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1991 – The People

In Trap by Jeff

The highly anticipated new song from recent Sable Valley signee 1991 is finally here. Trap enthusiasts everywhere have been clamoring for “The People” ever since it was featured in RL Grime’s Halloween VIII mix last year, but the wait is over and we’ve been gifted with an official release. If you’re not familiar with 1991, he’s a London based producer …

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MEMBA – Meet Freedom (ft. Levus Alone)

In Electronic, Trap by Jeff

Producer duo MEMBA are primed for a big year in 2020. They recently announced their debut tour along with a look at their experiential live show on Instagram, and it looks incredible. These guys put so much energy into crafting a wholistic experience to go along with their music; the album art, music videos, live performance experience, and the cohesive …

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X&G – MONSTA EP

In Electronic, Experimental, Heavy, Trap by Jeff

The unstoppable force known X&G kick off the year with an explosive new release: the MONSTA EP. I’d been anxiously awaiting some new stuff from these guys and I’m pleased to say this EP absolutely delivers. Furious percussion and mind-bogglingly complex sound design can be found in each of the project’s 3 songs—a concise effort in which every track is …

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Great Dane – Former Friends

In Beats, Electronic, Instrumental, Trap by Jeff

I can’t get enough of Great Dane‘s understated brand of trap music. In a genre that’s filled with loud and aggressive songs, his style stands out with a stripped down, pure sound. “Former Friends” is the first taste of his upcoming album Delta Fly, and it features the most hypnotic beat I’ve heard in a minute. It’s got a west …

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Hapa – Nine (ft. Great Dane)

In Beats, Dark, Trap by Jeff

The debut album from LA based producer Hapa is a cohesive project loaded with dark and eerie trap production from start to finish. The highlight for me is “Nine” which features blog favorite, Great Dane. It revolves around a sample of children reciting a simple playground rhyme, with distorted bass synths and minimalistic percussion creating a menacing vibe. The song …

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Groke – Drowning

In Beats, Electronic, Instrumental, Trap by Jeff

“Drowning” is a trippy instrumental from up and coming UK based producer Groke. He says it’s a song about “the turbulent descent into the deep blue darkness”, which nicely sums up how this one feels. An intro with frenetic strings leads into an otherworldly vocal style synth, then plummets into the abyss with a monstrous beat. Before it ends, the …

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MEMBA – Boundless

In Electronic, Instrumental, Trap by Jeff

Production duo MEMBA released their highly anticipated SAGA-II EP last week and it more than lived up to the hype. The entire project is a cohesive experience—from MEMBA’s unique, worldly production, to the incredible short film that accompanies it. Check out one of my new favorite tracks, “Boundless”, below and listen to the rest of the EP on SoundCloud.

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Cozway & Jon Casey – Ambush

In Electronic, Instrumental, Trap by Jeff

“Ambush” was first heard last year on RL Grime’s Halloween VII mix and fans have been clamoring for a proper release ever since. It’s finally here, and it was worth the wait. The two newest additions to the Sable Valley roster bring the heat on this monstrous trap collaboration. Cozway and Jon Casey fuse their respective sounds—creating a frenetic and …

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FLMMBOiiNT FRDii – ARE YOU DUMM?

In Hip Hop, R&B, Trap, Upbeat by Jeff

Spark Master Tape affiliate FLMMBOiiNT FRDii recently dropped this sweet summer banger, and I can’t get get enough. Like everything this crew puts out, it’s produced by Paper Platoon. And like everything Paper Platoon produces, it absolutely knocks. The beat revolves around a sample from the 1973 song “Come And Go With Me” by The Dell Vikings, and throws in …

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MEMBA – Walls Down feat. EVAN GIIA

In Dangerous, Dark, Electronic, Trap by Jeff

Production duo MEMBA enlisted frequent collaborator and fast-rising vocalist EVAN GIIA for their intense new single, “Walls Down.” This song follows their lighthearted single “Schools Out”, and returns to the dark and powerful sound design they’ve perfected. “Walls Down” features plunging bass, sharp percussion, and otherworldly chants that combine with EVAN GIIA’s sultry vocals to create a massive and dangerous …