Garret Meyer, a.k.a. Atifakts, resembles a shaky machine when it comes to producing chilled-out vibes, in that all of his lush soundscapes deliver in consistency while always providing a new interesting element to explore. While he can sometimes be considered a hip-hop producer, with strong underlying beats that push from start to finish, his lacing is what makes for a lasting impression. Maybe his knack for producing solid melodies can be credited to the milk in his home state of Wisconsin?
One thing is for certain: Meyer never looses sight of infusing his music with a sense of funk through mixing hip-hop beats with soul. For his newest gem, "Hang Tight", he takes listeners on an escape through a relaxed electric guitar riff that is layered with just the right amount of electronics, where warm textures range from a horn jive to a heavier pulsing synth section.
Whatever way Artifakts' collection of songs are listened to, the best experience comes from allowing oneself to get lost in his chill hop vibes.