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LAKEY INSPIRED – 5 Min Call

In Beats, Chill, Instrumental, Instrumental Hip Hop, Piano by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Arizona based producer Jordan Reddington, aka Lakey Inspired, makes wonderfully chilled out instrumentals that hit on all the right notes. “5 Min Call” is one of his newest beats, and it serves as a great example of the young artist’s style. A gently rolling piano melody is backed by brisk percussion and subtle synths, creating a pleasantly laid back vibe …

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Killer Bee – luvsick (intro)

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It seems like quality beat tapes are few and far between these days, but NJ/NYC-based producer Killer Bee‘s latest project Otaku hits all the right notes and delivers a superb listen for beat-heads and hip hop fans alike. The crackling, sample-centric tape kicks off with “luvsick (intro)” — a laid back beat that features golden age hip hop percussion, jazzy …

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Toonorth – Whiskey and Coke

In Beats, Chill, Downtempo, Instrumental, Instrumental Hip Hop, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

When it comes to dusty, laid back beats, Toonorth is easily one of my favorites. His excellent Anemoia EP came out last year via BLVNT RECORDS and he’s been rather quiet since… until now. “Whiskey and Coke” is everything I love about this guy’s sound. It’s fuzzy and hypnotic, with plenty of fine details that make for a rewarding listen …

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Juan RIOS – Cosmos.

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Producer Juan RIOS has a knack for digging up obscure samples and crafting gorgeous instrumentals around them. I imagine he’s the type of guy who frequents his local record store and listens to an ungodly amount of music, perpetually searching for the perfect sample. It’s safe to say that whatever he’s doing, it’s working. His new song “Cosmos.” revolves around …

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.sinh – Anxiety

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Amsterdam-based beatsmith .sinh recently dropped off a brief but satisfying new instrumental titled “Anxiety,” which, I can assure you, won’t induce anxious feelings but erase them. The dreamy beat is filled with crackling textures and soothing instrumentation, and the result is the sound of pure class. Check out the official video and grab a free download below.

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Aso – Seasons

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Kicking off the lovely (and free) Chillhop Essentials’ Fall 2016 compilation is a stunning instrumental by California’s Aric Ogle, aka Aso. “Seasons” is a piano driven beat that’s so damn beautiful, I’m convinced it has the power to bring about peace on earth—at least for a day or two. Give it a listen, check out more from Aso, and download …

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Vandelux – Stimulus

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Song: Stimulus Artist: Vandelux In a quest to merge hip hop and blues, Luxembourg based artist Vandelux scoured the depths of Youtube searching for samples. He eventually stumbled upon a series of 1950’s Mississippi state school board educational videos, and naturally, he sampled the hell out of them. The resulting track is “Stimulus” — a twangy instrumental with original acoustic …