BYSON – konbini

Orlando’s BYSON takes us shopping in Japan with konbini. We featured BYSON a few months ago with his album, refresh, and now he is back with something new. “konbini” is a collection of Japanese-themed beats. The tape opens with sounds of supermarket shuffling and meanders into a piano-drum loop. The rest is a journey through Japan’s array of sounds and genres. I find myself swaying…

BYSON – refresh

Orlando producer BYSON and his 2017 tape “refresh” is the subject of our affections. BYSON’s refresh has a definite underground Japanese vibe; heavy on the low end with a Far East sample palette. The beats are simple in arrangement but knock hard even at their most relaxing points. Production-wise, the album was made using both older and newer hardware: MPC Live, SP-404SX, and SP-303 were…