From the haze of the Easy Bay comes Dan Casey aka Yalls melding funk, pop, & ambient elements to create electronic music that was described as “zonked-out beat-folk” and as “weirded-out pop gems”. Yalls' 2011 self titled compilation tape on Two Michael Jordans & follow-up single on Crash Symbols showcase Casey's eclectic style & warped production skills while highlighting his pop sensibilities.
Moss of Aura is the solo moniker of Gerrit Welmers of Baltimore's Future Islands. Welmers has been producing music under this name as of 2005. Incomplete Discography:
Future Islands Split - January 2007
Still Parade and March CD-R - 2010 http://www.myspace.com/mossofaura
http://jacob2-2.bandcamp.com http://soundcloud.com/jacob2-2 Jacob 2-2 is a Brooklyn-based electronic artist whose work combines hip-hop beats, lush synth textures, and a healthy dose of warped childhood nostalgia. His latest release on Moodgadget, Fantasiarexia, is equally influenced by the crystalline new-age tones of 80s film soundtracks as it is by bass-heavy funk and jazz-fusion.
There are at least 2 artists that use this name 1) Having tinkered in lo-fi vocal experiments and bedroom recordings in his hometown Toronto as a teenager, Lavern Lee (Guerre) moved to Sydney and with that move began creating a genre-bending form of slow-burning sweet soul music (dubbed neo-soul) filled with layers of delicately interwoven vocal melodies and accompanied with atmospheric
Electric Sunset is the new group of Nic Zwart, formerly guitarist and vocalist of Desolation Wilderness. With Rock & Roll swagger applied to synthetic rhythms and ringing keyboards, Nic wanted to create music that was both propulsive and dream-like.
RIVKA is a Pittsburgh based electronic band made up of musician/producer Reggie Wilkins and female vocalist Rebecca Dulberg. The project began in the summer of 2011 and aims to produce chill vibes and summertime highs through the use of lush vocals and dreamy electronics.