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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Oxymoron – “Dusty Memories Vol. 01”
MOAN member Oxymoron kicks it off with his unique style of production on this release titled ‘Dusty Memories Vol. 1.’ A collection of old beats he has been working on for years and needed to clear them out for the new year.
Matt Shi – “Petals”
Brooklyn based producer Matt Shi displays his multi-genre influences on his beat titled “Petals.” The piece has a smooth mellow texture that is both nostalgic and cinematic as well.
Matt Shi is a Brooklyn-based producer, who has been deeply influenced by soul, jazz, funk, and the hip hop producers who have also been influenced by these genres
Laps – “Night Lights”
Laps take us into a dreamy state with his new release “Night Lights.” Built on smooth drums, hazy synths, and shimmering arps, the producer really engulfs the listener with his layered style. Laps is 1/2 of The Book Of Changes. He was born and raised in Cava De’ Tirreni, south Italy. A
MYSM – “Smooth Talkin'”
MYSM makes his debut on our list with the soothing “Smooth Talkin'” track. Blending the elements of chillhop, live instrumentation, and some pop vibes, MYSM really delivers a retro-tinged mellow jam that will keep you nodding your head. This is brilliant from start to finish.
Soundspretty – “Green Intelligence”
Soundspretty delivers “Green Intelligence” which serves as a brilliant Lofi influenced instrumental. The track was inspired by the cold, grey streets of Berlin in winter and creates a reflective and very melancholic vibe.
“Green Intelligence” is his newest single and serves as a follow up to his Wake n Bake Vol. 3 which contains 12 melodic tracks with a very chilled vibe.. Get it on Soundcloud, Apple Music, and Deezer.
soul.peddler – “Submerged”
Soul.peddler goes for a very ethereal and trippy sound on his new single/video “Submerged.” They spliced the soothing textures with a mellow soulful vocal to match. Built on mellow synths, funky bass lines and a fat 90s drum kit that hits the ears in a delightful manner.
xm∆ne – “Jetlag”
New York Producer xm∆ne(Anderson Paak, Mac Miller, D.R.A.M, Marlon Craft) is back in business as he drops a new joint titled “Jetlag” for our listening pleasure. He blends a fusion of soul, lo-fi elements and deep infectious grooves to complete the job.