Artist Features and News — Connect-ing To The Beat

CTTB: Interview with Dunia Best

Connect-ing To The Beat Dunia Best

CTTB: Interview with Dunia Best

Meet musician, teacher and artist, Dunia Best: current member of Dubistry, a mix of breakbeat, soul, and dub, Rude Girl Revue, Vivien Goldman, and her mainstay project with her partner, Aram, as Dunia & Aram. 

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CTTB 001: COME AWAY WITH EMD and DOG FACED HERMANS

Connect-ing To The Beat Dog Faced Hermans Erin Margaret Day

CTTB 001: COME AWAY WITH EMD and DOG FACED HERMANS

Listen to our debut collaborative mix CONNECT-ING TO THE BEAT 001 featuring tracks chosen by Chicago-based writer Erin Margaret Day (Come Away with EMD), Andy Moor (Dog Faced Hermans, The Ex), and Wilf Plum (Dog Faced Hermans, Two Pin Din).

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CTTB: Interview with Vivien Goldman

Connect-ing To The Beat Vivien Goldman

CTTB: Interview with Vivien Goldman

....Joy IS the Revolution. You know, we all aren't meant to be struggling....just to be wretched all the time...? You've got to find some pleasure in life, and just in being alive. Somehow. Notice the kind of joys we do have. every day, and not take them for granted.

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CTTB: Interview with Jen Lemasters (Bric-A-Brac Records/The Brewed)

Bam Bam Bric-A-Brac Records Connect-ing To The Beat Jen Lemasters

CTTB: Interview with Jen Lemasters (Bric-A-Brac Records/The Brewed)

"I am a big daydreamer so I was talking to my husband about re-releasing records of women misplaced by time, and the whole project snowballed from there."

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CTTB: Interview with Rania Woodard (LANNDS)

Connect-ing To The Beat LANNDS Rania Woodard

CTTB: Interview with Rania Woodard (LANNDS)

LOTUS DELUXE simply floats and sways; over layers of electronic beats, nature-based sounds, talking, and pre-recorded samples, while also bridging their live instrumentation, dreamy vocals, and the duo's own vibe of psychedelia-laced, light-touch, pop stylings.

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