Stranger Recommended - Up & Coming


Sat., April 26 2014 This event has passed.   |   $18   |   21+ Neumos, 925 E Pike St, 206-709-9442

Back in 2010, I speculated in this space that young California producer Shlohmo might soon be "challeng[ing] Flying Lotus for textural sensuality and rhythmic verve." Shlohmo's Camping EP and Shlomoshun Deluxe album represented high points in West Coast bass music for that year, but it's probably stretching things to say he's on FlyLo's level in 2014. On last year's Laid Out EP, Shlohmo opted for a more soft-focus, R&B-slanted style, deploying romantic soul-man inflections and pitched-up vocal samples to get you horizontal. If he's lost some of the rhythmic inventiveness of yore, Shlohmo has significantly advanced his melody game. Check out "Same Time" from Bad Vibes for proof. DAVE SEGAL


925 E Pike St
Seattle, WA, 98122 (Capitol Hill)
(206) 709-9442