If you’re wondering what listening to hip-hop and funk can do to a young Slovenian, then dive into the sultry electro beats of Denis Jasarevic, better known as Gramatik. With his most recent album's release—entitled Coffee Shop Selection—Jasarevic gives listeners a taste of golden oldies mixed with fresh live instruments and popping breaks. (Stream it below or download the whole thing here for free.) His animated melodies transpire with strong, soulful intent and each track will loosen your hips before tickling your funk bones. Jasarevic’s continued commitment of delivering free music to his fans has created a devoted following that leaves little reason why you shouldn’t drink the electric Kool-Aid.
During his break between performing dual weekends at Coachella, Gramatik will grace the Roseland Theater on Thursday, April 16 as part of the Soul’d Out Music Festival. If you are the type who likes to dip low to the ground and make your booty gyrate, now’s your chance Portland.