SEARCH FOR: ERICDOA

melatonin – [Zac Greer]

Over the past couple of months, Overcast has become one of my absolute favorite music video production companies. Not only are they making some of the most creative visual to date, but they’re working with some of the most promising, underground, and even certain undiscovered talents that the world needs to know about. While I might’ve gotten into their offerings from hyperpop visuals and their work with artists like ericdoa, midwxst, glaive, and brakence, I have been introduced to multiple other acts such as XIX, lilspirit, koi, and most recently, Zac Greer. Although I have known about Zac ever since I began to watch their visuals, I somehow didn’t realize exactly how unbelievably talented he was until his most recent song “melatonin”. When this track dropped not very long ago at all, I was consumed with not only the upbeat, bouncy instrumental and Zac’s incredible vocals, but I was also captivated by the way he was able to share his story about the hardships of a relationship that fell through his fingers because I think that’s something so many listeners can relate to on a very personal, melancholic level. That’s why, when I found out he was teaming up with …

gloves – [kmoe]

Canadian hyperpop protégé kmoe returns to our pages today for his latest dynamic release, “gloves.” The teenage savant has taken the hyperpop world by storm in creating potent hyperpop bliss and appears to be stepping his sound up by adding grittier elements of electronica that contrast his pitched-up vocals in the absolute best way. kmoe has proven himself to be a rogue agent in the new bubbling world of electronica and his latest release emphasizes that stance with an unwavering conviction. His talent in creating such dense production only pales in comparison when considering his vocal implementation into these records. His new single comes off the heels of his thrilling collaboration with ericdoa and is yet, another tangible example of kmoe’s star-aligned trajectory. Listen to “gloves” by kmoe below.

2267 – [kmoe] ft. [ericdoa]

kmoe is at it again. The Canadian hyper pop prodigy, that has already received co-signs from several hyper-pop vets, returns with his new collaborative single featuring ericdoa, “2267.” The new single, much like his past work, draws on what is becoming his signature: pitched vocals over glitch-pop melodies. Combing an array of styles from Pop, Electronic, and Trap, kmoe is one of many exciting new artists in the hyper pop realm who is paving the way for the youth and their electric sound. Joining kmoe on his new single is fellow hyper pop rising star ericdoa, who provides a lyrically rich verse that tonally contrasts and simultaneously balances out the high pitch melody created by kmoe’s voice and production. The chemistry between these two is clearly undeniable, making the team-up of these two rising hyper pop stars extremely noteworthy. Listen to “2267” by kmoe featuring ericdoa below.

cloak n dagger – [glaive] x [ericdoa]

The dawn of a new era for any sort of scene and/or genre has historically been marked by two or more like-minded artists coming together to cement it in stone. These events are certainly rare, but absolutely fascinating to observe as they occur. But even with that being said, no one can truly emphasize the magnitude of an event like this happening to a genre as all-encompassing as the grander state of pop music as a whole. Believe it or not, that event is beginning to take shape before our very eyes; and who better to fully realize this moment than pop music’s two faces of the future in glaive and ericdoa. These two have fostered a relationship that begins at just being genuine friends by themselves, and ends with the two coming together to shift the paradigm of pop music moving into the future. It is a once-in-a-lifetime type of chemistry, and one that without question should be noted as being as monumental as it is.  Right as these two were placed on the cover of Spotify’s wholly influential hyperpop playlist, they dropped a collaborative single entitled “cloak n dagger” along with an accompanying video. This moment represents a …

Senta – [Twikipedia] x [ericdoa]

The greater online music landscape at this very moment is utterly limitless in its scope of influence. Any and all artists – regardless of their level of prominence – can essentially make whatever kind of music they want, when they want, and still see immense commercial and critical acclaim because of it. This of course allows for a number of different types of content to be carried out by even the most esteemed of creators in today’s age, but one type of outlook that is oft-forgotten amongst its adjacent ones is the act of exploring and flaunting one’s heritage-based influence through their music alone. Because a great deal of today’s Internet-based music is tellingly nation-neutral from a spectacle, it is especially brilliant when an artist can truly call back to their roots in a natural and wholly nuanced manner.  That is exactly what noted pop standouts Twikipedia and ericdoa have come to do with their recent collaborative single entitled “Senta.” The two rising talents have channeled their Latino heritage and pride alike into an absolutely incredible Brazillian funk track that is just as genuine towards the genre it is attempting to embody as it is infused with a modern sensibility …

