of the trees

Of The Trees: Entering the Audio-Visual World of Memory Palace

One of mankind’s greatest accomplishments is discovering the ability to move people through an art form. To express emotion through color, words, and harmony can be difficult, but so rewarding. Denver-based artist Of The Trees has learned to do just that in hopes to move people the way music has for him. Tyler Coombs began […]

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 […]

oona dahl

Disco Fan to Burning Man Sensation: Öona Dahl Chronicles Her Musical Evolution

Öona Dahl grew up enveloped in a cloud of disco. From attending shows in her youth to pleading with her mom to stay awake to listen to more music, the adoration for the art translated itself into a fruitful career.  “There was always music being played in the house,” Dahl shared. “She wasn’t a musician […]

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 […]

Understanding the Culture – Nikki Nair and the Techno Revival

Dance parties are a tried and true tradition among the youth of the Western world. Across the spectrum of dance music, there’s no shortage of sonic variety, each genre providing its own unique live experience. Some artists make electronic music for the masses — easy pop melodies and pleasant voices singing of heartbreak and overcoming […]

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 […]

Sound Haven Strikes Again, Shines Light on Underground

The experimental experience that is Sound Haven returns for its grandest, third installment this July. Since its inception, the festival has moved from its location just outside of Nashville, Tennessee to it the spiritual oasis of Jaceland in Grueti-Laager, TN. Sound Haven attendees and veterans have anxiously awaited its return since August of 2019. What […]