Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Download: Oatmello - Mocha & Vanilla

'Mocha & Vanilla' is a dope new tape by Portland-based producer Oatmello, head over to bandcamp to download your copy... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Lost Midas - Calipatria ft. NüTrik

The NüTrik-featuring 'Calipatria' is one of the tracks on L.A.-based producer Lost Midas' fortcoming new 'Undefined'-album - out June 30 on Tru Thoughts... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Denai Moore - Does It Get Easier?

Mahaneela directed this beautiful video for 'Does It Get Easier?', one of the tracks on Denai Moore's upcoming new album 'We Used to Bloom' - available June 16 via Because... Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Download: Weird Inside - Pulp (Demos)

New Jersey-based producer Weird Inside shared three tracks he managed to save after his gear got stolen... Head over to bandcamp to download 'Pulp (Demos)' and support the artist... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Goapele - Secret

Sean Alexander directed this sexy video for 'Secret', one of the tracks on Goapele's new 'Dreamseeker'-EP - available at SkyBlaze... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Howie Wonder - shesfly

'shesfly' is one of my favourite tracks on Howie Wonder's new 'Distant'-EP, give it a spin below... Enjoy!

Monday, May 29, 2017

Download: Gavin - Beats for Food

Nothing but dopeness on this new tape by Toronto-based producer Gavin... Head over to bandcamp to download his 'Beats for Food', enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Unda De Sango - Rété Konsa ft. Meemee Nelzy

Play Studio shot these beautiful images of Guadeloupe for the Meemee Nelzy-featuring 'Rété Konsa', one of the tracks on Swiss producer Unda De Sango's new 'Fi-Filé'-EP - available at Boyoom Connective... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Howie Lee - Dizi

The crazy 'Dizi' is one of the tracks on Bejing-based producer Howie Lee's new 'Homeless'-EP - available at Do Hits... Enjoy!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Docu: Music Archeology: Reviving the World's Forgotten Records

MIMS' Lexis tried to explain the importance of digging for records to the people at Montréal's TEDx, watch his talk on 'Music Archeology: Reviving the World's Forgotten Records' below... Enjoy!

Download: Roger Plexico - Where the Sidewalk Ends

Damn impressive, this dope blend of beats, jazz and library music by Portugese duo Roger Plexico... Head over to Monster Jinx to download their 'Where the Sidewalk Ends'-EP, enjoy!

Beat Appetit: JNTHN STEIN x Mr. Carmack - Who Cares

JNTHN STEIN and Mr. Carmack joined forces for the amazing 'Who Cares', give the track a listen below... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: K1D - Midnight ft. Jazz Maeson

K1D recruited Jazz Maeson for his smooth new single 'Midnight', give the track a spin below... Enjoy!

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Download: eelxb - The SP Tape

Pretty dope, this new beattape by Maryland-based producer eelxb... Head over to bandcamp to download 'The SP Tape', enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Ruby Rushton - Prayer For Yusef

The stunning Yusef Lateef-tribute 'Prayer for Yusef' is one of the tracks on Ruby Rushton's new album 'Trudi's Songbook: Volume One' - available at 22a... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Dézaulait - Cinématique

Belgian producer Dézaulait shared this great new track yesterday, give his 'Cinématique' a spin below... Enjoy!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Download: V/A - Bless Vol. 1

Inner Ocean, O-Nei-Ric & Saikei joined forces to try and raise some money to support the White Helmets in Syria... Head over to bandcamp to download or cop 'Bless Vol. 1', enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Photay - Outré Lux ft. Madison McFerrin

Photay recruited Madison McFerrin for his new single 'Outré Lux', give the track a spin below... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Axion117 - Keep Drifting

'Keep Drifting' is one of my favourite tracks on Japanese producer Axion117's dope new 'Sketches'-album, enjoy!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Download: Invention - F°rgxve

Last week, Canadian producer Invention shared this beautiful little two track EP... Head over to bandcamp to download 'F°rgxve', enjoy! 

Beat Appetit: Jlin - Carbon 7 (161)

Joji Koyama directed this video for 'Carbon 7 (161)', one of the tracks on Jlin's great new 'Black Origami'-album - available at Planet Mu... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Jaimie Branch - Theme 002

The exciting 'Theme 002' is one of my favourite tracks on Chicago-based trumpeter Jaimie Branch's impressive 'Fly or Die'-album - available at International Anthem... Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Beat Appetit: Feiertag - Uncanny Valley (Moods Remix)

Moods got his hands on 'Uncanny Valley' by Boogie Angst-labelmate Feiertag, give his remix a spin below... Enjoy!

