PREMIERE | Minnesota Gets Experimental On Wild New Bass Single "Final Frontier"

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TSIS favorite Minnesota has been making big moves this year. He’s already dropped a stacked experimental EP titled Curio, delivered a wonky original track “Snake Charmer” and founded his very own record label called Outer Realms. His production chops are undeniable, whether he’s dropping trap-influenced tracks like “Dark Crystal” or DnB flips of his own hit “HiLow”. However Minnesota is always at his best dropping bass music and we’re excited to premier his newest track “Final Frontier” out now on Outer Realms. 

Avid bass music fans may recognize “Final Frontier” from countless DJ sets this festival season. The track has been thoroughly rinsed due to its high-energy buildup that collapses into a pounding bass drop. Between the drops listeners are transported to a soundscape from outer space, echoing the space bass vibes on “HiLow”. Minnesota successfully pushes the boundaries of bass music with this one, and hopefully other producers will follow him to the “Final Frontier”. Enjoy!

Minnesota - Final Frontier

PREMIERE | Minnesota Shares Eastern-Influenced Experimental Bass Banger “Snake Charmer”

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Whenever TSIS favorite Minnesota pops up on our radar, we know we’re in for a treat. Still riding the success of his recently released Curio EP, today we’re excited to have the pleasure of sharing a brand new premiere of the Berkeley-based producer’s new track, “Snake Charmer,” which comes with the exciting news that he's launching his own label. 

If you’ve caught a Minnesota set recently, you know just how hard this new single goes live. Characterized by warbling flutes, eerie chanted melodies, gritty, pulsing synths and powerful, non-traditional percussion, Minnesota continues to prove how versatile his production really is with this Egyptian-inspired bass filled banger. And if new music wasn’t enough, Minnesota has announced that with this latest release, he’s launched his very own label, Outer Realms. Check out “Snake Charmer” below and make sure to keep an eye out for new releases to drop on Outer Realms. Enjoy!

Minnesota - Snake Charmer 

Minnesota Delivers Bass-Heavy, Experimental New 5-Track ’Curio’ EP

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For over seven years, Christian Bauhofer, aka Minnesota has been solidifying himself as an absolute powerhouse bass-music producer. Having continued to grow and evolve his sound throughout five EP’s and numerous standalone singles, today the Berkeley-based producer has released his brand new, full length Curio EP.

Characterized in its entirety by deep, distorted bass, snappy percussion, lush synth sweeps and highly detailed sound design, this latest offering is sounding like some of Minnesota’s most cohesive and cinematic work to date. Starting off slow with some lighthearted bells and an obscure vocal sample explaining the death of a star, Minnesota sets the tone for the EP via the juxtaposition of powerful bass drops, slow melodic transitions and vibrant, percussive breaks on the EP’s intro track “Edge”. 

Throughout the following four tracks, listeners are taken on a sonic journey through space and time with the never before heard, drum-centric single “Technique” as well as the return of previously released single “Dark Crystal” and a DnB VIP version of “HiLow”. Although Minnesota’s unique sound has come quite a long way from its original characteristics, his current hard-hitting production style has already solidified him performances at numerous upcoming spring and summer festivals. Check out Minnesota’s Curio EP below and enjoy!

Minnesotra - Curio

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