Complex Shadow, also known as Dimos Kallay, the Greek rapper and founding member of the ATH Kids collective, released his anticipated sophomore album on Monday. Unharmed pairs the annunciated, brazen delivery and blown-out bass-heavy trap beats that have become signature to the collective with layers of searing guitar riffs which reappear on multiple tracks–– sonically invoking Athens’ perennially gothic energy. In January, we spoke to the founder of ATH Kids, Kareem Kalokoh, on his aspirations for the collective, and for the city they all call home. Read the interview 💯💯💯
“I bought myself a crate of Mars milkshakes, because that’s what I drink when I work, and locked myself away in the studio. I really got to work. Tune after tune after tune. I’d say I’ve got more than 100 deep house tunes ready. I can’t wait to launch them into the world.”
Galvanized by the widely publicized surprise drop of EDM bangerDon’t Doubt ur Vibe earlier this year, Elon Musk is at it again. The SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO was reportedly inspired to make more music after a Coachella set by Disclosure and an ensuing rabbit-hole YouTube all-nighter.