Download: Yungmorpheus - 10 Gram Plan

Blvnt released this dope beattape by Brooklyn-based emcee/producer Yungmorpheus a couple of weeks ago, head over to bandcamp to download '10 Gram Plan'... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Shabazz Palaces - Shine a Light ft. Thaddillac

The Thaddillac-featuring and Dee Dee Sharp-sampling 'Shine a Light' is one of the tracks on Shabazz Palaces' upcoming new 'Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star'-album - out July 14 via Sub Pop... Enjoy!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Download: Kratos Himself - Kratos Himself Remixed

Jeen Bassa, Sam A La Bamalot, Vorace and a bunch of others reworked tracks off of Kratos Himself's two latest albums, head over to bandcamp to download 'Kratos Himself Remixed'... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Lee Fields & The Expressions - Make the World

Kate Cunningham directed this video for 'Make the World', one of the tracks on Lee Fields & The Expressions' 'Special Night'-album - available at Big Crown... Enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Yotaro - Holi

Japanese producer Yotaro has his way with Don Blackman's 'Holding You, Loving You' on 'Holi', one of the tracks on his new 'Turning Point'-album - available at Cascade... Enjoy!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Download: V/A - Beat Cinema Resident Compilation 2017

The nice folks at Beat Cinema shared this nice compilation featuring the likes of Repeated Measures, Jerms, Arti and others... Head over to bandcamp to download 'Beat Cinema Resident Compilation 2017', enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Marco Polo - Double the Monsters

The dope 'Double the Monsters' is one of the tracks on Marco Polo's 'Baker's Dozen' - available at Fat Beats... Enjoy!

Plat du Jour: Khary - Quitting ft. Latrell James

Khary shared this great video for the Latrell James-featuring 'Quitting', one of the tracks on last year's 'Intern Aquarium'... Enjoy!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Download: Shaolin Luciano - The Axelrod Tapes

Very nice, this 'auditory exploration into the mind of the late David Axelrod'... Head over to Shaolin Luciano's bandcamp to download 'The Axelrod Tapes', enjoy!

Beat Appetit: Eprom - B.F.G.

The great Eprom shared one of the tracks off his upcoming new 'Pineapple'-EP, give the destructive 'B.F.G.' a spin below... Enjoy!

Festivals 2017

I took a look at the line up of a couple of Belgian festivals, these are the artists I think deserve your attention... Enjoy!

Werchter (29/06-02/07/2017)
Bonobo, Coely, Fatima Yamaha, James Blake, Mura Masa, Noname, Rae Sremmurd, Soulwax, The Avalanches, Vuurwerk, ...

Couleur Café (30/06-02/07/2017)
Baloji, Caballero & JeanJass, Coely, Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley, Flatbush Zombies, Guts, Jungle by Night, Lianne La Havas, Loyle Carner, Mbongwana Star, Niveau4, Orishas, Roméo Elvis, Sango, The Roots, ...

Gent Jazz (06-15/07/2017)
Christian Scott, GoGo Penguin, Grace Jones, Herbie Hancock, Kadhja Bonet, Kamasi Washington, Makaya McCraven, McCoy Tyner Trio, Miles Mosley, Robert Glasper Experiment, Shabaka & The Ancestors, STUFF., United Vibrations, Wayne Shorter Quartet, ...

Les Ardentes (06-09/07/2017)
Alltta, Booba, Caballero & JeanJass, Christian Scott, Coely, DJ Pone, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Mac Miller, Mick Jenkins, Roméo Elvis & Le Motel, Sean Paul, TheColorGrey, ...

Cactus Festival (07-09/07/2017)
Goose, Jamie Lidell, Michael Kiwanuka, Rhye, ...

Dour (12-16/07/2017)
$uicideboys, Alaclair Ensemble, Binkbeats, Blawan, Bruxelles Arrive, Caballero & JeanJass, De La Soul, Die Antwoord, DJ Vadim ft. Big Red, Earl Sweatshirt, Joe Kay b2b The Whooligan, Jon Hopkins, Jonwayne, Kaytranada, Le 77, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lefto, Little Simz, Lone, Loyle Carner, M.I.A., Machinedrum, Mall Grab, Nao, Nas, Nina Kraviz, Phoenix, Pusha T, Rejjie Snow, Romare, Roméo Elvis & Le Motel, Rone, Solange, Stwo, Talib Kweli & The Soul Rebels, The Gaslamp Killer, The Underachievers, Uman, Wax Tailor, Young Fathers, Yussef Kamaal, Zwangere Guy, ...

Pukkelpop (16-19/08/2017)
Antal, BadBadNotGood, Ben UFO, Benji B, Bjarki, Cashmere Cat, Clark, Cypress Hill, Death Grips, Delv!s, Denzel Curry, Faisal, Floating Points, Flume, Glints, Joy Orbison, Lunice, Mac DeMarco, Migos, Mount Kimbie, Mr. Oizo, Mura Masa, Mykki Blanco, Nicolas Jaar, Sampha, Stikstof, Stormzy, STUFF., TLP, Vince Staples, Vuurwerk, What So Not, The XX, ...

Plat du Jour: TheColorGrey - Need to Know

Anthony Nti directed this funny video for 'Need to Know', one of the tracks on TheColorGrey's new 'Rebelation'-album - available at Warner... Enjoy!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Download: Shadley Peterson - Pearls

Synths galore on this new project by Cape Town-based producer Shadley Peterson... Head over to Keats Collective's bandcamp to download 'Pearls', enjoy!

Docu: Jaimie Branch - Fly or Die

Mark Pallman directed this short documentary introducing us to amazing free jazz trumpeter Jaimie Branch; make sure to check out her impressive debut album 'Fly or Die' - available at International Anthem... Enjoy!