How Soul Shake Down Studios is carving out their own lane in San Diego hip-hop

As I drive down a familiar street in my hometown, I can hear the bass of a heavy-hitting trap song outside my window. Whether it's from a house or a nearby car I can't tell, but the thought quickly slips my mind as I run over questions in my head. I park in a cul-de-sac … Continue reading How Soul Shake Down Studios is carving out their own lane in San Diego hip-hop

ReFlex the Architect on his new album, the art of producing and how he first fell in love with music

There is no mistaking that UK producer and rapper ReFlex the Architect is a hip-hop head. Born Stephen Adams, the Southampton native has been chopping up beats since his early teens and in listening to his official debut production album, From the Highest, it's easy to see how significant of a role golden era offspring, … Continue reading ReFlex the Architect on his new album, the art of producing and how he first fell in love with music

Talking with The Shorelines about music, Santa Barbara & their debut album

Last month while spending a weekend in Santa Barbara, I had the pleasure of meeting local psychedelic rock band, The Shorelines. Formed by multi-instrumentalists Maxton Schulte and Justin Kass, the band recently released their debut album¬†Somewhere In Time. I caught their gig at Pure Order Brewing Co.¬†while enjoying some good beers and the not so … Continue reading Talking with The Shorelines about music, Santa Barbara & their debut album