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
ELEMENTS If you want something that is refreshing and new, PRISM LITE has the album for you! The new beautiful album, titled, Elements , caresses your ears with smooth and delightful chimes and drums. Incorporating hip-hop vocals with jazz flute, trumpet, and trap beats, the eclectic sound PRISM LITE contains will ultimately satisfy the mind. Tracks like "Fly" and "No Presidents" featuring Riverwave 川の波, are what give this album edge and enthusiasm for making music that speaks to people. Releasing via Mt. Fuji Tapes, the whole album is one of the most incredible and surprising projects I have heard in a while. Below check out PRISM LITE's album Elements! Also available for download and purchase here! Follow PRISM LITE on: SoundCloud: PRISM LITE Twitter: @PRISM_LITE
VOLUME 3 Composed of 20 amazingly talented artists, Fanserivce Collective is back with another compelling compilation that drips mystic rhythms. Filip's " They Know " eases you into Volume 3's aura by drawing in your attention to fluttering beats and dark sultry bass. Another outstanding track from this riveting comp is Sabori's rumbling " Monolith " which can literally light up a hot club by its pouncing beats and sketched up vocal samples. As you glide deeper into Volume 3 you start to encounter beautifully composed tracks like Brooke Barry's " Come Find Me " produced by Madnap and Skydoki's " Impulse ." And just when you think Fanservice's newest project couldn't get any more diverse you are hit with what could be major festival worthy tracks like Jacob Sampson's " Baile " or Arrowhead's " Foxtrot "! Truly this volume is severe fire and its one you should not be sleeping on! Below s