Meltycanon credits video games as the reason he started making music; as a child, he replayed them simply to hear the soundtracks.

Today, the Alabama-based producer’s aspirations lie in creating evocative compositions people can get caught up in.

Meltycanon’s ambitions extend far beyond forging new sounds for rappers — he seems to have an appetite for almost all roles that a musician can play, experimenting both with his own voice and with the multi-instrumentalist skill set that he developed as a pre-teen.