Friday, May 30, 2014

Plat du Jour: Martyn - Drones

The jazz-tinged 'Drones' is one of several great tracks on Dutch producer Martyn's excellent new album 'The Air Between Words', available 16th of June at Ninja Tune... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Pixelord - Google Yourself

'Google Yourself' is another great track by Moscow-based Pixelord I found on the new 'Mad-Hop Vol. 8'-compilation, enjoy!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Download: Dynooo - These Flaws Are Mine To War With

London-based producer Dynooo released 'These Flaws Are Mine To War With', a new mixtape, earlier this week... Stream the tape below or head over to DatPiff to find your free copy, enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Hollie Cook - 99

The irresistable '99' is one of my favourite tunes on British songstress Hollie Cook's new album 'Twice', available at Mr. Bongo... Enjoy!

Docu: Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton - The B-Side

'Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton', the documentary about Peanut Butter Wolf and his 
insta-legendary Stones Throw-label, got released on DVD and Blu-Ray earlier this week. The nice people at Rolling Stone are so kind as to provide us with some extra footage, enjoy 'The B-Side: Extra Special Loving for The People'...

Beat Appetit: Coco Bryce - Luv Dance

The amazing Coco Bryce returns with the bubbly but beautiful 'Luv Dance', a first taste of his forthcoming 'The Lover'-EP - set to drop June 23rd on his own Myor-label... Enjoy!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Beat Appetit: FaltyDL - Do Me

If all tracks on the forthcoming 'In the Wild' (dropping August 12th on Ninja Tune) are as expertly crafted as the great 'Do Me', it promises to be another high quality FaltyDL-album... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Skyzoo & Torae - All In Together ft. Sean Price & Guilty Simpson

Skyzoo & Torae's new joint album 'Barrel Brothers' drops tomorrow, listen to the Black Milk-produced and Sean Price- and Guilty Simpson-featuring 'All In Together' to get as excited as I am... Enjoy!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Plat du Jour: Fatima - Biggest Joke of All

The Floating Points-produced 'Biggest Joke of All' is another favourite on Fatima's incredible debut 'Yellow Memories', enjoy!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Beat Appetit: Visionist - More Pain

The icy 'More Pain' is my favourite track on British producer Visionist's new 'I'm Fine Part II'-EP, enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Electric Wire Hustle - Bottom Line (fLako Remix)

fLako, one of my favourite producers of the last few years, remixed Electric Wire Hustle's unreleased 'Bottom Line', the first single of their upcoming 'If These Are The Last Days'-EP... Enjoy!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Beat Appetit: Pamina - Temple

'Temple' is the stunning closer of French producers Pamina's new 'When We Were Young'-EP. Enjoy the beautiful, Mickey Dreamkey-directed video...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Plat du Jour: Low Leaf - Set Me Free

The beautiful 'Set Me Free' is another favourite off of Low Leaf's impressive new album 'AKASHAALAY', available at Fresh Selects... Enjoy!

Monday, May 19, 2014

Plat du Jour: El Da Sensei - Show Stoppa

This infectious banger by El Da Sensei is one of the tracks on Coalmine's recently released 'Unearthed'-compilation... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Kidkanevil - Shunkanido

The beautiful 'Shunkanido' is my favourite track on London-based producer Kidkanevil's new 'My Little Ghost'-album, enjoy!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Download: Kaytranada - Whatever

Canadian beatking Kaytranada shared this very dope collection of 19 unreleased tracks earlier this week. Listen to the GoldLink-featuring 'Sober Thoughts' and download 'Whatever' here, enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Bugseed - Stansmood

'Stansmood', a nice little jazzy gem, was Japanese producer Bugseed's contribution to Pragmatic Theory's 'Horizons'-beatcomp... Enjoy! 

Plat du Jour: Redman - Dunfiato

Reggie Noble aka Redman returned to surface last week with this little skillz-showcase... Enjoy 'Dunfiato'...

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Plat du Jour: The Roots - Understand

Very impressive, this Joe Baughman-created video for The Roots' 'Understand', one of the instant-favourites on their soon to be released new album '...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin'... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Esta x Mr.Carmack - Géometrik

Producers Esta and Mr. Carmack -who both embark on a European tour next week- joined forces for this bubbly banger... Enjoy 'Géometrik'...

