A trio with musical influences that extend far beyond their hometown of Nashville, BASECAMP came to fruition when the three producers joined forces to write. Quickly realizing there was a strong chemistry between them, the idea of BASECAMP immediately took hold. Deconstructing typical genre boundaries by utilizing haunting melodies, intensified by thumping bass lines and heavily percussive drums, BASECAMP effortlessly layer unpredictable tempo changes with elements of subtle glitch and organic strings.
Releasing their standout self-titled debut EP in late 2013, tracks like ‘Emmanuel’ and ‘Smoke Filled Lungs' instantly stole the attention of audiences and fellow artists alike, through the EP’s sophisticated combination of seductive vocals and irresistible R&B timbre. After touring across America with Chvrches, and Phantogram, the band signed to Skrillex’s boutique record label, OWSLA to release their anticipated follow-up, ‘Greater Than’, in the summer of 2015. Featuring the introspective single ‘Watch My Back’, the result saw an impactful record full of dark, brooding tones, heartfelt melodies, and body shuddering bass.
Now, after releasing stand-alone singles ‘Comfort Zone’ and ‘In My Veins’ (collaborations with Jamie Lidell, Del The Funky Homosapien) the stage has yet again been set for the return of BASECAMP - this time in the form of their forthcoming six song ‘In Stone’ EP.
Their most complete body of work to date, ‘In Stone’, takes listeners on an audible journey through drastic genre, and tempo changes as the music progresses. All the while so, there is an underlying sense of cohesion that is unlike anything the trio has delivered.
Universally relatable with burning lyrics and a fully realized musicianship that can't be faltered, this promises to be yet another exciting new chapter in the ever growing BASECAMP narrative.
More introspective than the last EP, the result is a record full of dark, brooding tones, heartfelt melodies and body shuddering bass echoed with sweeping cellos and inflections of ghostly guitars that expertly mirror the real-life experiences of their creators. Universally relatable with burning lyrics and a fully realized musicianship that can't be faltered, this promises to be an exciting new chapter of the eclectic BASECAMP narrative.
Los Angeles-based Lauv is one of pop's most promising acts heading into this year. With over 10 million plays on Spotify, sold-out shows in New York and Los Angeles, and a festival debut at the 2016 Firefly Music Festival, it is safe to say you can expect many more great things to come from this rising star.
Lauv has been described by Hilly Dilly as "the next big thing in the pop and R&B world." He released his debut single "The Other" last year, and garnered the attention of millions in the first two weeks of its release.
With a Hype Machine top track, he was instantly proclaimed as an artist to watch. Following the single release soon came a multitude of popular remixes and prominent cosigns from One Direction, Sirius XM Hits 1, iHeartRadio, and Perez Hilton, among many others.
After following up with "Reforget," he was beyond buzz. Lauv's sophomore single topped Spotify's Global Viral 50 chart, launching the world into the 'Lost In The Light' EP, which was praised by Popdust as one of the best EPs of 2015.