Heady | adj. \’he-dē \

1. tending to intoxicate or make giddy or elated.
2. marked by or showing good judgment.
3. intellectually stimulating or demanding.

Carlos V

Dec 102014
 

The latest installment to the Fall Mix Series originates from our Canadian neighbor, trog’low. The Vancouver based producer touts a vast catalog of productions sourced with a fervid appreciation for jazz, classical and hip-hop. With several compilations already under his belt, trog’low appears to be in the preliminary stages of releasing additional material, suggested by the title of the mix, ‘Sparkling Adventures 2’, a would-be successor to his previous ‘Sparkling Adventures‘ debut. The mix finds itself laced with a horde of unreleased content, upbeat in rhythm and colorful in melody, serving as a superlative tracklist for daily adventures.

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 Posted by on December 10, 2014 Chill, Downtempo, Mixes Tagged with: , , , ,
Dec 102014
 

Channeling an adoration for hip-hop and soul into a unique house-flavored style, Dutch producer Jengi Beats debuts his latest single ‘Bruh’ on London’s independent label platform, Youtellme. Acting as the first single, digital release for the label, Jengi Beats’s ‘Bruh’ delivers a moving musical offering that will help you circumvent the dipping annual temperatures. Pressing clean with warm basslines, cavernous melodic trickling, vocal aphrodisiacs, and smooth-walking drums, ‘Bruh’ will effortlessly make its way to the top of your “most-played” tracklist.

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 Posted by on December 10, 2014 Disco/Indie Dance, House Tagged with: , , ,
Dec 102014
 

Tastefully reminding us that France is beyond adequately populated with incredibly talented electronic music producers, The Noisy Freaks deliver their remix of Jamiroquai’s ‘Virtual Insanity’. The duo serves up an emblematic remix, staying true to the The Noisy Freaks’s rudimentary stylistic encompassing of funk, soul, and electro. Leaving little to nothing left to be desired, The Noisy Freaks fill the release with wiring electronic glitches, bleeps, and cuts, all position within and around bouncy funk-laden rhythms, talk-box like vocal snippets, and enveloping bass notes, all mixed to you leave swathed in a cocoon of essential musical nourishment.

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 Posted by on December 10, 2014 Electro, Funk, Remix Tagged with: , , , ,
Dec 082014
 

This is no new name to this thread, though if you have yet to experience the pleasure and allure of Esbe’s musical creativity, here is a perfect venue to access it. The LA based producer has delivered a gripping amalgamation of tracks to the second installment of our Fall Mix Series, showcasing some of his favorite personal releases as of late.

As the fall temperatures dip further into the wintery digits, Esbe’s guest mix, which features a soothing, stirring and emotive blend of electronic beats seamlessly laced with trip-hop, downtempo, hip-hop, and soulful threads, will bring warmth to your bones and energy to your spirit in the face of cloudy days. The mix provides an adequate balance between lively, sultry, melancholic and introspective beats, giving you ample space to bounce back and forth between the various emotional soundscapes created within.

Tracklist:

1. KOGNITIF – YOU DON’T KNOW
2. Pepe. – Only Lovers Left Alive
3. Freddie Joachim – Hours
4. Mabanua – Trap
5. Moods – Love Is Real
6. Matas & Edo Lee – Corcovado/I Like It
7. Machinedrum – Center Your Love
8. Deadbeats – You never know
9. MALCOLM MCLAREN – ABOUT HER
10. Mokhov – Perfect Tomorrow.
11. Mokhov – Midnight Love
12. Defiant Kinetics – Epistate

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 Posted by on December 8, 2014 Chill, Downtempo, Mixes Tagged with: , , , ,
Dec 012014
 

Hitting the shelves in a couple of weeks on Ultra Records is Endor’s sensually sultry remix of TWB (The Writers Block) ‘Don’t Look Any Further’. The UK producer is delivering savory mix to the EP and will surely capture your interest if your knees buckle when hearing arousing house productions populated with deep synths, glossy keys, and seductive vocals. The remix is rolling out alongside two remixes from Wankelmut in addition the TWB original on December 15th. Pre-orders are available now.

