In the current state of electronic music, the names Jauz and Ghastly are moving away from "up and coming" and leaning toward "overtaking the industry". The two names are now an obvious staple in the Los Angeles bass scene, as both artists continue to develop an innovative sound to inspire kids on a global scale. Following up their "Miami Connection" collaboration released back in 2014, the producers have unveiled "Ghosts N' Sharks", an important work in highlighting both artists' progression and growth in their spurt of success. Since that time, both producers have expanded their fan base exponentially and have graced the stages of huge festivals including Ultra and Coachella.
"Ghosts N' Sharks" comes out strong as both a cultural nod to today's electronic scene and a track to slay the festival grounds this summer. Referencing the notorious and legendary deadmau5 2009 classic "Ghosts N Stuff", the work seems to encapsulate recent trends in electronic music history. The introduction begins with a electrifying lead synth and melody reminiscent of the track's original tribute. The duo cleverly insert their identities within the track with Ghastly's "Crank It" and Jauz's "Feel the Volume" vocal slips. The scurrying bass synths weave in and out the initial melody, creating a kinetic flow. The track is concluded with an explosive drop that perfectly blend hollow bass-house synths to the gritty dubiness present in both artists sound.
Not only does this track automatically sell itself as an insane festival banger, but it also highlights a major milestone for both artists. Beginning as underdogs in the scene, the track is a homage to the beginnings of their career, as well as a celebration of recent accomplishment. If anything, the "Ghosts N Sharks" collaboration is proof of the validity in Jauz and Ghastly's grind to leading the forefront as game-changers in the electronic world.