Barrett Hoffer

Barrett Hoffer

With a diverse & extensive background of musical exposure & education; this PA-based contributor combines passion with intellect to both entertain & educate.

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EKALI’s ‘Babylon Tour’ ~ Don’t Sleep On This

Hailing from Vancouver, Canada, Nathan Shaw (better known as EKALI) is a name you should be familiar with if you're not already. Not too familiar? Kind of rings a bell? Let me...

RL Grime Teases New Album with NOVA Tour

Years ago, those with an ear in the underground became quickly familiar with a man notorious for his remixes and bootlegs. That man is RL Grime. To date, RL has graced us with...

White boy’s got the rhythm ~ Boogie T drops new EP

Do you enjoy feelin’ the funk? Gettin' in the groove? Sharin’ the soul? Dancin’ to the dub? Yeah, myself as well. Today I wanna share some tunes with you to add to your...

GRiZ ~ Nothing like a little unprotected sax

Weekend not here fast enough? Cold weather and short daylight hours got you down? Fret not. I have something to help, and you won't have to wait til the weekend for it. What do...

Monikkr Releases ‘Come Correct’ on Kaleidoscope Records

The New York underground is full of talent. The vast and diverse spectrum it spans can be overwhelming to a new comer at times. Allow me to give you a good place to start...

Behind the scenes at Lost Lands Festival – Getting weird with Funtcase

Hailing from Bournemouth, UK, Funtcase (the man behind the mask, James Hazell), came out to Ohio to throw down at Lost Lands Festival. As stacked as the festival lineup was, this...

Behind the scenes at Lost Lands Festival – Getting weird with Cookie Monsta

Lost Lands Festival was one helluva weekend. During our time there, we were able to sit down and chat with a few artists -  Cookie Monsta being one. Im sure the majority of you...

A BEMF Must: Gorgon City and Green Velvet

Here in New York, you’d be hard pressed to NOT find something to do with your weekend. If you feel you can’t find something, it’s because you’ve turned off your smartphone...

What’s Been Missing Was Found at Lost Lands Festival

The life of a headbanger isn’t easy. A lot of folks from other genres tend to cast a certain light over our beloved heavy bass. Finding well-produced and original material in...

Ghastly’s Coming Back to NYC – Win Tix to See Him at The Function @ Schimanski

From small town Arizona, to big city LA, Ghastly has shown hard work and dedication to get where he is at today. Now with hits such as “We Might Fall” with Matthew Koma and...

VOLAC: From Russia With Love (and by Love, we Mean Bass)

Closing out their Aus & US “No Love Tour”, Russian duo VOLAC came to throw down at BangOn!NYC’s Elements Music & Art Festival. Still relatively new in the US scene...

Inside the head of Bakermat – Elements Fest Interview

Bakermat is the stage and performing name of Dutch DJ & producer Lodewijk Fluttert. Hailing from Markelo in the Netherlands, Lodewijk was one of the first on the wave of deep...

ATLiens ‘Alchemy’ Remix: Dapp vs. Mark The Beast

Filthy. Nasty. Grimy. Disgusting. Raw. Does reading these adjectives put a smile on your face? Good. Then you’re in the right place. If face melting bass is your vice, then...

Who (and What) to see at Elements Music & Arts Festival this Weekend

Are you ready? Can you feel it? It's almost here. Elements Music & Arts Festival presented by BangOn!NYC is only a couple of days away and we’re chomping at the bit to get...

Don’t pour the champagne, let it drip

As a new member of the Deadbeats family, Champagne Drip is certainly curating quite the following. With a diverse background and years of experience, it's no wonder he’s able to...
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