“Your tastes naturally change, and I think you hear changes in the music as well from our first EP to this current EP — definitely because
The upcoming release — mastered, mixed, and coproduced by Afrobeta’s
For Johnny, collaborating with
Johnny explains that it’s really hard not to sound repetitive given how music tends to recycle itself, especially electronic music.
“You might hear some guitars that sound like Phoenix or vocoders that sound like Daft Punk, house beats that sound like Deadmau5, a saxophone that sounds like Sade and you mix those things together and it comes out to be Eons. I can’t really put a label to describe what sound that is, but whatever it is, it’s us, and we’re going to keep doing what we do and own it,” says Johnny.
For both Johnny D. and Matt G., electronic music is so much more than just EDM and trap music with “crappy lyrics.”
“The message that we’re trying to put out unto the world with this release is that this is what we do. This is who we are," Johnny says. "The songs themselves, I believe, are a good representation of the band and also a good representation of
“It’s been a while since we played — about over six months — so we’re very excited, and we’re looking forward to seeing some familiar and new faces.”
Serene Machine Release Party with Eons, Ray Milian, and Joshy Josh. 10 p.m. Saturday, August 8, at the Annex, 44 NE 29th St., Miami; 305-423-9969; theannexwynwood.com. Admission is free.