Bandcamp Friday

Happy Bandcamp Friday! Clever Girl 12″ EP is available on 140g vinyl or scoop yourself a HD download via bandcamp here

AKWIUS Clever Girl 12″ EP out today

On this EP, AKWIUS utilizes a grimey, bass focused hybrid of rave and post rave theories to explore moods of the current dystopian utopia from a Mexican American perspective and push beyond boundaries of contemporary rave aesthetics. Limited edition vinyl is highly recommended for the full experience and is available exclusively through the Upper Realm bandcamp site here

AKWIUS Clever Girl EP out August 7th 2020

Minneapolis based producer AKWIUS will be releasing his debut 12” EP, “Clever Girl” on August 7th 2020 via Upper Realm.

On this EP, AKWIUS utilizes a grimey, bass focused hybrid of rave and post rave theories to explore moods of the current dystopian utopia from a Mexican American perspective and traverse outside boundaries of contemporary rave aesthetics. Limited edition vinyl will be available exclusively though the Upper Realm bandcamp site here and the EP will be also be available digitally on spotify, beatport, juno, apple music, tidal, etc.

Ancient Wisdom I

A sound of the ancient Americas from the Mesoamerican region. Artists include Ricardo Lozano, Jorge Ramos and Xavier Quijas Yxayotl who hand make the instruments of ancient Mesoamerica, including traditional Aztec and Mayan clay instruments, flutes, drums, rattles and wind instruments built according to ancient manuscripts.

Cover illustration drafted by Ricardo Almendáriz in 1787 during the first excavation of pre-Columbian Maya ruins at Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico