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*Artist Interview* Trevor Kelly

*Artist Interview* Trevor Kelly

Out early September on Street Ritual, Trevor Kelly brought us his full length original album One Fowty Fo’. It transverses through bass music genres of glitch, juke, future bass, trap, and more as it moves up in bpm throughout the album starting at 140. Hailing from San Diego and The O.C. and now living in...
*Artist Interview* An-Ten-Nae

*Artist Interview* An-Ten-Nae

An-Ten-Nae brings us his acid crunk remix of ‘Warriors Tongue’ off Masia One’s Bootleg Culture Remixed EP. The EP also features tracks remixed by .illGates, Kraddy and much more as you hear Masia One flow across Bootleg Culture. Muti Music sends us another great bass adventure through her remixed work. Check out our interview with...
*MYN Premiere* Knobby Roots - Scatterbrain EP

*MYN Premiere* Knobby Roots – Scatterbrain EP

Featuring exclusively for Music You Need we have Knobby Roots experimental EP Scatterbrain for your enjoyment. Steve Irelan has been a Colorado native since a young boy and creating music since age 10, now Irelan creates fat beats and sick spacey endeavors on this 6 track adventure. ‘Aqueous Adaptations’ is set to chill as harmonic...
*New Mix* An-Ten-Nae - Medicine Crunk Mixtape

*New Mix* An-Ten-Nae – Medicine Crunk Mixtape

The king and creator of acid crunk, An-Ten-Nae, has outdone himself again, this time with his Medicine Crunk Mixtape. A ton of tribal rhythms, sensual vocals, and out of this world instrumentals fill the mix along with his acid crunk bass. This free download will have you playing this mix for days with great syncopation,...
*Artist Interview* Duffrey

*Artist Interview* Duffrey

Duffrey’s debut EP from Street Ritual will have your eyes set to the stars with Staring Into Space. If you like your glitch crusty and crunchy with some added drippiness to it then you will love exploring this EP, which is chalked full of fun bass-driven sounds. Duffrey threw down a great grounding set at Burning...
*Event Spotlight* Doing Damage Tour w/ VNDMG, Indaskyes, & Le Moti

*Event Spotlight* Doing Damage Tour w/ VNDMG, Indaskyes, & Le Moti

The great trio of bass music artists; VNDMG, Indaskyes, and Le Moti are painting towns red on their Doing Damage Tour sponsored by Street Ritual. Tomorrow on October 16th you can catch them at HopMonk in Sebastopol, CA. I got a chance to interview all the artists and ask them a bit about themselves and their bumpin’ tour....
*Artist of the Week* Rhythmstar

*Artist of the Week* Rhythmstar

This featured Artist of the Week is Rhythmstar. This L.A. born producer comes to the forefront with his debut release True Love. This full length album features some tribal world influence with liquid bass lines that flows seamlessly through all 15 tracks. Some salsa, moomba, and cumbia can be heard on the album, giving it a...
*Artist Interview* Masia One

*Artist Interview* Masia One

About a year ago Maysian Lim a.k.a. Masia One released her EP Bootleg Culture, now the time has come to release the remixed EP. Artists ill.Gates, Kraddy, and An-Ten-Nae are on the roster for turning tracks like ‘Warriors Tongue’ into an all out bass frenzy. Masia is a jack-of-all-genres kind of artist who’s influences can be reflected...
*Artist Interview* Sami

*Artist Interview* Sami

If you don’t remember Sami from our previous Artist of the Week feature then you are in for a real treat by pressing play below on her debut self-titled EP. Featuring Sami’s signature songwriting skills and produced by Troublemaker, the beautiful vocals mesh with electronic influences to bring the EP full circle with emotion and...
*Artist of the Week* J Cawte

*Artist of the Week* J Cawte

J Cawte has released his second EP Digital Planet via Muti Music this August and the 4-track dubstep thriller has heavy hitting synths, lasers, and drops for you to feast on. After producing Sonic Art Form and getting to the top of the charts on Addictech, J Cawte has been pumping his hottness out from England to...
*Artist of the Week* Stylust Beats

*Artist of the Week* Stylust Beats

You may remember our last artist interview with Canadian bass music producer and hip-hop connoisseur Stylust Beats. Well now he is back with a vengeance with his debut album R.Y.F.S.O. all available for free on Play Me Free Records! With tracks like ‘Blotter Acid’ and ‘Baby I’m a Pro’ Stylust turns it up a notch...
*New Track* Phantogram - Black Out Days

*New Track* Phantogram – Black Out Days

Phantogram is back with a new track entitled ‘Black Out Days.’ While new releases are few and far between for this group, when we are blessed with a new track, it’s bound to be beautiful and sultry. Sarah Barthel’s voice fills ‘Black Out Days’ with moving lyrics as deep synths melodically pounce through the track....