The Denver-based producer known as Toy Box (real name Carter Matthews) is here with his latest release, "Baby Squanch." Matthews is known for taking listeners on a melodic journey with more future bass-inclined tracks but today, he decided to switch things up and throw in more bass. Though he's killed it in the past with a more folky sound, it's exciting to see him step out of his element. "Baby Squanch" is out now via EDM.com's partner label, Indie Select.
Of the single, Matthew said:
"This was the result of trying to blend melodic and dubstep styles together. I rarely try to make a bass banger so it took longer than I expected to create. I’m happy with how it turned out because it’s fun to play out, but doesn’t sound like your usual dubstep."
The track opens with some ambient sounds typical to his traditional releases. He delivers angelic-sounding synths that beautifully lay down an almost theremin-like sound. As the song progresses we get introduced to the gurgling bass that completely switches speed from the first half of the track. It's a great melding of genres.
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Matthews has been working hard throughout the years branding himself in the Denver market. He's known for his work with the mandolin, an instrument not heard often in electronic music. That harmonization of folk and bass has garnered the attention of acts such as Seven Lions, and fellow Denver natives, Said The Sky and Illenium. He is currently signed with Feyline Management.
"Baby Squanch" by Toy Box is out now. Stream or download it across platforms here.