A chorus of horns and a deliberate drum beat make the backbone of this song with pulsing synthesizers and siren samples creating a harmonic ambiance that is layered and spooky. The mix of video game-esque sounds, live drums, and booming horn samples are all part of Beats Antique’s unmatched formula of world music influence with the dancey excitement of a DJ.
They describe their group as “built of brass bands and glitch, string quartets and dubstep” under the canopy of live electronica and world roots music, how’s that for genre-defying? Cat Skillz is the first track on their latest release, “Elektrafone.”Beats Antique – Cat Skillz by Madison House
Meghan Bender | Senior Writer