Number 3: waffle

There are certain types of music that never seem to grow old for me. Lo-fi hip-hop is one of those genres for me. How anyone could not like simple beats mixed with random chill sounds astounds me. One artist that I’ve been listening to this past week is waffle. Jalen, waffle, is a 17 year-old lo-fi producer based out of Cleveland, Ohio. The amount of catchy beats he creates regularly is nothing short of impressive. Jalen informed me that he doesn’t have an exact strategy for finding inspiration but finds it in everyday life or walking through the gardens near his house.

Logic Pro X and the brilliant SP-404 are his weapons of choice as he hopes to go straight hardware eventually. He samples for almost all his beats if they meet the criteria of “lot of bassline” and “doesn’t get old after 2 minutes of looping”. In five years, Jalen dreams of being on a label putting out music frequently.

waffle‘s suggested artists: gavin, jar jar jr, paysndu, sulu

You can find waffle on soundcloud (listen to “exposition” below) and buy/stream his latest collab. album that came out on bandcamp last month:

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2 thoughts on “Number 3: waffle”

  1. Helllo would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re workkng with?
    I’m looking to start my own blog in the near future but I’m having a hard
    time choosing between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I’m looking
    for something completely unique. P.S My apologies foor being off-topic but I hadd to
    ask!

    1. Hello,

      I actually use WordPress with Velux theme. Most of my pages were just modified template pages. Only a few of them were original and very basic at that. Thanks for thinking they were unique! I would suggest just using an atypical WordPress theme and just mess with it until it looks like your own creation. Good luck!

      -CL

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