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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Ulle Kamelle – “Change your mind”
Ulle Kamelle opens up this week’s list with this funky jam titled “Change your mind.” He flips a classic soulful sample over mid-tempo drums which build into an anthemic chorus laced with epic horns and lush guitars.
iMAGiNARY OTHER – “MiNDFULNESS”
iMAGiNARY OTHER makes his instrumental debut on our list with this solid beat titled “MiNDFULNESS.” The beat is a guitar-driven production laced with neck-snapping drums that exude a summer-type vibe. The beat is taken from iMAGiNARY OTHER’s new instrumental album KHRYSTiEONA (The Chill Tape Vol. 1). The project is named after his daughter and it’s an 11 track body of work available now via Below System Records. Get it on Apple Music.
Soundspretty – “Terpenes”
Xavier[EXS22] – “Love in the Air”
Xavier[EXS22] makes a grand entry on our list with a soul-gripping beat titled “Love In The Air.” The track is a true gem and just like the title exudes a feeling of love with its soothing keys, alluring strings and mellow drums to complete the job.
Isak’sSon – “Cypher”
Isak’sSon aka Cosmic from Looptroop Rockers delivers this self-produced cut “Cypher” for our listening pleasure. “Cypher” is taken from his solo debut Rowanberry Jam. The title refers to his old neighborhood Rönnby in Västerås which is the place where he started exploring the world of making music. This cassette/album is a fine collection of soulful creations as well as some more classic straight forward beats. Always presented with that melancholic Västmanland vibe.
Get the single on Spotify. Get the album on Spotify.
MookyDaGOAT – “Chess Piece (Instrumental)”
Emerging producer and label co-owner MookyDaGOAT shares his new material titled “Chess Piece (Instrumental).” the beat is pretty interesting and has a smooth synth and hard drums to match. He is currently based in Missouri and co-runs a small indie label, Last House Music Group LLC.
“Chess Piece” is also available on Soundcloud, Soundclick, beatstars.
Ecue Beats – “Starting a Fire”
Ecue Beats‘ “Starting a Fire” is an interesting piece made up of solemn strings and atmospheric textures that will put the listener in a reflective vibe. There is an ethereal vocal on the hook which adds a nice touch to it all.
Nimzo – “The Blue Chief”
Nimzo drops “The Blue Chief” for our listening pleasure and delivers the goods as usual. Solid drums and lush horns to match, he fuses a layered instrumentation style into an alluring piece that everyone can relate to.
Oh, my. – “Tell me all your dreams”
Producer Oh, my‘s new release “Tell me all your dreams” was inspired by the same lyric uttered by artist Brother Ali. Oh, my sure took it a notch with a dreamy, solemn vibe that captures the essence of the line.
Get it on spotify and deezer.
deadxbeat – “S’mores”
Deadxbeat ‘s “S’mores” is a smooth blend of solemn funk vibes and head-nodding drums. The beat has an 80s feel with a lot of twists in the middle from his unpredictable switch-ups and vocal chops. “S’mores” is taken from his newest album ‘BOUNCE’
Get it on Soundcloud // Bandcamp// iTunes
FluoLente – “Color and Shadow”
FluoLente shows us how he gets down behind the boards on “Color and Shadow” A smooth reflective piece that is well-crafted with lush guitars, soft nostalgic horns and a solid drum to complete the mission.
Get it on Spotify.