RVLVR & Johnathan Thomas – “Resolve” | FREE DL
Electronic / Jungle/Drum & Bass

RVLVR & Johnathan Thomas – “Resolve” | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | Philadelphia is unleashing its might this week in full force. In the long list of local releases is this tribal new collaboration from Philly producer RVLVR and Knoxville based Johnathan Thomas. The single, “Resolve” has a throwback jungle beat that’s heavily reliant on organic percussion. It’s just so hard to resist bongos. The two musicians continue … Continue reading

RVLVR – Shadows EP
Electronic / Future Bass / Glitch

RVLVR – Shadows EP

by Kyle Taylor | There aren’t a lot of words that accurately describe RVLVR‘s sound. There’s plenty of words that point in the right direction- meticulous, original, unique, experimental, technical- but when it comes down to trying to pinpoint the Philadelphia producer’s sound with verbal aesthetics, the task is rather impossible. Each release fringes on the … Continue reading

RVLVR – “Fishtown Strut” | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Future Bass

RVLVR – “Fishtown Strut” | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | Sometimes you just need something so weird and jolting, it’ll knock your consciousness way into overdrive. I’ve found challenging and experimental compositions to actually be a great way to start the day. Such tracks as this new single from Philadelphia producer RVLVR are not meant for easy-listening; they aren’t meant as background music; and … Continue reading

RVLVR – “I Can Hear You Now” | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Future Bass

RVLVR – “I Can Hear You Now” | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | It is becoming increasingly apparent just how jam-packed the mind of RVLVR truly is. The Philadelphia producer is at it yet again with a brand new single, “I Can Hear You Now”, polished off with a immaculate master from fellow local artist and engineer, Starkey. The single marks RVLVR’s second single release within a month, … Continue reading

RVLVR – “Soft Pretzel Beats” | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Future Bass / Trap

RVLVR – “Soft Pretzel Beats” | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | Philadelphia producer RVLVR is back with some enchanting new original beats for your ear drums. Matching a jostling drum line against airy synthesizers, RVLVR creates a sound atmosphere unlike any other. After a luring introduction, the track kicks itself up a gear, firing foot-stomping synthesizers at a rapid pace. “Soft Pretzel … Continue reading

RVLVR – Astral EP
Downtempo/Minimal / Electronic

RVLVR – Astral EP

by Kyle Taylor | The warmth of RVLVR‘s new Astral EP is exactly what we need to combat this blanket of snow. The EP’s title track is an engulfing breath of noise, posing a mesmerizing piano progression against barely noticeable ambient synthesizer layers and a violin accompaniment. It’s not long, however, before a pulsating percussion layer escalates the track further. “Astral” manages … Continue reading

RVLVR & Ben O’Neill – Vol. 1 EP | FREE DL
Bass / Electronic / Future Bass

RVLVR & Ben O’Neill – Vol. 1 EP | FREE DL

by Kyle Taylor | The focus of Philadelphia’s electronic music scene, particularly for younger listeners, has landed on high energy, often predictable dance music. However, the true appeal of the city for more seasoned electronic fans seems to always rest in the city’s darker crevices. In these places we see producers surfacing with all sorts … Continue reading