Thursday, July 31, 2014

Beat Appetit: Suicideyear - Hope Building A

'Hope Building A' is the first single off 'Remembrance', the debut EP Baton Rouge-based producer Suicideyear plans to release September 23rd via Software... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Idris Muhammad - Crab Apple

The world has lost another jazz giant today: legendary drummer Idris Muhammad passed away age 74 in his hometown New Orleans. Mourn along while enjoying the incredibly funky 'Crab Apple' of his near-perfect 1977 'Turn This Mutha Out'-album...

Download: Bonikowski x Miles Bonny - Solar Folk Funk Bass Meditations

The great Miles Bonny released a stunning new EP last week... Support the man and head over to bandcamp to cop 'Solar Folk Funk Bass Meditations', enjoy!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Download: G Jones - Ring The Alarm

Hamburg-based label Saturate confirms its status as the purveyor of exciting and adventurous bass music by releasing this bangin' collection of new G Jones-tracks... Head over to bandcamp to cop the very dope 'Ring The Alarm'-EP, enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Daisuke Tanabe - Paper Planes

Japanese beatwiz Daisuke Tanabe shared a little taste of his forthcoming album 'Floating Underwater' (available September 15th at Ki) with us today... Enjoy the beautiful 'Paper Planes'...

Plat du Jour: Jaded Incorporated - People Change

Dark, strange and NSFW, this new video for Jaded Incorporated's 'People Change'... Enjoy!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Beat Appetit: Giorgio Oehlers - Cursing in Church

Dutch producer Giorgio Oehlers' 'Cursing in Church' is one of the many dope beats on the new 'Expansion Sound Vol. 2'-comp, enjoy!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Plat du Jour: Homeboy Sandman - America, The Beautiful

'America, The Beautiful', a great new Jonwayne-produced track, serves as a teaser for the new Homeboy Sandman album 'Hallways' - available September 2nd via Stones Throw... Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Download: MC Melodee - Coolin' EP

Pretty impressive, this new EP by Amsterdam-based MC Melodee... Listen to the 'Coolin' EP' below or download it right here, enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Jon Phonics - Face of Spades

'Face of Spades' is the ecstatic opener of British producer Jon Phonics's new 'White Neckle'-EP, available at First World... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Myron & E - Broadway

Enjoy this cool video for Myron & E's 'Broadway', the title track of one of my favourite albums of last year...

Monday, July 21, 2014

Download: .Casting - Heatwave EP

Nice and lush 80s-inspired beats by Italian producer .Casting, head over to Stratford Court's bandcamp to download the 'Heatwave'-EP... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: 『Drip Drop』 - R X 7 8

The lovely 'R X 7 8' is my favourite track on Australian producer『Drip Drop』's new 'EP メカMECHA DREAMS', available at Gentle... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: S.Fidelity - Second Chance ft. LaNo & Tajima Hal

Swiss but Berlin-based producer S.Fidelity offers us a first taste of his upcoming 'Five to Nine'-album - dropping September 1st via Feelin' Music... Enjoy ' Second Chance' featuring LaNo and Tajima Hal...

Download: V/A - Expansion Sound Vol. 2

Mecca:83's Expansions Collective released the second installment of their 'Expansion Sound'-series, gathering beats by the likes of Ackryte, Giorgio Oehlers, Keor Meteor, Handbook, Robot Orchestra and Sir Froderick... Head over to bandcamp to download this excellent comp, enjoy!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Beat Appetit: Submerse - Cut From the Team

Enjoy 'Cut From the Team', the best track on London-based beatmaker Submerse's upcoming 'Slow Waves'-album - available July 25th at Project: Mooncircle... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Anushka - Atomic Bombs

'Atomic Boms' is my favourite track on Brighton-based duo Anushka's debut 'Broken Circuit', enjoy!

Download: Herrmutt Lobby - Midi + Demi

I've been enjoyin' 'Midi + Demi', the crazy new Herrmutt Lobby-album, an awful lot lately... Head over to Thin Consolation's bandcamp to cop the album on cassette or to download a digital version, enjoy!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Download: V/A - Ode to Delia

The Hobo Truffles-collective released a new compilation with beats by the likes of Bluestaeb, Melodiesinfonie, Ben Bada Boom, Cometeers and Sixfingerz; head over to bandcamp to download the pretty fantastic 'Ode to Delia'...

Plat du Jour: Rob Really - Dinner at Massaniello

Enjoy 'Dinner at Massaniello', a new Kurdish Jackson-produced track by Rob Really - 1st class dopeness as usual... 

Beat Appetit: Losco - Wolf

Genk-based producers Losco released this banger earlier this week, enjoy 'Wolf'...

