Even as the internet continues to circumvent borders and make seemingly any kind of music available with a few simple keystrokes, certain corners of the globe remain veritable musical question marks. Russia is a prime example.
http://www.facebook.com/volor.flex A lot of things have been said about Volor Flex, the young Russian producer whose music feels and acts like both a tribute and, at times, a cover of this mysterious iconic musician called Burial whom you might've heard of on previous occasions.
"About a year ago musical creativity was a nice bonus to the everyday pace, and after another has become a reliable way to release what my path sometimes accumulates in me in the face emotions, thoughts, and just the fact of feeling life. I have no logic or strong long-term plans, just a hobby - which manifests itself as the availability of time and impulses.
Bija is the pseudonym of Justin Sexton, hailing from Athens, Georgia. His music falls over between a mix of IDM, glitch and ambient music, with 2-step rhythms, isolated textures, field recordings, and intimate soundscapes.