Plugged In Producers
Twistyknobs is a producer whose style reflects the sounds of the Southern California hip hop scene, with an emphasis on tasteful minimalism and sharp sound design. He lives on Soundcloud and has developed a refined ear for where the future of electronic music lies. Tk has been featured on compilations by Team Supreme, Top Cats, Lifted Contingency and in mixes by Joe Kay and Hannah Faith of Soulection.
Producer Sam Burke, vocalist Cliff Kuhn-Lloyd, bassist Harry Foster, guitarist Blair Pershyn and drummer AJ Schortman, aka CliffLight, released their first EP, Tryst, in 2013. Quickly receiving national and local acclaim, the group spent the next two years on the road, earning a spot on the bill at the Boston Calling music festival, and writing new songs between shows. Wave, their forthcoming EP, is a small sample of the works they produced, and is a departure from Tryst, set for official release Fall 2015.
LA-based, David Westbom, aka Asteroids and Earthquakes, is making waves with his craft in sound design and electronic composition. Pushing boundaries, Asteroids & Earthquakes always aiming to stretch what can be done sonically and compositionally. Following in the footsteps of his influences, Dave Tipper, Amon Tobin, Culprate and more, Asteroids & Earthquakes remains captivating and exceptionally original in his own right.
NuMind Collective is an experience illuminating the beauty & darkness within the world through a fusion of Live Electronic, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Headed by Kevin Andrews, NuMind has now grown to become a collective of passionate musicians working towards pushing the envelope in all ways.
Skyler Golden Alecson (Jade Cicada) is a 24-year-old Mastering Engineer, Electronic Music Producer, and Sound Designer from Lenox, Massachusetts. As a graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston, he majored in electronic music production and sound design. During his time at Berklee, Skyler utilized his music knowledge and talents to produce electronic music, mix music, engineer live band sessions, create foley and sound design for film, and compose original film scores. Since graduating he has been signed to the record label Digital Whomp in Paris, France.
The Crateful Head, is Los Angeles born multi-media artist and producer. His combination of heavy west coast grooves and off-kilter samples have been catching the attention of producers and fans from both the emerging Boston electronic-beat community, and the established L.A scene. Influenced by artists like J Dilla, Flying Lotus, and Shlohmo—Eli’s productions will teleport you to an astral dimension due to a series of head nods.
The visionary sounds of Icaro are harnessed and transmitted Jeff Beck and Pat Walsh. By incorporating ancient techniques and traditions to obtain visionary states, they have tapped into the matrix of creation and from it have brought their own icaros to life through connection with the spirit body.
Joey Vitas is a staff engineer at The Village Recorder in West Los Angeles, as well as quietly producing his second EP which is set for release the summer of 2016.
Smigonaut is the brainchild of Josh Kipersztok, an electronic musician hailing from the Pacific Northwest (Seattle, more specifically). He has been composing and producing his own tunes for over four years now, in a number of different styles that still manage to encompass his unique sonic signature. His unique rhythmic sense, coupled with unpredictable yet catchy melodies and basslines, have certainly garnered Smigonaut as an artist to keep an eye out for in the months to come.
Zoya Music | , Boston, MA, USA