Shaping the Sound of COA

There is no single album that quite matches the level of influence at a forward-thinking level in the realms of pop music this year than ericdoa’s COA. Being the most prominent instance of this coming paradigm shift for the genre, the all-encompassing impact that this album has as it stands today will ring true for the months and years to come as we enter this brand new era. Of course this status mostly results from the album’s star figure in Eric himself; not a single soul could possibly ignore the masterwork that he put in throughout each and every track without a single miss in sight. His energy was enigmatic; his delivery was entrancing; and his overall musicianship was exuberant and ever-so-perfected as he truly came into his own element as the tried and true pop phenom he was destined to be. But even Eric could only do so much on his end as a singular presence on the mic. The setting that surrounded him – both physically and inside the music as it came to be – played integral roles in crafting what would end up being this impactful and momentous musical experience. Simply put, if Eric was not …

Umru: A Master Of Curation, and Why His Take On “movinglikeazombie” is More Than Just a Remix

As we currently stand today, we have laid witness to what can only be described as pop music’s gradual progression into its most unfounded era yet — an era that has been defined by attitudes and approaches that are just as transfixed with facets of the past as they are with nuanced and forward-thinking attitudes. This surge towards a brand new future has come to fruition due in large part to that very dichotomy as it is, but more so because of the talent that its earliest progenitors showcased while defining those aspects. These now-solidified pop ideals have been and still are in the hands of a variety of camps across the grander music landscape, as this development has resulted in such acts as Dorian Electra, 100 Gecs, and the all-encompassing force of PC Music being the most shining examples of the succeeding sound of mainstream music to come moving towards the future. But with such a blatantly progressive nature infused in this new era’s overall methodology, it is extremely easy to see why developing scenes under this far more widely known cast of influence are springing up so quickly. And perhaps even more impressive is how this near-entirely teenage-based …

Problem – [Delto] x [ericdoa]

One aspect that seems to get lost in the minds of those who are not as accustomed to the rising crop of new-age pop musicians is that they do indeed have quite the telling amount of traditional “pop appeal” in their music despite its progressive tendencies. Acts in this light are simply taking the tried and true stylistics of past eras in the genre and are applying them to these unfounded lanes moving forward — lanes that they themselves are creating in the process. For just about the greatest and most vivid picture of this sentiment in full effect, look no further than the tandem of Delto and ericdoa — two artists who entirely encapsulate the simplest idea of pop music down to its most basic facets, but placed directly in this new and progressing age. While Delto has shined mostly through her remarkably prolific production presence throughout this year, she is beginning to make a name for herself on the mic as well in that exact same light. There is little left to even mention regarding ericdoa’s mark on the pop world in his own right,  considering that he is essentially the spitting image of tomorrow’s superstar talent at …

Secrets – [Midwxst]

One of the most telling signs of prolonged superstardom as a rising act in any given music scene is when that very artist successfully comes through with a full-length project that exemplifies all that they have worked towards leading up to said project in itself. It is a true moment of self-fulfillment — one that practically any iconic artist can say they have experienced at a single point in their career.  Accomplishing that feat is certainly one thing on its own, but we’re talking about something of a different story when that very project exudes nothing else but pure passion and creative integrity as a result of all of this work put in. Not only does this sentiment work to elevate the aforementioned concept, but it also makes the sheer quality of whatever project being discussed that much greater in the process. While it is quite clear that 17-year-old pop prodigy Midwxst infuses this exact sense of passion into literally every single track he comes through with, he has successfully gone above and beyond to achieve all that these previous descriptions have to offer in such graceful fashion with his debut album Secrets.  Over the length of 9 exceptional tracks, …

SLiiDE – [SEBii] x [ericdoa]

Music stands out in such a tellingly unique manner when a perceived sense of chemistry between two or more artists can be identified. Not only is the working relationship on the song itself as strong as ever in the process, but this fact becomes that much more abundantly clear when the given artists build off of each other on the track throughout its entirety — creating an atmosphere only reserved for occasions like these.    In saying this, the bond shared by the 5 individuals who come together on pop music phenom SEBii’s latest single “SLiiDE” is unmatched in its vivid sense of comradery and comfort between each other, as SEBii himself is joined by fellow pop standout ericdoa on the mic here, with the duo’s frequent collaborators Glasear, Kimj, and vvspipes all on production collectively.    The song certainly has an incredibly distinct aura about it as a result of these 5 close friends all joining together to make a resounding and simply momentous experience with their ever-so-apparent talents shining through as they do here. Put simply, each and every individual’s most defining attributes are on their fullest display here, and in the process, a magnificent pop offering comes …