Over time, Red Bull music has created a bunch of really cool videos, collaborations, and many other things. Once again, they’re back at it with a new series entitled H∆SHTAG$, an informative video series that depicts and helps you understand some of the new sub-genres in the current music scene, as well as how the internet influences not only the way music is consumed – but also the way music is discussed, and most importantly, the way music sounds.
“Can you imagine suburban white girls putting on make up to this getting ready to go out, No? Then it doesn’t get played”
–How To Dress Well‘s take on the current mainstream R&b scene
Episode 1 of H∆SHTAG$ was called Don’t Call It #AltRnB and features appearances by [former] half of The Weeknd Jeremy ‘Zodiac’ Rose, How To Dress Well, Miguel, Rochelle Jordan, KLSH, BadBadNotGood, and more speaking about their upcoming genre of alternative R&b / hipster R&b / indie R&b (so many different names). Watch the video below to get a little more acquainted with one of the newer sub-genres in music today;
“The internet has basically just given us contacts”
Episode 2 future of H∆SHTAG$ was called Don’t Call It #PostDubstep and has Mount Kimbie, Praveen Sharma & Machinedrum of Sepalcure, Deadboy, and lastly Jet Jam members Bondax speaking about one of the music industries quickest rising sub-genres. Future garage, trapwave, down tempo, and of course the most over used name drop, post dubstep. Call it whatever you want, we dig it here at skoodmusic. Check out what the producers had to say about their music, the importance of Soundcloud & Boiler Room sets, and much more in the video below;