Parallel – Pretorian-native and independent bedroom producer, ADAMIGS’s sound leans toward a more progressive trance-eclectic Afro-house feel. He manages to capture elements of broken beat and lounge subgenres which are definitive of the local house scene. Listening to his Soundcloud, one would naturally parallel his work to tribal/Afro-electro house giants such as Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and DaCapo (whom he reveres as his influences and heroes); characterised by a gradual build-up of layered elements usually coupled by remixed vocals. Thus far, ADAMIGS is yet to release a full body of work.
He also draws inspiration from Skrillex, Diplo, Noisia, Enoo Napa, Kojo Akusa, Enawadan, Problem Child Ten83, Little Dragon, Daft Punk, Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Gorillaz, Tokimonsta, Flume and Disclosure et al.
Précis – Personal rotation pick would have to be ADAMIGS’ Interstellar Remix of Problem Child Ten83’s Clubbing on Mars. Albeit lengthy, the original gets a spacey, multi-layered, dynamic treatment with electro atmospheric qualities harmoniously grounded by a distinct Afro rhythm. The sound is also reminiscent of Da Capo’s unique approach at bass beats, which is a plus. His rendition of Adrian Lux’s Teenage Crime evokes an ancestral tribal progressive vibe; persistent rhythm, more minimal in comparison, definite head bobber. Significance, an original track, has a relatively relaxed feel in both emotion and execution with a broken beat interlude which I begged could’ve persisted a bit longer and a decent bass line.
Although a house DJ/Producer, Adamigs is keen on exploring other genres as his experimental persona D’Angelo; his remix of Jhene Aiko’s the Worst showcases his jab at versatility; relatively chill, very lounge, entirely beatless, the melody carries its own, which warrants respect. Execution could’ve been a tad refined and smoother, harmonies (vocals and accompanying elements) more aligned, but otherwise a decent listen.
Vibe – A listen of his collection conjures relaxed, atmospheric deep house 12am vibes which may not necessarily require rigorous dancing. If you’re looking for laidback, ambient settings with friends, a light chisanyama, lounge vibes, less intense, I would recommend ADAMIGS.
Although his musical evolution has just begun, the disciplined and passionate budding producer aspires to great heights. You can catch ADAMIGS on his Soundcloud, Twitter and Instagram: