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Late June – Worthless

In Chill, Downtempo, Instrumental, Melancholy by Jeff1 Comment

With a bio that reads “I drink coffee, then make sad songs on a laptop and piano,” 20-year old Aukland, New Zealand based producer Late June holds true to his word with “Worthless”. The melancholic, piano driven instrumental uses breathy vocal samples and drowsy percussion to ensnare your emotions and delicately drive home a forlorn vibe.

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instupendo – light lock.

In Beats, Chill, Downtempo, Electronic, Instrumental, Melancholy, Zone Out by JeffLeave a Comment

The latest song from Philadelphia beatsmith instupendo is a 3 minute instrumental masterpiece. Smokey, meandering percussion unfolds alongside waves of hazy sounds — blanketing the song in daydream inducing vibes. I think it’s safe to say that instupendo has established a sound and style that sets himself apart in this vast sea of modern producers.

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Makuda – Valley

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Describing his style as “story telling music”, Makuda seems to have a knack for creating some seriously moody instrumentals. His new song “Valley” is a slow-burning track that’s loaded with texture. Several effects are layered overtop of spacey electric guitar and a steady, downtempo beat. The resulting sound walks a fine line between chilled out and unsettling. This one is …

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mt. marcy – i miss you

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Pennsylvanian beatsmith mt. marcy recently released “i miss you” — a whimsical instrumental featuring gentle guitar strums, layers of dusty distortion, and a steady beat that’ll immediately have you nodding along. Everything combines to create a warm and enjoyable vibe that serves as a great introduction to mt. marcy.

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DJ Shadow – The Mountain Will Fall

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Song: The Mountain Will Fall Artist: DJ Shadow One of the most prominent forefathers of modern instrumental electronic music is back with “The Mountain Will Fall” — a beautifully textured song that builds upon itself and unfolds into an uplifting slice of electronic goodness. DJ Shadow will be releasing his first full length album since 2011, also titled The Mountain …

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On Planets – Brief Pause

In Chill, Downtempo, Indie, Melancholy, Zone Out by JeffLeave a Comment

Song: Brief Pause Artist: On Planets After taking a quick trip through singer/songwriter/producer On Planets‘ SoundCloud, it quickly became apparent that this is one seriously talented dude. The Canadian producers new song “Brief Pause” is a melancholic affair with heart-wrenching vocals and a skittering beat reminiscent of Shlohmo’s older work – which is high praise coming from a huge Shlohmo …

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Drip-133 ft. Bones – Unless I’m Wrong

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Song: Unless I’m Wrong Artist: Drip-133 ft. Bones Team #SESH producer Drip-133 delivers an organic, downtempo beat and enlists Bones for vocal duty on “Unless I’m Wrong”. Hazy guitar and a thumping kick drum provide a pleasant backdrop for the ever versatile Bones to do his thing. The SESH crew continuously keeps us guessing by effortlessly switching styles and coming …

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Mothica – No One (Sad Eyes Remix)

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Song: No One (Sad Eyes Remix) Artist: Mothica Following the beautiful, Adele-sampling “Daydreamer”, Sad Eyes is back with another deliciously laid back beat — this time working his magic on Mothica‘s sultry single, “No One”. Layers of Mothica’s softly crooned vocals are woven into steamy production, resulting in a beat that’ll have you mellowed out and feeling fine. Get your …

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Mothica – No One (DUNN & Kayge Calypso Remix)

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Song: No One (DUNN & Kayge Calypso Remix) Artist: Mothica Brooklyn-based singer, producer, and designer Mothica released her excellent Mythic EP about a month ago, and now it’s time for the remixes to start rolling in. Newcomer producers DUNN and Kayge Calypso really did justice to the stand out single “No One” with their collaborative remix – introducing dreamy production …

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LASTLINGS – Chills

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Song: Chills Artist: LASTLINGS Austrailian brother/sister duo LASTLINGS just released a mesmerizing dose of sounds with their latest track “Chills”. Breathy vocals are delivered effortlessly over chilled out instrumentation to create a mood like no other. The seductive vibe is practically irresistible, and “Chills” has put LASTLINGS onto my radar in a major way. Download it here for free.