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Introducing B-Side Fridays.
Every Friday, Marley Carroll will share an previously-unreleased track, accompanied by a photograph from Troy Lehman. Some will be unfinished sketches, some will be old songs, and some will be fully-realized new tunes. We’ll even throw in the occasional remix or extended DJ mix from time to time.
Demo of some advanced glitch techniques using Serato and Traktor X1 controller.
Marley joins downtempo luminaries Blockhead and Emancipator for the Southeast leg of their winter tour. Marley will be performing a solo P.A. set of original music (including songs from Melanaster) that combines his trademark glitch DJ techniques with live vocals and keyboards.
02.01 – Asheville NC @ Stella Blue
02.02 – Charleston, SC @ The Pourhouse
02.03 – Athens, GA @ New Earth Music Hall
02.04 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Engine Room
02.05 – Gainesville, FL @ The Vault
02.06 – Atlanta, GA @ King Plow
Skew Records just released the Asheville Beat Tape Vol 1, a showcase of some of Asheville’s essential electronic producers.“ In a clearing surrounded by mountains a distinctive sound rings out. This sound is the imaginative echo of the Asheville electronic music scene. It’s a sound that has been growing rapidly within this mountain community, where an ever-growing artist population constantly pushes the variety of musical production through the envelope.
The idea for an Asheville Beat Tape came from Nigel One, a long-time DJ and producer who has been involved in Asheville’s electronic music scene since the early 2000′s. Soon after joining forces with Skew Records, Nigel decided to spearhead the idea of bringing some of the surrounding talent together to form an Asheville Beat Tape. After a month’s time, Nigel had collected a multitude of tracks from area producers, and brought on Skew producers Peripheral and DM Stair to help artfully and seamlessly arrange the tracks into order. The result is a 45-minute mix of inspiring production and composition styles…
“ [read on]