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 Posted by on December 1, 2014 House, Remix Tagged with: , , , ,
Nov 302014
 

Don’t be fooled by the title of ProleteR’s most recent EP, as the caliber of producer that is inferred by its name could not be further removed from the truth. ‘Rookie EP’ is the French beatmaker’s most recent compilation of tracks, stretching the greatest lengths and reaching peak heights of ProleteR’s polished abstract, jazzy hip-hop style.

Complimenting his previous line of musical works, ProleteR once again flawlessly blends the sounds of 20s and 30s jazz into the bouncy, hip-hop flavored beats. ProleteR’s powers clean but stomping percussion, layering his drums tastefully behind and in front of textured, lively, and savory brass and vocal samples. Be sure to snag up ‘Rookie EP’, on Bandcamp as this is surely one of ProleteR’s most energy-rich compilations.

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 Posted by on November 30, 2014 Album/EP, Chill Tagged with: , , , , ,
Nov 302014
 

Here you have some serious musical knowledge applied in a way that yields an incredibly expressive, emotionally rich and lively electronic production. Sushi Killer resides in Salinas, California and appears at first glance to be yet another young and versatile producer with a boundless musical imagination. The Cali-based producer self-describes Sushi Killer’s genre as “Future Anime”, a fitting classification for a track that brilliantly fuses 8-bit and early 90s game console sounds into a medley of cascading electronic synths, melodies, and basslines. Snag up ‘Too Kyun’ for free and do be sure to sample some of his other works on SoundCloud.

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 Posted by on November 30, 2014 Electro, Funk Tagged with: , ,
Nov 302014
 

Keep a close eye on this rather elusive producer coming out of New Jersey. Jimmy Butler, soon to be known commonly know as ‘buji.’, for better or for worse, is touting some serious sound production at the age of fifteen. Butler recently showcased his remix of Drake’s ‘The Ride’ as a turkey day treat. No telling if this will be released for free but it certainly pounds with enough force and flavor to keep you invested in determining if it does get tossed up for grabs. The remix spans a lengthy five plus minutes and buji. creates a radiating oceanic-bass flavored anthem, flooding your sound system with an sweeping mist of electronic synths, bleeps, melodies, and percussive breakdowns. Do take note of the name as there is sure to be more musical delights pooling in from this young and talented northeastern producer.

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 Posted by on November 30, 2014 Remix, Trap Tagged with: , , ,
Nov 302014
 

Those of you who have kept tabs on the The Cancel here on this thread and on other platforms, may have been slightly disconcerted at the announcement of the duos disbandment. The Ukrainian production team anchored themselves deep into the stream of jazzy hip-hop instrumentals and together delivered a vibrant stream of memorable singles and lengthy compilations. The fate of the project is, thankfully, not looking grim as one of the members will be continuing the advancement and expansion of the The Cancel’s musical catalog from now and well into the foreseeable future.

‘Criminal’ surfaces as The Cancel’s first full-length solo album since the split, and the nineteen track compilation will not leave any fan disappointment by any means. Packed with an array of musical essentials, the majority of releases featured on ‘Criminal’ cycle through a melancholic terrain, rooted with rich and gentle melodies, soothing vocal hymns and punchy gusts of percussive breaks; ideal for the upcoming cozy winter days. The Cancel albums always deliver a return greater than their monetary value, so if you’re in the mood for giving, snag up the newest installment in the latest phase of The Cancel musical history.

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 Posted by on November 30, 2014 Album/EP, Chill, Downtempo Tagged with: , , , ,
Nov 282014
 

Sydney based producer Pedram Rouzbehani, the mind behind the musical presence of P.R, recently made an appearance on Cult Classic Records to answered his fans’ calling with a densely populated compilation, ‘The Instrumentals‘. The release was pieced together in response to waves of requests for multiple P.R instrumentals. So without further adieu, lo and behold the instrumentals for numerous of P.R’s most coveted releases from his sultry catalog. The seven track bundle comes ready to soothe or excite, with seamless hip-hop jazz-infused soundscapes that effortlessly excite you to bounce or move you into the domains of serenity and delight.

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 Posted by on November 28, 2014 Album/EP, Chill, Downtempo Tagged with: , ,