The DMV is shining bright once again. Drew Dave is the latest sound creator to rise from the Washington, DC area. His new instrumental effort SynthBASED is now available via Mello Music Group.
“SynthBASED is a concept album. It’s a soul, kind of jazzy, with some electronic elements, kind of album, with the common denominator being that every single track utilizes a synth bass. The synth saw bass to be specific,” states Dave. “The title derives from that, with the ‘Based’ just being a play on “bass” and Lil B’s ‘Based God’ ideology.”
The production wizard’s earlier work appeared on projects by fellow DMV representative yU of Diamond District. But this 14-track project is a new direction for Dave.
“For me, this album has really been the first honest attempt, and definitely the beginning, of me really stepping outside of solely sampling,” Dave explains. “I played with melodies and incorporated live…
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