Besides the occasional lab experiment, you typically won't find anything interesting in science class unless you want to grow up to be—well—a scientist. But when Zach Montoya and Brayden James found each other, it was instant chemistry.
Connecting over a shared interest in music production, the duo launched their collaborative syence moniker after meeting in a college science class. Like the molecules and ions they studied, they formed a strong bond, eventually concocting their most potent compound yet: a five-track EP called bass pop.
bass pop is not only a breakthrough for the duo, but also a showcase of a new genre, the EP's namesake. Its goal is to encapsulate a new sound "that many may have never heard before," according to syence. The five-track record, which officially hit streaming platforms today, marries the lovelorn pop stylings of Lauv with the melodic bass of Gryffin.
In celebration of the release of their biggest project to date, syence caught up with EDM.com to discuss the storyline of the record and the future of its eponymous genre.