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Nicole Dollanganger – Ball Jointed Doll (NtrlTaste Remix)

In Beats, Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Remix by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

This is the first I’ve heard of Russian production duo NtrlTaste. They’ve got some pretty bouncy stuff on their SoundCloud page, but their recent reworking of singer Nicole Dollanganger‘s song “Ball Jointed Doll” is what really impressed me. It’s a subdued remix of a quietly powerful song that I just had to post—mostly because of what happens midway through the …

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SwuM. – [スモーク]

In Beats, Chill, Downtempo, Instrumental, Lo fi, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

According to Google, SwuM.‘s new Japanese titled tune translates to “Smoke,” which is an apt name for a song that’s so silky and smooth. The mysterious producer is known putting lo-fi spins on popular rap songs (much like his recent rendition of 6ix9ine’s song “Gummo”), but this one is a pure SwuM. instrumental. Get a free download here and stream …

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Mitch Geist – Love Doesn’t Grow In Massachusetts

In Beats, Dance, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Providing a perfect introduction to producer Mitch Geist‘s unique sound, “Love Doesn’t Grow In Massachusetts” is a funky instrumental that’s always evolving in its brief 2:25 runtime. A synth-laden intro leads into a series of really cool vocal samples, with a thumping beat holding it all together. As if that weren’t enough, things take an unexpectedly chill turn when sexy …

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kamandi – Goldie

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Kamandi‘s new song “Goldie” is a beautiful and unique instrumental dedicated to the producer’s daughter. The song oozes with warm vibes during its brief 2 minute runtime, with the highlight coming around the midway point when pitched and chopped vocal samples are introduced. The combination of steamy guitar work, hypnotizing drums, and kamandi‘s incredible vocal manipulation result in an instrumental …

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Halpe – Spells

In Beats, Electronic, Experimental, Future, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Experimental yet catchy, Argentinian producer Halpe delivers another forward thinking beat in “Spells”. If you’re not familiar with Halpe, his style leans towards the future bass genre, though most everything he creates has a unique and unexpected spin. “Spells” is no different—pairing pitched vocals and upbeat melodies with sharp, bass heavy synths to create a really interesting contrast. Stream it …

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Jaun RIOS – Praia

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Spanish producer Juan RIOS recently released his new Natura EP and it’s filled with the lovingly crafted, laid back beats he does best. “Praia” is a single from the 14 track project that’ll certainly whet your appetite with its hypnotic guitar work, crisp drums, and fuzzy vocal samples. Stream the EP on Spotify, purchase it on Bandcamp, and check out …

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GEO – Flax Pond

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LA-based producer GEO‘s new song is an elegant instrumental that dazzles in it’s brief runtime. Featuring delicate piano work, woozy synths, and a slew of vocal samples, “Flax Pond” manages to be both frenetic and soothing at the same time. GEO has been flying under the radar for a while, but with songs like this and the amazing “For You,” …

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Cozway – Bamboo

In Bass, Beats, Dangerous, Dark, Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental by J Freshwater1 Comment

Vancouver based producer Cozway loves experimenting and coming up with exciting sounds unlike anything else found in the electronic music world. Most notable is the absurd drop in his remix of Quix and Nevve’s “Riot Call”… Take a listen and tell me it’s not insane. His new song “Bamboo” continues this trend with a jittery lead and thumping drums that …