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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Doctormeta – “Just Remember”
NYC based jazz saxophonist/producer Doctormeta takes us down memory lane on his beat titled “Just Remember.” He makes use of a nicely chopped vocal sample, lush keys, and head-nodding drums to complete the job. It’s a nice mix of jazz and hip-hop we can rock to during a breezy afternoon. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify
GlobulDub – “Moonlight”
Paris based beatmaker Globuldub debuts on the taste-maker Soundplate Records label with “Moonlight,” a standalone single. The track has a reflective vibe with its jazzy keys, warm bassline, and nostalgic textures.
Mac James – “Summer Blue”
Mac James reminds us of the calming energy of summer with the release of his new track aptly titled “Summer Blue.” He makes use of a mellow drum arrangement, lush keys, and contemplative textures and flutes to complete the job
Padre Tóxico – “Summer in L.A.”
Producer Padre Tóxico makes a solid entry on our list with this laid-back cut titled “Summer In L.A.” The track is rife with atmospheric textures and ethereal pads engulfing a laidback drum groove. As the title says, it exudes the L.A summer vibe and all the calmness that comes along with it. Get it on Soundcloud.
Nogymx – “Floating Lanterns”
“Floating Lanterns” by Nogymx sees him making use of solemn oriental sounds against contemporary elements. The beat has a very soothing and reflective texture too.
TalcBeats – “_geen tonic”
TalcBeats sends us a cinematic piece he calls “_geen tonic”, a smooth mellow beat that has a solemn texture and choppy drums. This is taken from his first instrumental album called Confronto.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Spotify
tkdwn – “too much soul”
Canadian beatmaker tkdwn shows us why he got “too much soul” on his new release. He chops up a beautiful soulful sample and layers it effortlessly against a smooth groove. This is pretty alluring and reflective too.
Taken from his newest beat tape ‘loopdreams.’, Get it on Apple Music//Deezer//Soundcloud//
Surebert – “Roses”
Portland, Oregon based producer Surebert makes his entry on our list with “Roses.” He flips this classic sample and adds a nice touch with the soft tones and horns to complement the dreamy vocal samples.
Get it on Apple Music//Deezer// Spotify//Soundcloud
ward beats – “coronasesh 18”
“coronasesh 18” is a nice effort by producer ward beats and serves as a solid introduction to his style, He uses a simple chord progression with the keys and soft bell-like synths over a smooth trap drum.
Laizlo – “laizlo;;edits”
Canadian beatmaker Laizlo shares this compilation of his various remixes which he calls “laizlo;;edits.” The body of work contains a blend of jazz, lo-fi, and neo-soul vibes. It also features a plethora of rappers over these unique textures.
defbymisadventure – “undead”
defbymisadventure‘s “undead” has a western type vibe at the start and switches into a smooth boom-bap groove rife with a weird wobbling synth. Well crafted and smooth all the way.
Behind The Beat -” Horizontal Beats II”
Behind The Beat closes up the list with ” Horizontal Beats II.” A laid back mellow medley of beats that starts off a low warm bassline and sparkling pianos and switches into more than a handful of textures and grooves as it progresses. As the title suggests, this is Behind The Beat ‘s sophomore collection of beats that are 16 bars long. Get it on Apple Music//Deezer