LAZY H – ONLY AN OUTLINE

North London producer Lazy H has been working behind-the-scenes for years as a producer, multi-instrumentalist, engineer and songwriter. Releasing his own material for the first time, his debut EP is a vibrant fusion of misbehaving electronics and exotic samples that draws as much inspiration from modern electronic artists like Sam Gellaitry and Photay as it…

HAICH – PEAK

London-based producer Haich releases new track ‘Peak’, described as “a sonic journey reflecting the emotional ups & downs in an individual’s mind whilst being a long distance from someone or something they’re emotionally attached too.” Written by Haich on a trip to LA, the track builds and builds before dropping off; ditching the majority of…

+44RAPTURE – AREA CODE

‘Area Code’ is a confident debut album from young British producer +44RAPTURE. It’s a twelve track affront from twisting, stabbing synths that sit above a bedrock of bass-heavy, deeply percussive beats. Think Sam Gellaitry meets Klimeks. “For me, Area Code has been a massive highlight in my life for the past year and a half…

MODEL 86 – TRAUMA

“I made ‘Trauma’ after messing around with a bunch of vocal samples to see what happened,” producer Model 86 told XLR8R.  “It’s called ‘Trauma’ because I was messing around making up lyrics for what the vocal edits/noises became—the first word she says sounds like ‘trauma’.  I actually had a version of the track that replaced…

TEK.LUN – ALLOW IT!

“‘ALLOW IT!’ is a collection of music I have been sitting on for a while now and I’m excited for you all to hear what these past few years have been sounding like,” says Tek.Lun on his latest project. The HW&W prodducer from ‘Baltimore’ draws on a wide range of styles and influences, taking elements…

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…

GREYHAT – IN THE WALL

Greyhat rounds off 2017 with new track ‘In The Wall’; a quietly brilliant new track that sees the producer incorporate guitars into his synthy signature sound.  It’s unassuming, but it’s lead melody is surprisingly catchy.  Stream the new track from the Portland, Maine beatmaker [who lists Crash Bandicoot among his influences], below via Spotify, click…