Duo Loopexx are all about promoting peace and art, a 21st century to John Lennon perhaps? Well they’re very different in sound that’s for sure! The Austrian based duo unique project melting their separate musical pasts consisting of beatboxing and rock music into a beautiful message of respect, love and tolerance, trying to drive social change.
‘Here We Are, There We Go’ is their first single, based around the current refugee crisis. While charity is certainly always needed Loopexx couldn’t have appeared on the scene at a more relevant time. With political dissatisfaction all around us this band is setting an example of hope and reminds us that good music can do so much more than just please our ears.
Excuse my play on titles, The Keyz Star Young Malak is best served with Captain Morgan on the rocks.
Sporting some hypnotically left-field beats and a vivid introspective rapping style reminiscent of artists like Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Flatbush Zombies and Joey Badass, Virginia Beach artist Young Malak is set to be the alternative hip hop scene’s next big star.
Released today Young Malak’s mixtape ‘The Messenger’ is an outpouring of raw emotion to a smooth beat, my personal favourite. ‘The Vortex’ has one of the most grimy sawtooth-synth beats I’ve ever had the pleasure of encountering. The visuals fit the song perfectly, you’ve got to check this out for yourself.
Darius, (Young Malak) credits The Keyz for taking him out of a dark place, and helping him to overcome his extreme writers block. As well a music, Young Malak’s passion’s include spinning poi fire, meditating and reading spiritual books.
Two music legends, Lenny Fontana and D-Train, have joined forces to create a classic New York dance-floor hit with crisp beats and infectious melodies wrapped around a vocal that could only ever be recognised as the power-tones of James himself.
‘When You Feel What Love Has’ has already achieved over 111k plays on Soundcloud and is set to be a dancefloor hit this summer. Five mixes and a music video are in production.