CD Review: Manitix

Manitix is a San Jose producer, very active in the San Jose underground EDM scene. He frequently does events, thanks to his ability to not only mix, but produce his own tracks. “Killer” was the first track received by KSJS. Since then, KSJS Electronic has always been interested in what else he can do. In […]

Silversun Pickups – Neck of the Woods – Review

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These rising shoegaze rock stars hailing from Los Angeles, CA, have released their third studio album, Neck of the Woods, just last Tuesday (May 8th 2012). It was not long back, in 2006, when Silversun Pickups slowly started to receive attention through their debut album, Carnavas – broke with their first EP shortly before, Pikul […]

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Bassnectar “VAVA VOOM”

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Bassnectar returns with another Hip Hop infused bass heavy album that Bassnectar is known for. Empathy is a slower dubstep song with female vocals, Ugly delves into drumstep near the end, Ping Pong is really interesting to hear how he samples such mundane noises such as a ping pong ball bouncing and how he develops […]

Trust “TRST”

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Toronto based duo Trust (Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski) sounds a lot like early 80s darkwave, similar to Dpeche Mode, Cabaret Voltaire and more contemporarily, Crystal Castles. However, unlike Crystal Castle’s there’s video game music through a bit cruncher style. Trust sticks with their darkwave, synthpop influences and old school analong tones. Tracklisting//Ratings: 1. Shroom […]

Miike Snow (Happy To You)

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Swedish trio Miike Snow’s latest album Happy To You is set to be released March 27th. Excited to hear that they are coming out with a new album following up from their debut album Miike Snow. The two tracks released “Paddling Out” and “Devil’s Work” definitely has a creative and catchy feel to it. It’s very groovy and […]