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 […]

Mersiv Tags Dubstep Dons Killa Nova, Opalyte, Wriza & Vocalist Chill Bobby for Legion of Boom EP [Listen]

Who is doing more than Mersiv right now? The dubstep prodigy dropped 14 tracks last year, and has yet to slow down in 2021. After announcing he’s in ‘Album Mode’ in January, the Colorado-based producer has unleashed three tracks already this year. Last Friday, he debuted a new extended release, Legion of Boom EP, his […]

Toadface Drops Inventive Tides EP; Shares Immersive New Track, “Buoy” [Premiere]

Brilliant bass producer Toadface continues to impress, evolve and innovate, showcasing his latest brilliance on the brand new Tides EP. Working with NY Times writer Ian Urbina, the producer crafted the project that parallels Urbina’s urgent and dramatic book, The Outlaw Ocean Book, which details the crime and extralegal activity that goes on in international […]

Kyral x Banko are Back for More Fun on Latest Banger, “OMG WTF” [Premiere]

The acronyms “OMG” and “WTF” are frequently used to describe the off-the-wall sounds of Kyral x Banko, so the experimental bass duo decided to coin a track that follows suit. Premiering a day before its widespread release on WTF’s THAT COMPILATON VOL. 4, KxB are debuting their latest single, “OMG WTF,“ via MP3 MAG. Kyral […]

Behind the Buzz of Latest EP, Upward Spiral, Freddy Todd Reflects on Detroit, Drums & Diversity [Interview]

If you’re familiar with the wondrous and whimsical, you just might be a fan of bass music star, Freddy Todd. The Detroit-bred act’s fun and free-spirited nature shouts through his music, and continues to expand in mind-blowing fashion through a paradigm of discovery.  From the endless scroll of Tik Tok and its ancient NFTs to […]

Kyral x Banko Spill the Secrets of the Snoitch [Interview]

The Snoitch universe may have revealed itself in a whirlwind to the masses, but the journey of Kyral x Banko has been nearly a decade in the making. Following a two-night, four show run at Denver’s Black Box in March, we took a moment to sit down with the boys and reflect how they arrived at the biggest moment of their careers.