Category Archives: beats

SONG OF THE DAY Andrea Benini – El Guerrero

Anything drum orientated and rhythm-based is going to attract my attention, there’s no doubt about that…and, fortunately for me, today’s discovery just happens to be a gorgeous percussive-orientated composition that blends old traditions with modern beats. Producer, composer and percussionist/drummer … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange & Mr. Lif – The Scribe (feat. Akrobatik & DJ QBert)

How much am I enjoying this track!!!?? It’s so good! I’ve been getting more familiar with L’Orange & Mr. Lif’s 2016 dystopian concept album,  The Life & Death of Scenery after featuring Strange Technology the other day.  It’s superb album and I urge you to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lost Arts – Marlowe (L’Orange & Solemn Brigham)

“An artist afraid to overreach himself is as useless as a general who is afraid to be wrong” (Raymond Chandler)  Producer L’Orange & rapper Solemn Brigham have just joined forces under the name Marlowe and, true to the words of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Microphone Misfitz – Black Paranoia Feat. Fury

Six years ago Chicago’s Microphone Misfitz launched their Escape From Babylon series.  The 2nd volume  followed three years later in 2015 and in February this year came the third instalment: 15 more tracks digging even deeper into social and political issues. This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators – Journey to the Bottom

“Take a chance with the Scorpio Man, his sting will give you a funky high much better than what they sell in the streets…” As we embark full speed into 2018, Helsinki’s Timmion Records are preparing to release Ernie Hawks … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ralph Lundsten & The Andromeda All Stars – Horrorscope

This wacky little track came to my attention the other day and at first I couldn’t put a year to it and it reminded me of the first time I heard Pink Floyd’s Set The Controls For the Heart of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY L’Orange – Look Around (feat. Oddisee)

“My new album is called The Ordinary Man, it’ll be out 10/27!   The first single with Oddisee is out today and it’s one of the best songs I’ve ever made.  Losing my hearing over the past few years has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladys Lazer – Veronica

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this many times before, but one of the first things that draws me to any music is the beat..and this song has a cool beat!  Not only that, when I tracked down the accompanying video earlier, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Woods – Everybody Knows

Billy Woods has been described as a ‘rapper who defies easy categorisation’ and latest album Known Unknowns (which is his first release in 2 years!) contains some of his most melodic work yet! Tackling hefty issues such as what it is to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tobacco – Slaughtered by the Amway Guy

Thomas Fec, a.k.a Tobacco, is an electronic musician hailing from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania whose sound is forged from pre-digital electronic instruments such as analog synthesizers and tape machines.  He has been creating music since 1996, performing as both a solo … Continue reading

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