  […]

How DATA_BYTE Conquered His Destiny & The American Bass Scene [Interview]

Few things are as imaginative as the vibrant visuals of DATA_BYTE, except the story that led to him becoming a VJ.  The artist caught up with MP3 MAG to discuss his long road to finding a home in America, and how he eventually fulfilled the music destiny laid before him by his parents. DATA_BYTE—real name […]

Khiva: Getting Deep, Dark, & Dangerous With The Dubstep Diva

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan once said, “Heavy metal is a universal energy… It’s earth shattering.” With that in mind, it’s no wonder international EDM producer Khiva found her way into dubstep via a passion for metal. Khiva—real name Jessie Le Couteur—was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and would later settle with her family on […]

The Jungle Giants Talk ‘Love Signs,’ Making Dance Floor Bangers [Interview]

Hailing from Brisbane, The Jungle Giants have steadily become one of Australia’s favorite indie outfits. As they begin their second decade as a band, the four piece have turned a new page with their sound. MP3 MAG caught up with lead singer/songwriter/producer Sam Hales to talk about the band’s recently released fourth album, Love Signs. […]

Benny Bridges Finds Calm & Confidence on Debut LP, The Duck Tape [Interview]

After co-founding indie electronic group and label Fantastic Voyage, Benny Bridges soon caught the itch to depart on his own sonic expedition. At a time when he was struggling with self-doubt, an introspective Bridges took time to explore his own relationship with music, and found the process of creating an album to be highly therapeutic. […]

Lab Group: Inside Bass Music’s Dopest Collab Project

Introspection comes naturally when it can be experienced through unique bonds and friendships. Invoking that sentiment, as well as an ethos of ethereal production, Lab Group is unearthing an unforgettable experience for listeners to relish and relate. Born through the vision and co-action of producers CharlestheFirst, Potions & Supertask, Lab Group has become one of […]