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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Big O – “D a Y s G o b Y”
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Big O opens up this week’s list with “D a Y s G o b Y”, a warm reflective piece that makes use of lofi styled runs and wibbly bass lines. Its quite interesting and well crafted too.
“D a Y s G o b Y” is the first single from the beat tape “Beat Tape Co​-​Op Presents: This is the very first beat tape series from the label Beat Tape Co-op and Big O is the first producer they’ve chosen for the series.




AF THE NAYSAYER – “Adelheid. Movement I”


NO based, LA-born producer AF THE NAYSAYER shares “Adelheid. Movement I” an electronic, funk-infused beat that showcases his vast and eclectic production style.





BAD MATH ‘s “LAKE SIDE” is the first episode in his upcoming youtube beat series that sees him crafting beats in different locations. This track has a solemn, relaxing feel with lush synths, warm basslines and solid grooves.
Get it on Bandcamp



Easy Velvet – “The Step Dancer”


Easy Velvet thrills us with some ominous vibes on his new release “The Step Dancer.” The layered sounds are sublime and bleed into each other in a very cinematic manner. Well crafted all the way.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify//Bandcamp



Drew Dave – “JonesJam”

Alexandria, VA born producer Drew Dave drops “JonesJam” a warm and headlong beat that blends RnB.soul and futuristic funk vibes. He even throws in some classic rap vocals into the mix. “JonesJam” is taken from his Solitude beat tape.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//Spotify//Bandcamp



HautSaus – “c”hill saus i”


HautSaus is an eclectic producer who blends a plethora of sounds and on his new release titled “c”hill saus i” he gives us a fusion of jazz with futuristic elements. The lush keys, warm basslines, and nostalgic horns sure go well over the smooth grooves. Get it on Soundcloud


The Trouble Notes – “Sound River”


The Trouble Notes are a Berlin-based quartet who specializes in creating eclectic and out the box music that takes elements from folk and contemporary styles. Their new release “Sound River” is as cinematic as they come and comes with a wide variety of sounds from violins, lush guitars, anthemic keys and much more. The build-ups and swirling layered production is quite phenomenal.
The Trouble Notes is composed of violinist Bennet Cerven, guitarist Florian Eisenschmidt, percussionist Oliver Maguire and bassist Stefan Bielik.



Jay-Fire – “Virus Money”


Jay-Fire gives us a taste of what he has in store with “Virus Money.” A dark textured trap banger that makes use of booming basslines, sparse arrangements, and dreamy synths to match.



Omega Empire- “Lay By Me”


“Lay By Me” is a solid piece by Omega Empire who goes for a layered and head-nodding backdrop. He makes use of lush horns, chopped vocal samples to drive home his point. This is solid from start to finish
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify


Bas Aarnink – “quiet at this time (for your safety)”


Bas Aarnink takes us to another world with his guitar-driven piece titled “quiet at this time (for your safety).” The style is quite alluring and mellow as well.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify



fushou. x b0nds – “mimosas”


fushou. x b0nds share some mouth-watering “mimosas”, a laidback reflective piece that makes use of jazzy textures and smooth grooves to match.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud


Fergstramental – “Filtered But Raw”


Fergstramental comes through with some lofi goodness on “Filtered But Raw.” he makes use of reflective keys and sparse drum arrangements for this one. Simple and straightforward.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify


Dry Humper – “Into the Sunshine”



Dry Humper‘s “Into the Sunshine” is another lofi goodness we got on the playlist. The pianos are quite solemn and make one reminisce and the vocal samples sure add a layer of sadness to it as well.

Get it on Youtube//Soundcloud


PANTJA5ILA – “Chill”


Indo New Zealand based producer PANTJA5ILA makes us really”Chill” on his new release. The lush ominous synths and soundscapes are well layered over the drum grooves. I like the vibe of this one, quite mellow and somewhat reflective too. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//


Nefarious Aquarius – “Darkside”


“Darkside” by Nefarious Aquarius has a solemn and somewhat anthemic feel. The drums here are laidback and the horn-like synths take precedence across the board.


Drama Hights – “Kiami”


“Kiami” is the 3rd single by Drama Hights who goes for a summery introspective vibe. The lush textures are peppered by the smooth vocal samples he uses here. “Kiami” is taken from his upcoming Album Green Hights.


Sloe – “Daugpis”


“Daugpis” is the third single from Sloe‘s debut album, scheduled to arrive next month. the track blends elements of Trap, Wonky, and Future bass and the result is a cinematic piece with dark solemn vibes.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//Bandcamp


Housefly “Polaris”


Housefly returns with “Polaris”, a cosmic experience of groove and soul. He takes inspiration from bebop legends Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie to modern moguls FKJ and Monte Booker. The beat is quite relaxing and well crafted too.
Get it on Apple Music//Soundcloud

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