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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Tranq – “Golden”
Dutch producers/musicians Alberto Arifi and Ramon de Wilde are known together as Tranq and on their new release “Golden,” they deliver some good old funk-laden soul vibes. They two bring the big guns from silky keys, lush textures, funky bass guitars, and more for our listening pleasure.
Knimes – “algorhythms pts I + II”
Knimes opens up with the eclectic beat titled “algorhythms pts I + II.” It’s pretty edgy and has a cinematic feel to it as well. It sure doesn’t follow the standard and makes use of experimental sound design and production techniques.
Get it on Soundcloud
The No Ego Thing – “2020 Vision”
“2020 Vision” is a single by the unique and brand new group that goes by the moniker The No Ego Thing. the beat is quite funky and upbeat for the most part but the layered sounds do take it to another level. Sometimes the sounds seem to clash and whatnot but for good reason. It’s quite different too and makes for a great listen. Based in Melbourne, Australia, ‘The No Ego Thing’ seek to explore and share concepts of the collective human condition, potential, spirituality, and connection to earth-cosmos. Get it on Soundcloud
Nailon – “Myrapla”
Nailon‘s “Myrapla” is a laidback beat rife with lush summery guitars and soft drums. It exudes a nice breezy afternoon vibe that everyone can sit back and chill out to.
Edvereen – “Lincoln”
Oakland based production duo Edvereen make their debut appearance on our list with this beat titled “Lincoln.” The duo brings forth a nice blend of live instrumentation and solid drum programming in an effortless manner.
Edvereen is the brainchild of keyboardist/composer/producer Stefan Vereen and Beatmaker/producer Tahaj “the First” Edwards. “Lincoln” is taken from their new LP.
Biiig Stretch – “Redondo Pier”
Biiig Stretch shares a reflective piece titled “Redondo Pier” as a way of commemorating his anniversary spent at the venue of the same name. it’s very solemn and smooth from start to finish. Get it on Soundcloud
Chvnge Up – “Ones”
Emerging producer Chvnge Up gives us something to ponder on with his new beat titled “Ones.” the track has a lush atmospheric texture and laidback drums. He adds that the beat is inspired by him getting back into the groove of making beats after taking a hiatus. Chvnge Up is currently looking to release his first album of 2020 independently and “Ones” serves as the lead release for us to rock to. Get it on Soundcloud
Playglenthomas – “Footprints”
Playglenthomas really caught our ears with his beat “Footprints.” He makes use of a classic drum break and merges it with smooth piano-driven textures and solemn textures. Solid stuff from start to finish.Get it on Deezer//
Rural Resonance – “Rock With Me”
Rural Resonance goes for a mix of simplicity and solemn vibes on his new beat “Rock With Me.” He makes use of thick drums, ominous strings and melancholic keys to match. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud
l’Outlander – “enjoy the rain”
“enjoy the rain” by l’Outlander is a relaxing and soul-soothing beat that we didn’t know we needed. With smooth guitars, nostalgic horns, and a head-nodding groove, the producer really tugs at our emotions with this one.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud
Mister Bloo – “Buyin’ Time”
Mister Bloo shares a unique beat he calls “Buying Time” with us this week. The beat has an oriental feel to it with its synths and experimental textures laid over heavy traps. The sound design is pretty solid. The track is called “Buyin’ Time” & it is named that because of the realization that you can’t actually buy time. No matter how much money you got, Time will always be invaluable.
Sbeady – “When Your Heart Beats Halftime”
Sbeady returns to form on the edgy beat titled “When Your Heart Beats Halftime.” He makes use of exotic brass like synths and sad keys over head-nodding drums to complete the job. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//