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Tag Archives: Chillwave

Vok – Before

Part of the problem with being a music obsessive is occasionally (okay, all the time) overanalyzing. It’s too easy to be picky in the face of an endless stream of new music. If a song bothers me in even the slightest way, I may not give it another shot. This is, unequivocally, the wrong way […]


Just a month after their Mt. Fuji debut on EMPT, GRUMBY has quickly returned to the scene with another masterful piece of artistry. In this remix of Ginuwine’s “So Anxious,” the duo take you on another charged journey exploring the depths of the frequency spectrum with incredibly mesmerizing soundscapes. In the accompanying video, directed by […]

EMPT Presents: Indaba Music Weekly – DJsNeverEndingStory – “Floating Euphoria”

DJsNeverEndingStory (or DNES for short), the cousin of legendary rap group The Pharcyde’s Bootie Brown, represents the perfect amalgamation of everything modern in today’s production-based music. He is able to fuse the sweeping texture of glo-fi/shoe-gaze, the hard ducked feeling of house and the rhythm of hip hop into a stellar melting-pot—a style he has dubbed […]

Mammals feat. Flash Forest – Move Slower

Occasionally, adult life transports you back to specific youthful moments. My volleyball team played in our season tournament last night, and as we served, hit and cheered out each point, I found myself lost in the buzz. That same buzz I felt when I was 17, and time seemed to slow with every audacious play […]

Maths Time Joy – Let Go

About a month or so ago I wrote a little bit about music as spatial landscapes. For whatever reason – I’m not going to question fate, destiny, or coincidence – I had an oddly profound text-versation with someone I’ve met once in my life but had an unspeakable, intimate, and rather unexpected connection with that’s […]