The year 2021 held a lot of surprises in store, not always positive ones, for everyone and a lot of those had an impact on the electronic music scene and the people, the artists involved.
In 2020, after the releases of Trans Love Vibration (NAÏVE, 2018) and Transcendental Access Point (Interdimensional Transmissions), Eris Drew decided to leave her hometown/city-life in Chicago to move to rural New Hampshire.
There's something about Mike and Joginda's music that catches the attention right away – their flow's probably stronger and faster than any river issues into the sea and there are quite some rivers in their hometown Rotterdam.
Known for her vibrant sets and ingenious music selection, one finds Paramida rather out of her element, but though she isn’t crate digging or ravishing sonic technicolor all over black-clad Berlin clubbers, the Love On The Rocks label head, Rinse FM radio show host and Panorama Bar resident seems to be doing just fine.
As the fourth release on the label T4T LUV NRG, Brooklyn based DJ Octo Octa presents She’s Calling, a euphoric collection of three tracks that will take you back to feeling the magic of the dancefloor.
As 2020 comes to an end the Torture the Artist team sat down together to compile the end of the year chart that represents, of course, a personal preferences and what the site and its members musically stand for.
Stakes is High is Torture the Artist’s monthly Spotify playlist with music appreciated, favored or causing some buzz in and around world wide dance floors – but basically at home at the moment.
Released in January Arandel's InBach-album was highly acclaimed and worshipped by the international press.