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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Ehll Evans – “On My Mind”
Producer Ehll Evans shares his new creation titled “On My Mind” taken from his instrumental R&B project entitled Speechless. The beat has a classic 90s r&b vibe with its lush and solemn texture and alluring vocal samples to match. Get it on Deezer and Soundcloud.
Helsinsky – “Minimal Tonic”
“Minimal Tonic” is a retro-tinged beat by Helsinky, a producer with the knack for lush electronic sounds. This piece is rife with atmospheric and bright synths and a solid groove to complete the job. Get it on Soundcloud.
FLOCKS – “Luna”
Cincinnati trio known as FLOCKS shares their experimental creations with us. Titled “Luna”, the trio takes us deep into their expansive world where genres and layered instruments blend seamlessly into each other. There is so much to unwrap on this one as the beat grows and switches with a unique feel. The trio is made up of keyboardist Josh Jessen, drummer Tom Buckley, and bassist Stephen Patota.
Villa 31 – “Danger”
Antwerp (Belgium) based production duo Villa 31 delivers a unique blend of their eclectic style on their new release “Danger.” The track has a vintage sounding feel with it’s lush and broody synths, soft drums and off-kilter sound design that feels like a scene from an 80s sci-fi horror flick. Villa 31 is made up of vinyl DJ-duo Jeroen Simoni and Tina De Feyter. Get it on Bandcamp.
Guy Rickard – “Underground”
Guy Rickard takes us deep into the “Underground” on this one. He blends a soft soulful bassline, lush guitars, and bright keys to make something that is very reflective and heartwarming. Get it on Deezer, Apple Music
BrokeBoi – “Down”
Emerging East coast based producer BrokeBoi makes his debut on our list with his new creation titled “Down.” The beat is a piano-driven piece that exudes a reflective and somewhat melancholic vibe showcasing the producer’s knack for soul-gripping sounds. Get it on Deezer, Apple Music, and Soundcloud.
DCS Lefty – “Flight”
Producer DCS Lefty lifts our spirits with his ethereal piece titled “Flight.” Utilizing smooth atmospheric synths, weird vocal samples and keys over groovy drums, “flight” gives the listener a calming feeling from start to finish.
Get it on Deezer.
Tjonez – “P H A Z E D”
Tjonez returns with an enigmatic piece titled “P H A Z E D.” On this one, he blends exotic Spanish guitars solid 808 kicks and trap-infused drums fusing them into a very engaging mixture
Asendo – “Hussle”
Straight out of Edinburgh, Scotland comes Asendo who delivers a cinematic beat titled “Hussle” that caught our ears. He goes for a throbbing 808 bass and weird sound designs to cement the job.
He has released two solo albums, a collaborative project with Houston rapper AnTone and released five mixtapes. Get it on Soundcloud.
Fohrenbach – “The Time Has Come”
Fohrenbach pays homage to the 90s with his new piece titled “The Time Has Come.” A solid blend of edgy breakbeats and solemn jazzy instrumentation. Nothing but solid stuff if we may add.
Get it on Apple Music and Deezer.
Reli Beats x AesUno – “Base de Rap Freestyle #6”
Reli Beats and AesUno bring the ruckus on this battle-ready beat titled “Base de Rap Freestyle #6.” A well-crafted piece laced with solid drums and cinematic texture. Something cool for freestyling.