Channel Tres Says ‘i can’t go outside’ with Latest Mixtape

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Channel Tres continues his hot streak by delivering a one-of-a-kind mixtape infused with house and hip-hop, i can’t go outside.


After breaking onto the scene and delivering numerous anthems including “Controller” and “Top Down,” Channel Tres has become impossible to ignore. Successfully bridging the gap between hip-hop and deep house, he’s carved out a niche for himself that has turned the heads of tastemakers and dance music lovers alike. Now, after releasing collaborations with the likes of Disclosure and SG Lewis, Channel Tres is once again ready to level up with his latest mixtape, i can’t go outside.

The mixtape opens with a direct exploration of that journey as its title track takes listeners into Channel’s mind as he navigates this challenging time. “2000 Chevy Malibu” carries us to days of Channel’s past as he describes growing up in Compton and finally savoring the freedom of cruising in his very first car. It’s perfect for those slow drives with friends in the back and the bass turned up. “Skate Depot” arrives soon after and is a solid example of the Channel Tres we’ve come to know and love. His hypnotic kick-snare rhythm layered under a magnetic and warm vocal hook will have you skating around the room in no time at all.

While this mixtape lays down an immaculate vibe from top to bottom, Tyler The Creator blesses i cant go outside on the instant favorite “Fuego.” This track is exactly that as Channel Tres lays down a sexy-smooth beat that’s perfect for those stoney sunset vibes. Simultaneously pairing his original vocals with a resonant plucking bass line, crispy snares polish off this beat before Tyler’s instantly recognizable verses elevate “Fuego” to true god-tier collaboration. 

Also gracing this velvet-clad mixtape is the sensational Tinashe on “take your time.” The track brings a low-light-lounge vibe delivering polished piano riffs, and Tinashe’s angelic voice transports us to Cloud 9 on the Channel Tres airwaves. He then closes out the release with “unfinished business,” carrying listeners to the finish line with fantastic vocals and a chilled-out beat that will have anyone grooving away.

Using his time in quarantine to dive deep into the sound that made him who he is today, i can’t go outside highlights a matured Channel Tres sound that’s beyond ready for the spotlight. Riding this release into the new year, it’s clear now more than ever that he’ll be a dominant force in club culture and festival lineups for some time to come.

Don’t sleep on Channel Tres if you’re looking for some fresh beats. i cant go outside is available now on all major streaming platforms, listen and let us know what you think in the comments below. 

Stream Channel Tres – i cant go outside on Spotify:


Channel Tres – i cant go outside – Tracklist:

  1. i cant go outside – intro
  2. 2000 Chevy Malibu
  3. skate depot
  4. broke down kid interlude
  5. fuego (feat. Tyler The Creator)
  6. take your time (feat. Tinashe)
  7. unfinished business
Channel Tres i cant go outside

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It was a decade ago that Logan Garrison, better known as DJ Lo_G, first took the stage to spin sets for crowds in the snowy towns of Lake Tahoe and Aspen. Originally spinning sounds in the realm of glitch and bass music, he began to develop a passion for all things house as he returned to his hometown and hasn’t looked back since. Over the years, DJ Lo_G has become a fixture in the Aspen nightlife scene as he has found a home at Belly Up and regularly warms up the stage for some of dance music’s biggest artists like The Chainsmokers, Chris Lake, Slow Magic, Nora En Pure, and most recently ZHU. Joining the EDM Identity team back in 2018, he’s dug even deeper into dance music and the festival scene. Whether he’s covering events like Mysteryland and shows in Aspen, interviewing artists like Hannah Wants, and reviewing fresh releases, his passion for the entire community shines throughout.

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