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n u a g e s – Untold

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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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Always Never – Morgan Freeman

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Toronto R&B duo Always Never are about to get in your head with their new song, “Morgan Freeman”. I don’t usually post a lot of R&B but it’s smooth as silk and I just couldn’t resist. The production on this one is spacious and chilled out, leaving plenty of room for the vocals to breathe. The vibe kinda reminds me …

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Sasha Sloan – Ready Yet (San Holo Remix)

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I wasn’t familiar with LA based singer Sasha Sloan until I heard this stunning remix of her song “Ready Yet”, courtesy of the amazing San Holo. Sasha’s lovely voice and obvious knack for songwriting take center stage, with San Holo’s spacious and shimmering production serving as a charming compliment. Stream the remix below and be sure to follow Sasha Sloan …

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Taska Black – In Your Eyes (ft. Ayelle)

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Taska Black has been on a hot streak lately—releasing unique originals and collaborative efforts on a regular basis. His latest song, “In Your Eyes,” finds the Antwerp based producer once again teaming up with talented vocalist, Ayelle. An intro featuring Ayelle’s delicate vocal work builds into an explosion of powerful synths and drums, creating an emotion-evoking dynamic that ebbs and …

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Skrillex & Poo Bear – Would You Ever (Team EZY Remix)

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OWSLA label affiliate Team EZY recently reworked Skrillex and Poo Bear‘s upbeat single “Would You Ever” into a gorgeously chilled out affair. The remix preserves the catchy vocal manipulation of the original while adding new percussion and luscious synths into the mix. It’s a combination that works extremely well, and it’s easily favorite remix of the the track to date. …

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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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Kasbo – Over You (feat. Frida Sundemo)

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With his debut album, Places We Don’t Know, right around the corner, Kasbo blesses us with one last single: “Over You”. Everything about this one is drop dead gorgeous—from Frida Sundemo’s sensual vocals to the shimmering up-tempo production. Kasbo himself said this song might be his proudest release to date, and I have to agree that it’s one of his …

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ZHU x Tame Impala – My Life

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In this completely unexpected collaboration, Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker lends his vocals to ZHU‘s latest tune, and the results are top notch. ZHU’s music is always catchy and this one’s no different, but this super bouncy deep house sound is somewhat of a departure from the usual. Fortunately, it works amazingly well, and hearing both of these guys’ voices …

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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 …