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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Farazi x Sinan Öktem – “Dionysian”
Istanbul based Turkish producers Farazi and Sinan Öktem team up to deliver this soothing piece titled “Dionysian.” The track has a smooth reflective feel with its lush textures and solid mellow drum grooves that blend into each other like night into day. This is their third collaboration after releasing the songs “SPACE19” and “Depends 2.1”.
Achille – “Walked Away” (Bonus)
Achille really taps into the nostalgic spirit on this smooth beat titled “Walked Away” (Bonus). The beat is highly soulful and has a very smooth vibe and the drums sure hit the mark with its heavy boom-bap influence.
Achille is a Chicago based producer who has been releasing instrumental hip hop, ambient, and electronic for over a year. This is the bonus track off of his first official beat tape on streaming services, Precursor. Get it on Apple Music and Soundcloud.
John Gimel – “Horizon”
John Gimel ‘s”Horizon” is a very mellow and solemn beat made up of soft tones, strings and laid back drums to match. The beat is taken from his new beat tape Wherever the Winds Blow. Get the song on iTunes, Deezer.
Alejandrito argeñal – “La Sombra”
Argentina’s Alejandrito argeñal sure thrills us with his brand of unique production skills on his new release titled “La Sombra.” The multi-layered beat is a blend of dark ominous sounds with solemn vocal samples to match. It’s pretty solid to say the least. Get it on Apple Music and Deezer.
SoBe – “North Beach” (ft. David Chief & Notation)
“North Beach” is a soulful head-nodding beat courtesy of SoBe collaborating with David Chief and Notation who all add their individual techniques into the mix. A solid blend of lush guitars, soft keys and groovy drums can never go wrong. The beat is very alluring and reflective as well and it’s something everyone can easily rock to. “North Beach” is taken from Sobe’s debut EP Temperate Climates‘. Get it on Apple Music, Deezer, and Soundcloud
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3xpo – “D37!L”
3xpo makes his debut on TWIB with this vibrant summery beat titled “D37!L.” The title might be stylized in a unique off-beat manner but the production here is solid, the way he manipulates the vocal samples and the lush guitars are just brilliant. Get it on Soundcloud, Deezer, Apple Music.
Biiig Stretch – “Her Garden”
Biiig Stretch takes us into”Her Garden” with a beautiful nostalgia-inducing beat. The beat has a solid staggering drum pattern and dynamic textures that switch from soft reflective tones to somewhat gloomy vibes. The title is a tribute to his fiance as the vibe takes him back to the days where they didn’t have to work and they just chilled in her garden. This is the first single off his forthcoming album called Butterfly Princess. Get it on Soundcloud.
TalcBeats – “Adesso/MoMo”
TalcBeats delivers “Adesso/MoMo” for our listening pleasure. The title means “Now/RightNow” in English and it’s a laid back, trippy beat made up of smooth screwed vocal samples and lush soulful textures. The beat is the 2nd single taken from his upcoming instrumental album that was composed during the quarantine.
TalcBeats is an independent beatmaker from a little Italian city named Ascoli Piceno. He’s living in Milan and he’s up to release his first instrumental album. Get it on Apple Music.
Bland – “CABINFEVER”
Bland ‘s “CABINFEVER” is a frenzied and somewhat edgy beat that encapsulates the same symptoms of Cabin fever. From the distorted textures, mellow lead synths and obscure vocal sample and edgy drum tones. Bland also makes use of a wide variety of films, documentaries, and cartoons to make a visual representation of his beat. Get it on Soundcloud.
defbymisadventure – “lynguineo”
Defbymisadventure‘s “lynguineo” is an interesting piece that captures the producer’s evolving style. The drums thump and the layered samples here are well placed and strike our ears.
Smyles – “95′ (June 23rd)”
Producer Smyles tap into the uplifting summer spirits to pay tribute to his late friend Kiana Hutchinson who died in a car accident in 2012. Smyles makes use of lush texture and sped-up vocal sample laid over a smooth drum pattern. The result is a mellow piece that exudes nostalgia and great memories. Get it on Soundcloud, Apple Music, and Deezer.
David Loevan – “LE MENSONGE DE TROP”
French producer/composer David Loevan takes us deep into the darkest realms on his new release titled “Le Mensonge De Trop.” He uses ominous strings and basslines over hard hitting trap drums on this one and laces it with a smooth set of horns to complete the job. Dope stuff
Gidion Murrell – “MADONNA FLIP”
Gidion Murrell revamps Drake’s “Madonna” beat into a new beast and delivers something offbeat and engaging.
This song is the last portion of a 3 part project from the producer
Drew Martin – “Quarantine”
Drew Martin dives into his multi-genre bag on this beat titled “Quarantine” where he blends a healthy dose of jazz, lo-fi sounds, and the morbid coughing sounds. This beat is taken from his forthcoming sophomore EP The Quarantine Tapes. Get it on Soundcloud , Apple Music and Deezer.
Nu Vintage – “Blossom”
Nu Vintage closes out this week’s edition with this smooth uplifting beat he calls “Blossom.” The beat is ripe with lush keys and sparkling textures layered over mellow drums to match. Pretty solid from start to finish.