Few if any could have ever predicted that the frozen tundra that is Minnesota — not exactly known as a hotbed of Drum & Bass music making talent — would be home to one of Liquid Funk’s fastest rising stars.
Minneapolis based D&B Producer/DJ Anthony Kasper has set out to totally defy your expectations of beatmakers hailing from the land of 10,000 lakes, having crafted a warm and inexplicably souful rolling sound that has become his hallmark.
Having released several memorable 12″s with Dutch label Fokuz Recordings in recent years, Kasper teams up with the Rotterdam based imprint once again to drop what has quickly become our early favourite for Liquid tune of 2016. It seems we at Sound Advice aren’t alone in our affinity for Kasper‘s latest slice of future syncopated soul:
@KasperDnB love that Suggestions thing man! 👊🏻
— Lenzman (@thelenzman) January 25, 2016
We received an advanced promo copy of “Suggestions” from the good folks at Fokuz several weeks prior, and it instantly caught our collective ears. Unfathomably smoothed out from the jump, Kasper creates an unmistakably jazzy vibe layering with precision a perfect blend of soulful vocals, crisp rolling drum breaks, and deep funky basslines.