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 […]

Adam Deitch Reflects on Origin of Lettuce, Getting Back on the Road

As an elite funk outfit and purveyors of good times, it’s no wonder why Lettuce have continued to find success and fandom three decades into their career. MP3 MAG caught up with drummer Adam Deitch to reflect on the journey, and what to expect as the live music virtuosos emerge from the pandemic. The Lettuce […]

Enigmatic Twins MZG Talk Beat Treatment Mix, Picking Up Steam Ahead of Hula [Mix+Q&A]

Taking on the music industry is enough to intimidate anyone, but having someone by your side makes the journey that much easier. For that reason, personable duo MZG are primed for long careers and success as Producers/DJs in this scene. For many years, FL-based twins Zach and Charles Weinert worked on separate musical projects. In […]

MorFlo Records: How Mersiv Hopes to Utilize Flow, Freeform to Change Bass Music

Colorado’s Mersiv has made a widespread impression on the bass music scene by implementing his own brand of ‘Freeform’ bass music. With his style dubbed ‘Pretty Dark Loud,’ the producer has helped champion this new sub genre of music by also creating his own label, MorFlo Records. Since its inception in 2018, MorFlo has helped […]

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 […]

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 […]