Welcome to Homegrown's New Music Round-Up, the ultimate destination for discovering the week's hottest releases across all genres. Each week, we curate a handpicked and homegrown selection of fresh sounds. This week features hip-hop, bass music, and much more.
FANA DUBPLATE by Zealotantrik
Delhi-based Zealotantrik, aka Lakshay Sharma, is renowned for crafting cutting-edge, dark electronic music with a distinctive style marked by pristine simplicity and impeccable percussion. His latest release, Fana Dubplate, is yet another 'wonky' tune that blends broken-beat, dubstep, and bass music.
Listen to it below.
Cyberspectra by Audio Units
Audio Units, the collaborative venture of brothers Ashwin and Ashrith, delves into abstract realms, fusing science, mathematics, and the subconscious through a unique aural language. Their sonic confession challenges mature listeners to embrace a subtler, more gratifying musical experience. With a blend of fact and fantasy, Audio Units crafts a space-time parabola using analog waveforms, dense textures, and abnormal reverberations. Inspired by '80s video game noise and computer programming, their consistent and sublime discography reflects a deep love for electronic music. Their latest EP Genomatrix creates a similar intricate and electric sonic atmosphere.
Listen to a track from the EP below.
Ek Aur Raat by Yungsta x Sez on the Beat
Ek Aur Raat stands as a solo track by Yungsta and Sez on the Beat, exploring the artist's unwavering journey to success amid persistent criticism and doubt from others. The song delves into Yungsta's personal struggles, including anxiety and internal battles. Through heartfelt lyrics and a compelling beat crafted by Sez on the Beat, the track encapsulates these emotions, redefining them in a dark, authentic form. The title, 'Ek Aur Raat' (one more night), symbolizes Yungsta's resilience, highlighting his determination to persist despite the obstacles on his path.
Watch the music video below.
Sapne Dekhe Hazaar by Arjun Mukherjee
Arjun Mukherjee's newest track, Sapne Dekhe Hazaar in collaboration with Shamik Ghoshal, delves into the multifaceted pursuit of a shattered dream. Hailing from New Delhi, India, Arjun, a singer-songwriter rooted in blues, rock, and pop, weaves a narrative touching on themes of love, revolution, depression, hope, and middle-class angst. In this song, the artist employs a string quartet arrangement, complemented by a pop-infused vocal melody, creating a composition that resonates with both ease and a palpable ache, capturing the essence of the song's exploration of broken dreams.
Listen to it below.