Interview: Beat Session with Daniel Saylor

(Image collage courtesy of Daniel Saylor and Windows 98の.)

Daniel Saylor is as inventive as a composer as he is as a producer, and today we get some insight to his musical world. First known to me for his budding Windows 98の project (the “の [no]” Japanese hiragana dubbed as “wave”), D. Saylor had made a splash in popularizing the Windows 95/98 sound effects in trap and beat music. Releasing on labels like Midnight Moon, Bedlam, and Beer Wizard, he’s now moved on to bigger projects under his own name. Let’s get to know a bit more of that. Continue reading “Interview: Beat Session with Daniel Saylor”

Interview: Short Takes with Renjā

(Image courtesy of Renjā.)

Today I took some time off to finally buckle down a short talk with the amazing Renjā, a beat and electronic artist with an expansive self-released catalog and some huge label releases to match it. From No Problema to Dream Catalogue and BLCR Laboratories, this is an artist to watch out for. Take a gander and have fun reading. Continue reading “Interview: Short Takes with Renjā”

Album Discussion: 新しい日の誕生 by 2814

(Image courtesy of Dream Catalogue.)

The success story of an underdog can be a fascinating one, and none could be truer for a small duo that would take over the meaning of ambient music. Continue reading “Album Discussion: 新しい日の誕生 by 2814”