DOING GOOD WITH GOOD MUSIC.
Gravitas is record label and creative collective that serves as a platform for international artists to showcase their work. Founded in Austin, Texas by Jesse Brede, our mission is to bring people together through music and raise money and awareness for causes we believe in.WATCH THE VIDEO
SOME MILESTONES OF OUR JOURNEY.
LAUNCH OF GRAVITAS
GRAVITAS DISCOVERS CLOZEE
DEFCON and EFF
Psymbionic – One Thing feat. Cristina Soto
PIVOTAL AGENCY is Born
Illenium, Said The Sky, & Cristina Soto – Painted White
Let me see your INNER G!
CloZee is in complete HARMONY!
BASKing in it with Edamame
CloZee’s first album, EVASION
Savej’s Solstice with TAS visuals
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12 emerging artists you need to hear: December 2022
Melbourne’s John Chamberlain melds the best of glitch-hop, hip-hop, and experimental bass into one “berserk” sound. Though he started playing piano at just six years old, 2017 marked the Aussie producer’s deep dive into electronic territory, wherein he joined the Adapted Records family and played at major festivals across his home continent.Read More
Every90Minutes and Gravitas Recordings Want To Beat ALS With Music
With sixteen tracks ranging from the likes of Machinedrum, to Bassnectar, Richie Hawtin, BT and Tritonal, Beat ALS Vol.1 is looking to raise awareness and money through a carefully curated selection of tunes, many of which Smith tells us “have very personal and touching stories behind them, and are completely original for the compilation.” According to Jay, acquring this much stellar music was easier that he thought and after emails to friends within the industry he had countless people who wanted to help. He also credited Gravitas label figures Jesse Brede and John Burcham (also known as bass producer Psymbionic) for “pouring their heart and soul into this project.”Read More
12 emerging artists you need to hear this July 2022
Let’s set the record straight — there’s nothing little about Lil Fish. Since releasing his debut LP ‘Fusion’ back in 2016, the French producer has pushed the boundaries of bass music big time, with bold productions that integrate elements of trip-hop, dubstep, jungle, hip-hop, and the occasional Bollywood sitar. That last feature encapsulates what Lil Fish does best, as there’s no denying his ability to pair fresh global accents with low rumbling vibrations, and always with propulsive results. His new ‘Wild’ EP arrived via Gravitas Recordings in May, and it’s as adventurous as the title implies. Atmospheric and packed with ethereal strings and ecstatic chants, the six-track collection also boasts an invigorating bit of bounce. Listen to the second cut, ‘Arawana’, and be transported to a primal place where dancing is an involuntary and joyous response. Such qualities are common in the music Lil Fish listens to on his own time. He counts himself inspired by names like Amon Tobin, Flying Lotus and Boards Of Canada, and we won’t be surprised when Lil Fish in turn lends influence to the next generation of bass beat-makers. Megan VenzinRead More
12 emerging artists you need to hear: September 2022
Hailing from southeast Louisiana, world bass producer Savej spent a good portion of his life nestled between swamplands and the musical city of New Orleans. As such, he always felt a deep connection to nature and art, something that later led him to study guitar, as well as plant medicine and neurochemistry in his teenage years. At the heart of his mind-bending works, which integrate elements of hip-hop, heavy vibration, and ethereal strings, is a keen desire to forge bonds between the ancient world and modern cultures. Earlier this summer, he released ‘Ka’ via the Austin-based imprint Gravitas Recordings, and it does the trick. “‘Ka’ is intended to be a groovy, mystical journey of remembrance of the ancient celebration of life,” Savej explains of the immersive cut. “Crafting a certain sacred vibe and combining it with ecstatic and danceable rhythms serves as a bridge for people to enter a special state of consciousness on the dancefloor, as they move what is essentially a linguistic pattern of sound through their bodies and remember our primal connectedness.” In other words, it cuts to the core of our basic essence with a progression that’s complex, wonky, and a little weird — just like humans, come to think of it. Megan VenzinRead More