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broke – [cultgabe]

Not too long ago, I was put onto San Diego-native cultgabe’s song “Heathrow”, and although this was my first taste of his music, I immediately knew he was going to do some great things throughout his career. Although he’s still relatively new to the music scene, music itself isn’t a new concept to him considering he recorded his first verse at the youthful age of 8 on his cousin’s laptop, and the rest has been history ever since. He just seems like the type of artist who knew what he wanted from a very young age, and even if he couldn’t turn many heads back then, he had this dream and a desire to change the world of music at some point in time, and that time is now. At the age of 22, gabe is finally starting to see his dreams come to fruition, and that is true with the release of his most recent EP nowherefast which boasts 6 songs and clocks in at just over 20 minutes long. This project gives you the perfect taste of some of the many skills he possesses while also leaving you with a desire for more, but I can say with …

Heathrow (Somebody Else) – [cultgabe]

Although I see new artists pop up in front of my very eyes every single day, there are a few ways I can go about filtering through the overflow and finding the artists that I really vibe with. It definitely helps a lot when music-minded individuals in the industry point out up-and-coming artists and considering they’re people who have the keenest eye for talent, I have no choice but to listen up and I am literally almost never disappointed. Just the other day, cultgabe was put on my radar, and I’m so glad he was because he’s making some incredible music while also making a case for why San Diego needs to be more on the music map than it is. I still have much to catch up on in terms of his career and the moves he has made thus far, but I heard his latest song “Heathrow (Somebody Else)”, and I couldn’t resist writing about it. The beat introduces us to some sliding synths and crisp percussion that all seem to contain some sort of drowned-out filter before more traditional drums enter into the scene and truly pick up the overall enthusiasm of the record. When the beat …