Here’s a recently released song by Trippy Turtle. His fusion of early 2000′s R&B with Jersey Club create a truly distinctive sound. Trippy Turtle is definitely onto something here – and as festival EDM and Trap continue to dominate the radio and club scene, it’s nice to hear dance music created with a different approach. Time will tell if and when traditional R&B will once again dominate the airwaves – but I’m willing to bet that if it does there will be a new production mashup approach.
The Creators Project recently caught up with Dillon Francis and Diplo to discuss the origins and growth of the relatively new electronic sub-genre Moombahton. A hybrid of various genres, Moombahton has no immediate predecessor. Is it down-tempo Dutch House or Electronic Reggaeton? You be the judge. There is no clear definition yet the mass appeal and “freshness” of the new sound are creating waves in the EDM community.
This is a great in depth look into the creative minds of Skrillex, Pretty Lights, Mark Ronson, The Crystal Method and DJ Primier as they collaborate with artist outside of their respective genres. The result is a wonderful insight into the approach each producer uses to complete genre-hybrid musical projects.
Articulation will be a music post/blog dedicated to the discovery of new and inspiring musical compositions. As a songwriter and producer, I am constantly searching for the latest musical arrangement and production techniques. With the intent to help expose new production methods and ideas, the purpose of Articulation will be to share truly original compositions that are at the creative forefront of their genres.
To start off, here are a series songs that I have recently found to be creatively relevant to modern production techniques.