For the last few years, Arizona had become this quiet hotbed of on-the-fly creativity supporting a strong underground scene. While detractors may denote the lack of recent mainstream breakouts, the artistic collaboration and growth of those who involved themselves in the scene are growing ten-fold in the electronic music industry, as larger events from multiple promoters are bringing the big names in and raising the status of those who put in the time.
The sub-genres of house, techno, and drum & bass have been gaining traction to the point of where local DJs like are finding larger audiences.
On July 24th, Feldman released his debut track titled “” to an enthusiastic local audience, and after weeks of garnering attention for the single, already reached .
Released on , Austin also with the label to discuss the inner workings behind the track and how it came to fruition:
Pairing a minimalist beat with a bass-heavy focus laden on the synths, “BoomTom” is not only a nod to Feldman’s Chicago roots but is an exciting tribute to the growing house scene Phoenix has fostered in the past.
He further mentions the term “Kick Bass” as a growing moniker to describe the effect the lead melody and surprise drop has on the listener:
While Austin Feldman certainly isn’t the only local talent making a name for themselves in the house community, “BoomTom” is a positive step in the right direction as the local scene informs the rest of the world why Arizona faces constant growth in the electronic music scene. In the realm of minimalist house, “BoomTom” clearly pays close attention to the small details that other subgenres don’t take into consideration and creates a chill-yet-attentive musical pandemonium suited for a dark smoky club.
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