32.9 C

6 Essential TRIKK Tracks


Why the Vivo X50 is the best camera phone south of ₹40,000

When I tested the Vivo X50 Pro I was in for a shocking surprise. Its camera blew away every phone I had...

Experimental act Hautewulf unveils debut EP “Addicted”

Delhi-based electronic music artist Mohan Kumar who goes by the moniker Hautewulf released his debut EP Addicted. The 3...

Review: Take note, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is big, powerful & Samsung’s best phone to date

Samsung makes tons of phones every year and largely for the last decade has remained the premier manufacturer of smartphones across the...

Why the Vivo X50 Pro is the new master of low-light photography

Usually, one expects the likes of Google, Apple and Samsung to dominate the conversation around smartphone photography. After all, these three companies...
Rohith Bhaskar
An unapologetic gamer at heart and a writer by profession, Rohith is best suited to enjoy a hot cuppa in bed and avoids any strenuous physical activities.

Hailing from Portugal, TRIKK’s music is a little tough to describe. The beats pulsate at a steady rhythm while small melodies appear and disappear amidst a wash of synths and other percussions. His music is cinematic with aural soundscapes eliciting melancholy, dread and beauty in equal measures.  

Do you see why I said it’s tough to tell you what his music is like? 

The best way to introduce TRIKK is through his music, speaking of which here are six tracks that you must listen to. 

Vilara: Like most TRIKK tracks, Vilara starts with the beat. You are eased into the track with a slow plodding rhythm accompanied by an almost bouncy synth line. Pay attention and you will notice another small synth line building up in the background. Eventually, we are greeted by some percussion hits that build into the song’s dark and moody melody line. 

Proto-Rhyt – Black Version: Another mood piece, Proto-Rhyt feels like being stuck in a chase scene in a film. This high-energy track uses every “Trikk” in the book from pulsating synths to dark almost industrial beats and eerie keyboard stabs. 

Devila: Beautiful melodies interlock over a steady beat and an uptempo bassline to create a high-energy groove starter with a hook that will burrow its way in your head. 

Kunu: A track with an invasive tribal rhythm set to flowing synth lines and a bouncy main melody that feels like it resides right on the edges of the groove’s pocket. The main tribal rhythms build into the song’s eerie synth hook. 

Concerto: A new track off the 2019 Facas EP, Concerto plays to all of Trikk’s strengths. It’s got a steady beat, moody soundscapes and almost cinematic keyboard washes that hold it together. His trademark bouncy melody lines are here too, so is his ability to craft memorable hooks. 

Marazul: This track fakes you out with a simplistic beat at the start before it builds and slowly plays its cards. The beat is joined by some percussion and bass not long after, then the main hook reveals itself. This might be one of the best hooks in his catalogue and that’s saying a lot. 

More articles


Latest article

Kang the Conqueror is coming!

The rumour mills are up and running for the next Ant-man movie. Jonathan Majors has reportedly been cast as a villain, and...

New iPads, Apple Watch and services: Apple’s September event roundup

Apple virtually launched a bevvy of products from the company’s iconic headquarters in Cupertino. Keeping the new iPhone 12 for a later...

Apple “Time Flies” product launch music playlist

There is no doubt that Apple always kills with its music selection - be it for products or keynotes. It always leans...

This is the way – first thoughts on The Mandalorian season 2

Lucasfilm and Disney just dropped the trailer for season 2 of The Mandalorian, and I can’t keep calm. I’m easily excited about...

Delhi-based producer Iam ALBOE to Broadcast A Special Live Set With SkillBox

‘Heck yeah, We’ll be Groovin’: It’s IamALBOE, Live From his Studio.  Vedant Chandra aka Iam ALBOE is a Delhi-based...