Saint Pepsi Is No More

Earlier this month I found out that Ryan DeRobertis is putting an end to his project Saint Pepsi.

DeRobertis began producing music under the name Saint Pepsi two years ago, and released his debut album “Hit Vibes” last year in May. After a load of success and features on a bunch of major music websites like Stereogum, The Fader and Pitchfork, DeRobertis released a second EP entitled Gin City and it seemed like there was no stopping him.

That was of course when Pepsi, the soda brand, stepped in and asked him to stop using their name. was approached by Pepsi because of his name. His positive response on Facebook is a testament to his character and is the reason I think we will be hearing from him in the near future (even if it is under a different moniker).

just wanted to briefly let you know that a big boy corporation has a tiny problem with the name of one of my music projects! they were gracious enough to entertain the thought of a possible collaboration, a “meeting of the minds”, but amicably decided that the potential liability of my future actions was too great a risk to consciously allow me to carry own using the moniker.

it’s cool though! in the time i’ve been using this name i’ve met some of the most amazing people in the world, and their love and support has enabled me to grow into a fighting chance of an artist. as such, i am in a very powerful creative stage in my career and could not possibly let a dispute over a name slow down my momentum. i’m currently living in dreams and i can’t thank each and every one of you enough for believing in me and pushing me further into my fantasies. i hope i continue to make you proud no matter what my first album is released under!

Tove Styrke

New Swedish producer on the scene who goes by the name of Tove Styrke. Check out the new single “Borderline” below.

Tove Styrke – Borderline

Chillwave Wednesday LIII

Chillwave Wednesday: a semi-weekly shortlist of chill music around the internet.

Lincoln Jesser: Golden

Brand new single from one of our favorite LA based producers, Lincoln Jesser. Check out “Golden.”

King Militia

King Militia is a 19 year old producer from Dallas, TX that creates some pretty awesome Hip Hop inspired instrumental tracks.

He recently released a new 8 track EP entitled Hear My Visions and it’s super chill. Check it:

Ghostpatrol + The Hepburn Windfarm + Baths

This is a really cool project that my friends Katie and Nick out in Melbourne just turned me on to. Ghostpatrol is an Australian illustrator who teamed up with the country’s first community owed co-op windfarm to create some pretty snazy artwork on the turbines. The video above shows Ghostpatrol and his team painting “Gale” on the first wind turbine. Check out The Paintings of Gale .com to find out more about it.

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Baths – Aminals

Amarachi: Dimes and Quarters

Fresh off the release of his first single “Sam” last month, Amarachi dug up some old tapes and dusted off last year’s atmospheric gem “All or Nothing”. It’s no coincidence that the narrative is all about second chances, “Dimes and Quarters” is a shimmering example of Amarachi’s range and maturity. Recorded at the age of 19, Amarachi taps into an emotional depth far beyond his years.

“No matter how different we are, we all go through the same emotions”

Set to release his debut self-titled EP in the new year, Amarachi is poised to pounce onto playlists soon. Snag a free download while you can.

Bad Girls Weekend Banger Action

The partysquad is here to mashup Beyonce’s Flawless track with MIA’s Baddygirl to give us “Baddygirl 2.” Perfect for getting your weekend rave kicked off.