Foul Mouth – Soul Louis

Foul Mouth – Soul Louis

Soul Louis by Foul Mouth First off thanks to Mr. Pat 313 for giving me the heads up about this Foul Mouth debut beat tape called Soul Louis that was dropping in June. I started the volume at a “reasonable”…

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IV SB –  Acquired Taste

IV SB – Acquired Taste

Creatives have an internal need to get ideas out of their heads and into the world. Sometimes it’s just something jotted on a napkin, a quick tune recorded, or a snap with your phone. Sometimes you dig it and sometimes…

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Chanes

Chanes

 Right now I can’t think of a producer I’m more inspired by than Chanes. This cat is cranking out about an EP a month. Writing a post with 3 EP’s is a first for me, and well worth it. I…

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RAWS ​- Three (various artists)

“RAWS is an intimate party held in a small club in Tokyo, where underground beatheads unite. After a live performance by a jazz band which gets recorded, the beatmakers have an hour to chop up the freshly recorded sample, flip…

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Tres Records – Nueve

Does Tres know how to put out a beat tape or what?!? This is one of those sneaky sneak attacks on your ear drums. A heavily independent hip hop label cranks out a beat tape, Nueve, showcasing damn near an…

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Chanes – Renegade Hands

So far House Shoes hasn’t steered me wrong. If you see a project that says, “House Shoes Presents,” listen to it. My man Ben from Insect Records also knows a good artist when he hears one. Chanes has been on our radar…

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Sammus – M’Other Brain

Lately this is the only album that I can listen to straight through. Sammus is a super smart gamer girl that produces and raps. Is this a nerd’s dream that’s comes true or what?!? Either way I’m glad that Sammus is out there…

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L!STED – The Crystal Ship

L!STED – The Crystal Ship

Let me sum it up. Seven Dayis a dynamic duo made up of Jay Diction and L!STED. Very talented cats that keep coming with good music. L!STED is bringing The Crystal Ship to your ears. Beat after beat, I just keep asking myself, “how…

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NickNack – State Machine

NickNack – State Machine

NickNack’s State Machine is a good solid album with an eclectic sound. With a little bit of sampling, scratching, retro sounds, and a funky groove it’s a good mix of tracks that has a good progressive flow. I dig beat…

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EOM – Further

EOM – Further

The good folks at Knock Study/ Knock Steady let me know their good friend EOM, Elements Of Music, dropped an instrumental that I would dig. After listening to some Duke Westlake I figured some good things were coming from that camp.…

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