Tag Archives: Beats

SONG OF THE DAY Majid Bekkas – Mrhaba (Cervo Edit)

Today’s song was an instant YES PLEASE for me with its inviting, uplifting and upbeat feel; this is the kind of slap in the face that you welcome when you are feeling tired after a long day, this is the vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY sir Was – In The Midst

This is one of those songs that took me a couple of listens to make my mind up about.  It had something that attracted my attention immediately, but like any music it’s all about the mood you’re at the time … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dennis The Fox – Piledriver

Sampled by DJ Shadow (which is how I stumbled upon today’s song), Piledriver is a groovy little track featuring on an album titled, Mother Trucker.  Recorded and self released by Dennis Caldirola, AKA Dennis The Fox, this album originally came out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Loopa Scava – Back On The Path

Escape Through The Dusty Clouds…What an enticing title for an album don’t you think? This is the latest offering from Greek musician, composer and producer, Ilias Mimilidis, aka Loopa Scava, and is the first album he’s released in 8 years! Described … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eets – Hammer Dub

Having trouble switching off? Can’t relax? Need to unwind? I’ve just the thing, and after the day I’ve had, I can pretty much tick all of those boxes myself, so if you are looking for something to calm the cockles, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Boyd – Rye Lane Shuffle

I’ve never been one for too much jazz, which is why I had to listen to this track a couple of times before deciding that, yes, although the jazzy tangents are there (a plus for some, of course), I can … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Freddie Joachim – Lately

Earlier this year I stumbled upon the brilliantly big beats of producer, DJ and recording artist, Freddie Joachim (Jo-ah-kim). A lifelong fan on hip hop, jazz and soul music, Freddie began djing in the mid 90’s and over the years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Miles Bonny – A New Village

Record producer, singer-songwriter, trumpeter and DJ, Miles Bonny has just released a new album titled Stroe “My Dear It’s Getting Morning Soon.” From what I’ve heard so far, this vibrant collection of songs all pivot around a smooth blend of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tycho – Epoch

San-Franciscan band Tycho is an ambient music project led by primary composer, songwriter and producer, Scott Hansen.  Also known as ISO50 for his photographic and design works, Hansen’s music evolves around a combination of downtempo vintage-style synthesizers, ambient melodies and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lushlife – The League of Frightened Men

My first thought when I heard this track playing the other day was, this sounds like a DJ Shadow track!  Big, bustin’ breaks and beats combine with smooth syncopated rhythms amidst a layering of samples, this is a big sound, … Continue reading

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