ODEENO – MATTGLRE

“Starting the new year with good intentions, one of these is to create and donate so many beats for this 2018 just started,” says Odeeno on the release of new beat tape ‘Mattglre’.  Fans of his sample-based, crackling style won’t be disappointed by the loops on display here, but things start to get really interesting…

LEAN LOW & DJ DUBPLATES – VIOLATE

‘Pay It No Mind’ is the collaborative brainchild of Bad Taste Records producer Lean Low & Los Angeles’ DJ dubplates inspired by Memphis Rap classics by the likes of  Three-6 Mafia, Gangsta Pat, DJ Paul and Lil Noid.  ‘Violate’ is the first of ten transatlantic link-ups, showcasing the duo’s “mutual love and respect for that era’s…

SAMIYAM – PIZZA PARTY

‘Pizza Party’ is 24 minutes of off-kilter mobster music mixed with a warm soul sound that is unmistakably L.A. producer and beatmaker Samiyam.  Unusually for this kind of beat tape, ‘Pizza Party’ is free of the kind of dusty vinyl samples we’ve come to expect, replaced this time around with original synths and FX in…

KIN KLAVÉ – DANCING WITH HANUMAN

Kin Klavé may be from Yorkshire in northern England, but he’s headed East on new track ‘Dancing With Hanuman’.  Named after a character from Hindu folklore, the track bursts into life following an ambient intro, brimming with Indian influences, weaved into a Trip Hop setting a la Bonobo.  Stream below via BandCamp.

THE NINETYS – WE ARE NOT THE SAME

Featuring recent single ‘Neighbours‘, The Ninetys’ self-released mixtape ‘We Are Not The Same’ goes every bit as hard.  The British producer pairs bars from MCs Mic Supreme, Defkon, Fortune and ZXPH XLLXS with futuristic, Trap-influenced instrumentals that take no prisoners.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

KIN KLAVÉ – VOLARE EP

British producer Kin Klavé releases ‘Volare’, a six track instrumental collection featuring previously released singles ‘Soa‘ and ‘Mantissa‘.  His debut EP fuses ambient Hip Hop with House and IDM with World influences, resulting in something quite unique.  The Yorkshireman turned Bristolian’s “passion for natural landscapes has found its way onto a number of tracks” on an EP…

THE NINETYS – NEIGHBOURS

British producer The NInetys releases ‘Neighbours’, a new track from upcoming mixtape ‘We Are Not The Same’, a self-released collection of previously unreleased material amassed over the course of 2016.  The lead track places pitched-down vocal from an as-yet unnamed MC over a hard-hitting Hip Hop beat, ending with a a spacey take on that classic…