Enter Tsuruda; an artist whose music I can only describe as an an ensemble of hermits with a god-given talent in using pots and pans to create a cacophony of beats and rhythms. It's eerie and dark; yet filled with soul and a deep understanding of how sounds work together. Luckily for us, Courteous Family's staple has now returned a year later with a 14 track LP. This time he has landed a release on the legendary Noisia's record label, DIVISION recordings. The album is called MOVE, and is shaping up to be one of my favorite releases of the year.
After 3 years of waiting, we have finally been served a taste of what direction Odesza is heading in.
Blanda, a Minnesota-based producer, stands out from the crowd with the many elements he incorporates into his production. Following a listen to his new EP, Blue Flannels, it's clear that he is amongst the most talented and boundary-pushing producers in the Soundcloud scene.
Derek Cannistraro is not only WIRE's own Music & Library Manager, but he also is the host of Awesome Oscillations - which you can catch every Monday at 6pm.
British musician Richard D. James, otherwise known as Aphex Twin, is essentially an electronic music legend. With a discography dating back to 1985, his influence is widespread. MGMT and Radiohead are just two of the numerous artists who have been influenced by his works. RDJ has recently announced that his newest release, "Cheetah EP" will be out July 8th.