As the year and sunlight wanes, Cory Haynes aka QUARRY returns with the sparkling and languid “Misunderstood, Again.” The haunting offering from the STYLSS founder and Portland-based producer conveys the wonder and hope that blossoms from accepting what is. This is music to bathe in, solace within floral arpeggios. Words by Ben Carvalho Stream “Misunderstood, … Continue reading QUARRY is Misunderstood, Again.
Last year, while digging for new music on VK, I stumbled upon Caseeno’s haunting garage track “Feel The Void,” and was instantly hooked. After days of listening on repeat, I reached out to the creator for a download and to inquire about the possibility of releasing something with STYLSS. To our luck, he was down. … Continue reading Caseeno – Feel The Void EP [STYLSS055] out now!
Oakland based producer Angel Rubio-Hale aka ONHELL returns with his latest effort Linden. Composed over the course of the past two years, these four tracks capture the essence of his experiences living and making music in Oakland. The unifying theme on the release is about enjoying life and each track is ultimately inspired by making … Continue reading ONHELL – Linden EP [STYLSS054] out now!
For this installment of the STYLSS Mix Series, we asked Sydney, Australia experimental electronic producer Grasps to join us. The artist, who describes the music he creates as “for the faint of heart,” has an uncanny ability to find the strength in vulnerability and darkness as if spinning straw into gold. He put together an … Continue reading Deconstructed Emotional Club with GRASPS for STYLSS Mix 088
The STYLSS Suicide Pact compilation was a monthly release series started in 2013 as a means to motivate STYLSS producers to create a new track every month. The series ran for thirteen consecutive months. QUARRY has compiled his contributions into one “Suicide Pact” bundle to allow for easier consumption and to give proper release for … Continue reading QUARRY Releases Contributions from the Suicide Pact Series
To start off 2018 with a bang, we invited Los Angeles via Detroit producer Matthew Lucas aka Peekaboo to join us. The budding producer first caught our attention last year with a massive flip of DMVU’s “Bloccd” and recently made waves with “Disrupt the System,” a collaboration with legendary producer Bassnectar. He constructed a bass heavy … Continue reading Bang your head with Peekaboo for STYLSS Mix 087
For the 36th edition of the STYLSS Single Series, we welcome Portland based Raquel Divar. Identified in 2016 by Willamette Week as one of the city’s most underrated rappers, Divar’s lyrical prowess and genre-bending approach make for an undeniably unique listening experience, and her latest hard-hitting anthem “Dopamine,” produced by UK’s [JC] is no exception. Stream … Continue reading Portland’s Raquel Divar delivers anthem “Dopamine” for STYLSS Single Series
Crimea based producer Sergey Mogilevsky aka Ext returns with his latest effort Last October, an 8 track release full of hybrid techno & garage tracks to help get you through winter. Download Last October for FREE or buy a limited edition cassette for $6.66 via STYLSS Bandcamp. Also available for streaming via Spotify. DOWNLOAD: Ext – Last … Continue reading Ext – Last October [STYLSS053] out now!
For this installment of the STYLSS Mix Series, we invited Chicago based producer Jon Linskey aka Sectra to join us. He pieced together a heavy hour long mix featuring tracks from his Encrypted Audio fam, as well as some unreleased experimental sounds he’s been exploring. STYLSS Mix 086: SECTRA “while the majority of it sits at … Continue reading Make your ears bleed with Sectra for STYLSS Mix 086
For STYLSS Mix 085, we invited London based producer Jude Leigh-Kaufman aka Kareful to join us. As one of the prominent figures behind the Liquid Ritual platform, he has also been noted as one of the pioneers of “wave”, an internet music genre making literal waves recently with nods from Plastician, and with multiple outlets pushing the … Continue reading Catch the Wave with Liquid Ritual’s Kareful for STYLSS Mix 085