So many artists were discovered and recognized for their talent in producing and making music throughout this year. To be honest, it was a pretty successful for 2016's music community in general. For this one hell of a long Total Meltdown playlist, here are tracks that stood out in 2016 for the Melting of Age Team! Enjoy!
BARON LANTEIGN Written by: Zebrina Garcia If anyone is pushing the elements of visual art, it's Canadian resident, Baron Lanteigne. His digital practice holds your attention to different elements of perspective by using tools of video, sound, programming, and electronics. Diving into a virtual realm of his imagination, each project consists of ambitious human and digital conversions. Lanteigne progressively reforms the way art can be applied, digested, and displayed. For our next MEDIUM feature, read about Baron Lanteigne's journey in his artistic development and process. How long have you been creating art? idk What is your typical process for creating a virtually immersive piece? A typical animation requires the artist to frame the action and only create what is within the frame. This type of framing allows for very strong storytelling because every frame introduces a meaningful element or event and each frame is isolated from the other by a cut. In m
COALCHELLA 2018 Written by: Zebrina Garcia We've all heard of Coachella but have you heard of COALCHELLA? Built on the sandbox video game, Minecraft, the spontaneous group of individuals who brought you the iconic Minecraft Birthday Party , presents a new innovated way of bringing live DJ sets to a bigger audience. Composed of dynamically built stages, the event exhibits a wide variety of monuments and interactive structures for hundreds of visitors who want to experience what an online show is truly like. You can expect to catch sets from a brilliant selection of artists such as IRL festival headliners Electric Mantis , ANAMANAGUCHI , and Y2K to recognizable SoundCloud natives like quickly, quickly , warpstr , or William Crooks . The roster is just as insane as the realm itself. But to take this URL fest a step further, visual artists OM_NEB , Elena Fortune , mushbuh , and kikkujo are doing merch items for the players' to rep while roaming the land of Coalchella!
"CIRCLES" From the city of Bristol, producer Yuki Ame collaborates with vocalist and lyricist ZOE on their new release "Circles"! Released via the London based collective Panel , the mellow beats, and breathy vocals glitch and softly caress every second of the track. The first single from his upcoming EP, Anamnesis , Yuki Ame shifts from hip-hop to a newer style of electronic music. Blending a combination of club, acoustic harmonies, and experimental synths, "Circles" gives listeners a delicious sense of what his new music will sway in. Below share and listen to Yuki Ame's "Circles" featuring ZOE! Also, catch his live performance at London's Birthdays with Jadu Heart and [ K S R ] on March 16th! Available for purchase here ! Follow Yuki Ame on: SoundCloud Twitter