Friday, May 16, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Plat du Jour: Chuck Inglish - Game Time ft. Action Bronson

The Action Bronson-featuring 'Game Time' is my favourite track on Chuck Inglish's new 'Convertibles'-album... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Koloah - Thru Memories

This beauty by Kiev-based producer Koloah has been a favourite for 2 years now... 
Enjoy 'Thru Memories'...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Beat Appetit: Psymun - Where U Go

The beautiful 'Where U Go' is my favourite instrumental track on Psymun's new 'Pink Label'-EP, enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Taylor McFerrin - Decisions ft. Emily King

Quite stunning, this Emily King-featuring track by Taylor McFerrin... Enjoy 'Decisions', one of the tracks on his upcoming album 'Early Riser' (dropping June 3rd on Brainfeeder)... 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Plat du Jour: Anthony Valadez - Good Lookin' ft. Bird

This Roarkyd-directed video for the Bird-featuring 'Good Lookin'', one of the many beautiful tracks on Anthony Valadez' latest album 'In Search Of...', is exactly what they call eye candy... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Samuel Truth - LevelUp

Auckland-based beatmaker Samuel Truth uploaded this beauty on his soundcloud today, a first taste of his upcoming 'Rise'-EP... Enjoy 'LevelUp'...

Monday, May 12, 2014

Beat Appetit: Dibiase - LF (Glo)

The mellow 'LF (Glo)' is one of the most interesting beats on Dibia$e's new 'Schematiks'-album, available at 10thirty... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Litte Dragon - Paris

Trevor Kane directed this beautiful video for 'Paris', one of the stellar cuts on Little Dragon's new album 'Nabuma Rubberband'... Enjoy!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Beat Appetit: Torky Tork - Der Unfall (1982)

'Der Unfall (1982)' is one of many superb beats on German producer Torky Tork's excellent 'PR110'-beattape, stil available at Melting Pot Music... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Jonwayne - Third Abandoned Planet

'Third Abandoned Planet' is a pretty mindblowing new track by rapper/producer Jonwayne, enjoy!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Plat du Jour: Blueprint - Overdosin'

Completely hooked on Blueprint's new album 'Respect the Architect' these last couple of weeks. Enjoy the dope 'Overdosin''...

Beat Appetit: Faber Morrow - Arctic Flight (G2K)

'Arctic Flight (G2K)' is an exciting new track by young Auckland-based producer Faber Morrow... Enjoy!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Plat du Jour: Sorceress - Treat The Feel

The New-Zealand collective Funkommunity may have changed their name to Sorceress, but that doesn't mean they lost the funk. Enjoy the beautiful 'Treat The Feel', the 2nd single of their upcoming 'Dose'-LP (dropping May 20th on Wonderwheel)...

Beat Appetit: LTGL - Hat To The Back

Supertalented Hasselt-based producer LTGL contributed this banger to Brownswood's new 
'Electr*c 4'-compilation, enjoy!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Download: Nooon. - Salient

Really smooth, laidback and warm: really enjoyin' these beats by Antwerp-based producer Nooon.. Head over to Burnt Tapes' bandcamp to download his 'Salient'-EP, enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Ostra - Zu-Zumba

L.A.-based producer Ostra's crazy new track 'Zu-Zumba' proves latin guitar samples have their place in bass music... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: The Black Keys - Fever

Lovin' this Theo Wenner-directed video for 'Fever', the quite infectious first single off of  
The Black Keys' new album 'Turn Blue'... Enjoy!

Les Chefs: De La Soul

They may have lost a little bit of credit offering pirated torrents as 'a gift to the fans', but the musical legacy of Posdnuos, Trugoy the Dove and Maseo is so impressive and influential that De La Soul earned a prominent place in the list of iconic hiphop bands... Enjoy!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Beat Appetit: DZA - Big Bang

 'Like a crazy roller-coaster ride in an old videogame' is probably the best way to describe the title track of Moscow-based producer DZA's new 'Big Bang'-EP - available at Activia Benz & How2Make... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Jaded Incorporated - Monster

Jaded Incorporated (Mayer Hawthorne & 14KT) used an old Dilla-beat to give 'Monster' that extra new wave-feel... Enjoy!

Download: Goldenninjah & Shamaan Rogers - Naps EP

Short and raw, these beatsketches by Hong Kong-based producers Goldenninjah & Shamaan Rogers... Head over to bandcamp to download their fresh 'Naps'-EP, enjoy!