What could possibly be a better name than “Thicc Boy” for an artist handcrafting some of the densest wubs in all the underground right now?
Spearheaded by the St. Louis native turned Dallas, Texas resident Connor Eldridge, this project aims to dominate the airwaves with a trademarked brand of delectable undulations that tickle the ear canals to listeners’ sheer delight.
When asked about the origins of the Thicc Boy brand, he responded “The Thicc Boy project started about a year and a half ago almost immediately after I was introduced to EDM music. I’ve been producing for about 3 years and was making hip hop prior to going to my first festival and falling in love with dubstep. I spent time trying to produce heavy stuff and finally found my niche in weird bass music. I feel like I’ve just recently come into the sound that I want to carry through this project and I think this is only the beginning of my project!”
With just reaching level 1 on SoundCloud, this swiftly rising artist is poised and ready to carve out a hefty sonic niche for himself and his already impressive sound. Taking the next step in his career to solidify his stake in the attention of the bass music ecosystem as a whole, he’s whipped-up the Ghost Ship EP, out on Headbang Society, and we’ve had the great pleasure of premiering ‘Oop’, a collaboration with fellow bass connoisseur Yewz, right here on Obskure.
Opening with forewarning bass lines that sternly warn you that you’re in for one bumpy ride, ‘Oop’ wastes no time setting an overall tone of energetic, inquisitive doom. An enthusiastic romp through a bassy, wubby smorgasbord of delectable audible delights, this piece flexes sound systems in all the right ways. Thick, heavy, and thoroughly goosebump-inducing, listeners will be left floored by the sheer magnitude and depth of this track, undeniable prowess readily palpable and easily observed. With sound design that’s quite reminiscent of an excessively angry zipper, fans might never quite look at pants the same way. Closing things out proper with an even swampier final drop, listeners will be left fiercely yearning for more.
Talking about Ghost Ship, Eldridge stated “To me, this EP is a new beginning for the Thicc Boy project. I look at Ghost Ship as sort of a maiden voyage showcasing where I’ve come from production-wise and a jumping-off point for where I will continue to journey and grow with my sound and project.” His two biggest goals for the coming years are performing at his first festival, and working up to releasing on the head extraterrestrial Liquid Stranger’s Wakaan label. Combining big dreams with big sound, this is one artist that you want to keep close on your radar for the foreseeable future.
If you’re already fiending for more of the grandiose chunkiness that is Thicc Boy, keep a keen eye out for the full release of Ghost Ship this Friday. For now though, enjoy the calculated carnage that is ‘Oop’ for yourself below!
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