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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SMOKING INDOORS – TURKISH.
London based producer SMOKING INDOORS‘s “TURKISH” blends a vintage soulful sample and flips it into something splendid. He carefully chops the vocal samples against the lush basslines and keys while layering everything over a steady drum backdrop. “TURKISH” is the lead single off of the instrumental mixtape – NIGHTSWIM by UK based producer SMOKING INDOORS…inspired by the infamous beat tapes of J. Dilla and MadLib.
NOGYMX – Eunoia.
All the way from Galway, Ireland comes producer NOGYMX (pronounced no-gimmicks) who shares his new material with us. Simply titled “Eunoia”, the producer sure brings in a vastly different vibe to the list. He blends smooth textures made up of solemn strings, soulful piano riffs against head nodding drums. “Eunoia” is from his latest album, NO EMPERORS, which is available now on Bandcamp.
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Big O – In the Rain.
Big O got us with his new instrumental “In the Rain” that hits like a summery notification. He samples rain drops and a vintage horn riff over neck snapping drums. Dopeness as usual.”In the Rain” is taken from his ‘Now You See Me’ project. Get it on bandcamp .
D3LT4 – Banglore
Budding producer D3LT4 shares with us his newest creation “Banglore”. A blend of different styles and vibes. The dynamics do change up from time to time which keeps it from getting mundane.
DYVN – Springtime.
“Springtime” from producer DYVN exudes the vibe of new beginnings. The laid back instrumental is ripe with colorful, jazz tones and smooth keys to match. He also gives us some insight into the inspiration behind the beat below
“For me, spring is a time of new beginnings. The sun comes out, the flowers start to bloom the birds start to sing. Oh boy, it’s finally spring I made a song about my favorite time of the year to make my listeners as happy as spring ….”
The Beat Therapist – Patient Zero.
Producer The Beat Therapist makes his debut on our Top 10 with a cinematic beat titled “Patient Zero”. It starts with an obscure vocal sample and switches into a dark, gloomy beat that escalates into audio pandemonium. Solid stuff from start to finish. Get the audio on all DSPs HERE
Bruce Chillest – Brass Beat Down.
Bruce Chillest brings the ruckus on his new beat “Brass Beat Down”. It has a very cinematic feel and of ,course he puts the brass instrumental to work alongside trap infused drums, dreamy synths and an airy vocal sample to match. Hit the play button and get familiar. Several more releases are scheduled from the hard working prducer in 2019.
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Slzzzss – Whole Human Race.
Toronto based Producer Slzzzss (aka SourMane) shows how eclectic he can be behind the boards as he delivers his new track “Whole Human Race”. Flipping a classic soul sample, he bridges the gap between the old and new with a trap-infused vibe. “Whole Human Race” is the 1st of 4 tracks from his ‘Twice as High [Mix-Tape]‘. Get it on Bandcamp, and
Alexander – Butterfly Fly.
Alexander is a producer based in Perth Western Australia and his new material titled “Butterfly Fly” which pops up on our list is something to marvel at. A blend of different styles from downtempo, electronic and hip-hop, he uses a gloomy bell riff and turns it into a nostalgia-inducing instrument over steady drums and a throbbing bassline. Overall, its pretty interesting so hit the play button and get familiar.