Essential Listening The word ‘naive’ comes from the Latin ‘nativus’, meaning native, or natural. Today, to be naive is often seen as pejorative, a lack of experience or judgement, but in the art world the word retained some of its original meaning: a quality acquired
Leaving Records Presents Swarvy’s “Elderberry” comes crunchy and warm from the jazzy and soulsonic EP
Leaving Records presents a crispy EP for the neo beat-scene of 2016 “Lyon is a long-awaited syrupy EP invention from potent electro-funk producer Devonwho.
Essential Listening Better late than never… Doc Illingsworth has been cranking out heat in Detroit for years now.
Essential Listening Check out the insightful interview between Lefto and Samiyam, where he discusses his latest project, “Animals Have Feelings, Action Bronson, Alchemist, Earl Sweatshirt, gear and more… interview begins at 24:59.
URBNET Presents: Budamunk & ill Sugi – “Spirit of the Golden Era.” The 90s were, in many ways, the golden era of HipHop music—a time when its expression was still pure and raw. BudaMunk is one of the rightful heirs to that golden era, and
Monthly Mixes Versatility and differentiation have always been keywords to the Tangram label and are again defining this in a new series of mixes they’ll be dropping on a monthly basis. Expect the unexpected and get a taste of some true Tangram flavor. Related Articles:
Disclaimer: fanboys not allowed Words by sodalitesays… Firstly I’d like to say F*@#dat…Beatsters Herrmutt Lobby teamed up with Lord Rao aaand Cupp Cave!!! Are you ready???
Pragmatic Theory + Raw Data = Raw Theory RAW THEORY corresponds with the inevitable, if not pre-destined, phenomena in which two avant-garde beat movements collide with one another.
Essential Listening Oddisee is also ready to unveil his 2016 plan which includes a new instrumental album in May, a tour with his band Good Compny from May through July, and the heavily anticipated follow up to “The Good Fight,”an all new solo album in
The Green Lama Strikes… Fat Beats Records is proud to present “Baker’s Dozen”, an exclusive vinyl series that shines a light on the best minds of instrumental hiphop, ambient, and electronic music. Each installment gives one artist carte blanche to capture their signature sound.
New Artist/Essential Listening Welcome to “Burnout,” the debut LP by Los Angeles based producer Sleepy Eyes. Self described as a beat baker, Sleepy Eyes has this beautiful ability of cooking tracks with the simplest ingredients.
Alpha Pup Presents: Brimming with offbeat beauty, Elusive’s new album “Textures” features a unique electronic warmth that is created with an infinity of unusual sounds. Dissected vocals and the crackle of lo-fi static permeate the release with layers of soul, a showcase for Elusive’s artful,
Various Artists Radio Juicy proudly presents The Smoking Section Vol.1 their new various artists project for 2016. The project depicts a taste of today’s beat scene over the world seen through the eyes of Radio Juicy’s artists.
Essential Listening “Lullabies For The Broken Brain” is an odd instrumental project from Detroit producer Quelle Chris (Danny Brown. Sean P, Jean Grae, Stacey Adams). While most have come to know Quelle’s production for its oinky doink, ear gagging, smooth jazz, Lullabies reveals another aspect