It won’t be fair not to show love to the cats that work behind the boards. Cats whose soundscapes help push hip-hop to loft heights. So in the same vein, this weekly list sheds light on budding and even established producers who continue to push the envelope for the culture. So sit back relax and get familiar with these producers.
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benhurzz – drift!.
TWIB stalwart Benhurzz kicks off this week’s instrumental list with a smooth, dreamy beat he calls “Drift!”. Blending chill-hop, bossa nova-esque keys, and video game sounds. The beat is pretty dynamic a sit switches every now and turn and reminds me of the 90s video games we used to play. Hit the play button and reminisce alongside him.
MVMNT – Fade
“Fade” by producer MVMNT is a mellow, solemn beat that would make the listener think. He blends gloomy textures and nostalgic chord progressions over a smooth drum beat. Hit the play button and get familiar.
Will Hinson – patterns.
22-year-old producer from Gainesville, Florida, Will Hinson shows us what makes him tick on new song “Patterns”. The guitar riffs and cinematic textures sure invoke some sort of reflective feeling once you hit the play button. Try it out. “Patterns” is taken from his album ‘inbound.’
Get it on Spotify.
DefByMisadventure – Nightshifter.
DefByMisadventure newest beat titled “Nightshifter” taps inspiration from the song “house of the rising sun” by The Animals. Def flips the beat and makes it sound like a scene from a 90s B-horror flick. Hit the play button and get familiar.
Kay Seeyen – MODA.
Kay Seeyen is a Bristol, UK based producer who just put out his new beat “MODA”. The beat is a mash of several genres from hip-hop, electronnic and lo-fi. Kay Seeyen adds “This is an instrumental hip hop track I worked on over the space of 2 days, each day consisting of over 5 hours of tedious editing and thinking to come up with the piece.”
Get it on Spotify
Rusty Joints – Canary Fields joint
Rusty Joints‘ “Canary Fields joint” is a track taken from his new beat tape ‘Rust Chips 004’. The Queens, NY based producer delivers a snapping beat laced with obscure textures and solid drums to match.
‘Rust Chips 004’ is a raw 10 track Beat Tape album and its number 4 in the Rust Chips series.
Tobes – Good Morning.
Producer, beatmaker, and Marine Corps veteran Tobes pops up on our radar with this smooth beat “Good Morning”. A laid back, soul-filled gem that will have you rocking your head back and forth.
Tobes draws influences from the likes of J Dilla, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier.
B.T.Reo 440 – The One.
West Tama, Tokyo, based producer/rapper B.T.Reo 440 gets back on track with his new beat “The One”. He samples vocals over lo-fi guitar riffs and solid boombap rhythms.
“The One” is taken from his fifth album THE FANG FIVE
B.T. Reo started his career as a rapper and beat maker for the West Tokyo Hip Hop collective “AA”. B.T. Reo also has dropped two full albums as part of a Fussa Tokyo based collective “OVDZ”.
duneboi – willpower.
Duneboi returns to the list with “willpower”. A beat that starts off with a serene vibe and builds into a lo-fi ethereal piece of art. Solid stuff as usual.
Kanopy – night stash.
Kanopy‘s “night stash” takes us back to the golden era with its nostalgic horns and reflective keys. Very smooth and alluring if you asked us.