The scene was undeniably jubilant. But when the song ended, the party did too: Drink plenty of water, Aiko advised everyone as she made her exit, and be sure to get eight hours of sleep. With a lineup that also included rap and dance-music acts such as Gucci Mane, RL Grime and Smokepurpp, the two-day festival was the first large-scale event presented by former Hard Summer mastermind Gary Richards after his recent departure from that Southern California institution. Which means that the veteran promoter who performed Saturday under his DJ name, Destructo was eager to show he could still throw a great party minus the proven brand name that drew tens of thousands to Hard Summer earlier this month. In terms of music, the relatively cozy All My Friends — with an audience of about 10, on Saturday, according to a representative — sought to move away from the in-your-face EDM that dominates Hard and other mega-raves like Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas.
Music To Banana To. Down below, I've also included a short write up of how I began working on the game, and what I remember about making each of the tracks. Immediately, I wanted to work on the game's soundtrack. I had to find the person that created this beautiful work of art.
Origins is a recurring feature that provides artists an opportunity to dissect the various inspirations behind their latest release. Nothing tests the solidity of a bond like hardship and change. For California artist TRACE , her launching of her alt-pop music career has been the litmus test for her friend group. It was then that she really got the chance to reflect on her transformation and take stock of those who chose to stick around and be part of it. The track both celebrates lasting friendships, as well as talks about just how hard it is to consistently cultivate the intimacy necessary to maintain them — especially in the age of social media.
Pip The Pansy is a name you may not know, but very well may soon due to her fresh approach at the ever beloved uplifting sound. The song is fueled by pure pop energy, sonically bright and synthetically heavy. Comparatively, the new release acts as an explosion of personality and positivity, quickly pinning Pansy as a fun and well-versed persona in a pop world sometimes lacking diversity.