I first came across Darcy Baylis at Strawberry Fields 2013 when he went by the name Namine. I was actually resting in the tea tent area, when I began to notice that whoever was DJ’ing, had an interesting ear for new tunes and before I knew it, I found myself on the dance floor.
Fast forward almost two years and Darcy Baylis now just goes by his own name. Despite being around the Melbourne scene for a few years, he’s still a relatively young producer. He recently received a Track Of The Day post for ‘Variations Of Memory‘ off his new Envelopes EP and judging by how seriously he takes his craft, we don’t expect it to be the last time he makes an appearance around here.
“These songs have almost nothing in common aside from that fact that they have all come out within the last few months and have heavily sound-tracked my life since. I hope you enjoy.” – Darcy Baylis.
1. Empress of – ‘Standard’
“This album shows of a level of virtuosity not because of the pure innovation of its forward-thinking production techniques, but for the way that Lorely Rodriguez doesn’t let these heady, “challenging” instrumentals detract from the unwavering sincerity of her unique brand of 21st century pop music. This is my favourite song from this album but I say that about every track of hers.”