Friday, July 18, 2014

Download: Melodiesinfonie - Friede Freude Outtakes

After the release of the excellent 'Friede Freude', Swiss beatmeister Melodiesinfonie apparently had more than enough beautiful beats left to fill an entire album with outtakes... Head over to Boyoom Connective's bandcamp to download 'Friede Freude Outtakes', enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Shabazz Palaces - Forerunner Foray

Sampling Lightin' Rod's classic 'Hustler's Convention', 'Forerunner Foray' is one of my favourite tracks on Shabazz Palaces' new 'Lese Majesty'-album... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Mieux - Fishing

Pretty amazing, this tune by Austrian production duo Mieux (Minor Sick + Feux)... Enjoy the joyful 'Fishing'...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Beat Appetit: Pixelord - Answer

This one's been out for a while now, but still lovin' this really cool video by Alex Sky for Pixelord's 'Answer', the first single of his upcoming 'Polygon Fare'-EP... Enjoy!


Plat du Jour: Okmalumkoolkat - Holy Oxygen

South-African rapper Okmalumkoolkat made quite an impesssion on LV's great 2012 'Sebenza'-album. Needless to say I'm very glad to see him teaming up with genius producers like Cid Rim and The Clonious for his first solo EP ('Holy Oxigen I' drops August 4th at Affine), enjoy the EP-trailer and title track 'Holy Oxigen'...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Beat Appetit: Filastine - Drone Silences

'Drone Silences' by L.A.-born and Barcelona-based producer Filastine fits current events perfecly, enjoy!

Docu: Brenk Sinatra - Cali Sessions

Specta Colour accompanied Austrian beatmaker Brenk Sinatra to L.A. and documented the whole trip... Enjoy 'Cali Sessions'!

Plat du Jour: Paul White - Honey Cats

Today, superb Birtish producer Paul White announced that he will be releasing 'Shaker Notes', his first album for R&S ("my most personal sample free album yet"), on September 29. Enjoy 'Honey Cats', a first taste of what to expect on that album...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Plat du Jour: Dilated Peoples - Show Me The Way Ft. Aloe Blacc

Listen to the Jake One-produced and Aloe Blacc-featuring 'Show Me The Way' to find out why you should be at the edge of your seat for the release of the new Dilated Peoples record ('Directors of Photography' drops July 22nd at Rhymesayers)... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Pixelord - Anorak

The bouncy 'Anorak' is my favourite track on Russian producer Pixelord's new 'Portal'-EP - out on Hyperboloid... Enjoy!


Monday, July 14, 2014

Beat Appetit: Krampfhaft - Dormant Code

The massive 'Dormant Code' is probably one of the heaviest tunes on Dutch producer Krampfhaft's new 'Before We Leave'-album, enjoy!

Plat du Jour: The Child of Lov - One Day ft. Damon Albarn

Very beautiful and pretty creepy, this posthumous video for the Damon Albarn-assisted 'One Day' - one of the best tracks on The Child of Lov's self-titled debut album... Enjoy!

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Download: Arµ-2 - Viertes Logic

Japanese producer Arµ-2 blessed us with a new batch of raw & unpolished beats, head over to Hot Record Société's bandcamp to download his 'Viertes Logic'-EP...

Beat Appetit: 10th Letter - Dragon Float

The joyful 'Dragon Float' is one of my favourite tunes on Atlanta-based producer 10th Letter's new 'Corpus Animus'-album... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: The Budos Band - The Sticks

Earlier this week, The Budos Band released the first single of their 'Burnt Offering'-album - set to drop October 21st via Daptone... Enjoy 'The Sticks'...

Friday, July 11, 2014

Beat Appetit: Zeroh - Fiesta Por Favor

'Fiesta Por Favor' is one of my favourite cuts on Zeroh's most recent 'Pool Party: Original Still Picture Soundtrack'-beattape, enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Talib Kweli - Whats Real ft. Res

Cool video for Talib Kweli's 'Whats Real', one of the tracks on last year's 'Gravitas'... Enjoy!

Download: Calibro 35 - RAI Radio 1 - Musiche per sonorizzazioni e programmi

Italian RAI Radio 1 asked funkateers Calibro 35 to create new jingles for their weather-, sports- and newsbroadcasts and what they came up with it is just pure gold... Head over to bandcamp to download the impressive 'RAI Radio 1 - Musiche per sonorizzazioni e programmi', enjoy!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Beat Appetit: Temu - Boogaloo Blues

Lovin' this elaborate funkgem by allround-artist Temu, enjoy his 'Boogaloo Blues'...

Plat du Jour: The Bug - Fuck a Bitch ft. Death Grips

If you're planning on destroying something or someone, The Bug's Death Grips-featuring 'Fuck a Bitch' might just be the soundtrack you're lookin' for... Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Plat du Jour: Lil Silva - Mabel

The infectious 'Mabel' - the first single of an upcoming EP with the same title - finds Lil Silva singin' over his own production for the first time, enjoy!