(Electronicnightlife.com asked me to review the gorgeous KOAN Sound EP that dropped a few weeks ago, show the original post some love: http://blog.electronicnightlife.com/2013/10/29/music-review-koan-sound–asa—sanctuary-ep.aspx)
KOAN Sound has taken their production value and artistic sensibilities to a whole new level with their EP “Sanctuary” that was just released with Asa. The collaboration is another step in their distancing from the harder, steppier sounds that populated a lot of their earlier work. There’s a lot of good stuff here, with elements of glitch, trap, chillstep, dubstep, UK garage, R&B and ambient mixed to produce some amazing future classic sounds. Asa put out a great little ep with an artist named Stumbleine, and he’s been on my radar ever since. This EP continues to impress upon me that OWSLA is one of the best, if not the best label out there at picking new and excellent creations to push into the ears of the post-Skrillex world.