Nevaris – Dub Sol (M.O.D. Reloaded)

As an introduction to what to expect from that album, “Dub Sol”, is an excellent, calm and collected blend of grooves and moves, ambience and addiction, brass and bass, analogue and digital, the old and the new, the timeless and the forward-thinking all subsumed into a Dub sound. And with positive endorsement from none other […]

Song Premiere: “Technology” by Loud Apartment

Loud Apartment, even when protesting, come through with a proper and much-welcome dose of sanguinity much needed in today’s society – serving up highly vibrant sonic excellence that expounds the human possibility for expansion and evolution. ‘Technology’ follows suit and, if this is indicative of the goodness found on the rest of this album, that […]

Loud Apartment-New future

“It also revels in some 70’s vibes but puts such a modern spin on things that the music always seems ahead of the curve rather than nostalgic. “Technology” is a gorgeous blend of funk grooves and soulful sounds, breezy brass, and florid flutes, “Blessing” comes on like a slow Santana jam, all Latin-infused rhythms and […]

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey is unlikely brand behind 3D-printed sneakers

Bulleit is having a 3D printer moment.  The whiskey brand has unveiled limited edition sneakers made with the technology as part of a collaboration with Dallas-based street artist Kyle Steed and industrial designers Tangible Creative. Bulleit is on a mission to celebrate those who are pushing the frontier of their craft and share the same pioneering spirit […]

Can 3D printing plug the coronavirus equipment gap?

Tangible Creative, which has 100 3D printers at its warehouse in Newark, New Jersey, has partnered with Brooklyn-based competitor MakerBot and Columbia University to create a coalition called the Covid Makers Response. The group is currently printing roughly 2,000 face shields a day, which volunteers pick up and drop off at the 92nd Street Y in […]

Making Lemonade Out of Supply Chain Disruptions

“I think it’s important to have the case study to show the beautiful aspects that were able to happen with additive manufacturing,” said A.C. “But not contribute to the fantasy of ‘we just made these out of nothing in our kitchen.’ There are many, many moving parts to make this happen.”

PREMIERE: Loud Apartment presents NYC political Funk-Dub fusion on ‘System Breakdown’

NYC-based funk art collective Loud Apartmenthas released their new album, aptly titled ‘System Breakdown’, produced by Bill Laswell and created at Orange Music in West Orange, New Jersey. This is Loud Apartment’s second studio album and the first with the current lineup. Their unique NYC fusion of funk, soul and rock with Latin, reggae, dub and hip hop influences is inspired […]

greenarrowradio interview

misterG of greenarrowradio chats up Nevaris A.C. of Loud Apartment about the new release, System Breakdown featuring/Produced by/Bass Bill Laswell and DJ Logic

Loud Apartment/System Breakdown album review

(Translated from Italian) “During the lockdown last spring, the second Loud Apartment album, “Refuge”, was released, containing the recording of a 2017 concert, played by a group of jazz musicians linked to the downtown scene.  from New York. The latest incarnation of Loud Apartment, born in early 2020, is totally different and sees Nevaris and Bill Laswell flanked by DJ […]

Loud Apartment: System Breakdown

(Translated from Spanish) System Breakdown is, more than a collection of songs, a compilation of emotions of a universal nature in these times in which unemployment and the urge to sustain not a lifestyle, but life itself, forces us to mix in different contexts and project the different needs of human beings by nature.

System Breakdown – Loud Apartment (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

“Enough is Enough gets to the heart of the band’s outlook on this album and on life in general…it is time for a change and it is down to the people on the street to instigate it… a marvellous manifesto put to deft reggae tones and soulful licks. Restless blends hip-hop with funk and beats […]

NEWS: NYC’s Loud Apartment brings funk and dub to the masses

Created by musician and technologist Nevaris A.C., the band’s current lineup includes legendary musician/producer Bill Laswell on bass, turntablist DJ Logic, multi-instrumentalist Peter Apfelbaum (flute/sax), guitarist Will Bernard, drummer Lockatron, and Nevaris (voice, percussion, keyboards). In 2019, Nevaris approached Bill Laswell about working with him and drummer Lockatron on new material. From the first time playing together in the studio […]

Review: ‘Loud Apartment’ ‘System Breakdown’

“The album closes with the 9 minute long Dub Enough, so spark up a fat one sit back and let them slowly nail you to the couch with almost Nyabingi style percussion and shakers for the keyboards to float and explore… this will sound mammoth on a proper loud system as the flute helps you […]

Sleep Deprived Music Review: Loud Apartment

I want to listen to this album while doing something proactive. This music makes me want to get up and change – myself and the surroundings. The revolution has to start somewhere so why not with “System Breakdown?”

Loud Apartment: Review of System Breakdown

[Translated from Italian] The lyrical aspect of the work almost seems to invoke an awakening of consciences and the rebirth of the force of aggregation between human beings, a feeling that over time has been increasingly put aside. Guilty. From an instrumental point of view, that of Loud Apartment is a fresh and energetic kaleidoscopic […]

Get The Funk Out: A candid chat with Nevaris A.C. of Loud Apartment

“The sound is built around the drums, bass and vocals more than anything else. Lockatron, Bill Laswell and I recorded those rhythm and voice tracks first and foremost. All the other tracks were overdubbed on top of that foundation. The extended improvisations are one of my favorite parts of the record and that was about Peter Apfelbaum. DJ Logic and Will […]