Darker Than Wax producer and instrumentalist KA-YU is back with another smooth groove called “Sense/Feel” that cordially invites you to let your guard down. The Netherlands-based talent incorporates live instrumentation, synths, and sampled vocals with ease to make a modern, laid back vibe. Stream “Sense/Feel” below.
I like to get my mornings started on a smooth note whenever possible. The right soundtrack is a key ingredient. KA-YU is here to help with tracks like “Flowers.” The Netherlands-based producer is a Darker Than Wax affiliate, so it should come as no surprise that he is very adept at using his music to . . .
KA-YU is back again, this time with a sultry Art In Melodies premiered track entitled, “After She.” Rich and delicate pads, background vocals and a sublime synth backing create a melodic, chord-enriched soundscape. Beyond just the instrumentation, the drums feature a mixture of a hard-hitting, modern kick/snare combination and jazzy hat & percussive elements. KA-YU’s style . . .
Darker Than Wax labelmate, KA-YU, returns with a sultry new single, in “Goddess.” Vocal chops correlating to the title, airy percussion, and a smooth and harmonious balance of pad, piano, and funky bass create for a serene song. KA-YU hasn’t personally released anything in nearly three months. With this track he’s back and better than . . .
To get their global fanbase amped up for their forthcoming European tour, Singapore-based experimental label Darker Than Wax dropped an appropriately titled new album called DTW Hits Europe. The project features two songs by Ka-Yu and Silo. Stream DTW Hits Europe below. Tour Dates 6th Apr : Golem, Hamburg 7th Apr : Club GRETCHEN, Berlin . . .
Glide into the weekend with ESSNTL‘s latest edition of Earth To Your Brain Radio. As you would expect, the latest edition is full of the expected mix of lesser known gems, slick remixes, and current hits. This is the last installment of Season 4, but we’re nowhere near finished. Read a quote from ESSNTL below, . . .
Meet the Movement is a new series in which I’ll be speaking to some of the people behind your favorite record labels, collectives and movements, to gain insight into how they came to be and also inspire readers to start their own. A lot of these movements and the creative minds involved in their beginnings . . .