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DELAY. – Tank!

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Amsterdam based producer DELAY. has been sitting on this one since way back in 2014, but he finally released it to the masses and it still sounds fresh. “Tank!” is flip of Cowboy Bebop’s opening theme that stomps on the gas and never lets up. Furious trap drums and rapid-fire samples compliment the high energy brass from the original, and …

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n u a g e s – Untold

In Beats, Chill, Downtempo, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

The latest from UK producer  n u a g e s  is a mesmerizing, downtempo masterpiece. This artist has an extensive portfolio of sounds, but I think this might just be my favorite song of his so far. In “Untold,” fuzzy vocal samples are layered atop steady percussion, echoing xylophone notes, and some hazy strings towards the end. All the elements build …

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LSDREAM – Tiferet

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Up and coming producer LSDREAM recently released his debut album Voyager and I’ve been really into it. It’s a great mix of hard-charging electronic bangers and trippy, chilled out vocal mixes. My favorite song by far is the final track of the 10-song album, which is titled “Tiferet”. Wikipedia says Tiferet is “the sixth sefira in the kabbalistic Tree of …

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ilo ilo – wait

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

Mysterious new artist(s) ilo ilo have been teasing the release of new music on their instagram for while now, and their debut single is finally here. “Wait” is a supremely catchy tune that features steel drums, looped vocals, and a bunch of crazy little electronic flourishes. It’s got an upbeat, tropical vibe but it packs some serious heat at the …

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Nicole Dollanganger – Ball Jointed Doll (NtrlTaste Remix)

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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]

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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 …