Producers eery and eli filosov [ p h i l o ] Join Forces On Lo-Fi Instrumental Album ’empty.road’

Producers eery and eli filosov [ p h i l o ] are two of the best and most consistent producers in the SoundCloud universe. They deserve much more credit, but together and individually they have a strong following. Just a few days ago we were gifted with a collab project titled empty.road. They callContinue reading “Producers eery and eli filosov [ p h i l o ] Join Forces On Lo-Fi Instrumental Album ’empty.road’”

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Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’

Sqreeb is all you could want in a modern-day hip hop producer. The Montreal native cuts-up samples in the vein of pioneer beatsmiths such as DJ Premier but uses elements of this generation’s digitalized programming such as Pro Tools and Fruity Loops. All of this is to say that his September full length, Cross The Border, isContinue reading “Sqreeb Makes A Connection Between Canada and the U.S On Instrumental Project ‘Cross The Border’”

A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’

I love playing instrumental projects on Saturdays. I wake up and immediately make coffee, sit down, and either read music editorials or do some work while soaking in the sounds. When the sun is starting to go down in the afternoon, and I’m on my 4th cup of coffee, I’m in the mood for someContinue reading “A Broke Ass White Boy Displays Overwhelming Talent on New Instrumental Album ‘A Beat Is Worth A Thousand Words’”

French Producer Terem Exceeds Expectations In New EP ‘Intuition In The Keys’ (Review)

A few days ago I wrote about Terem, an eccentric, yet powerful French producer who dug deep into my soul off of one track. Interestingly enough, Look On The Bright Side was a pure instrumental. Although there were no vocals, the record brought into mind the importance of gratitude – even in dark times. Terem’s fullContinue reading “French Producer Terem Exceeds Expectations In New EP ‘Intuition In The Keys’ (Review)”

Terem Shares The Importance Of Gratitude In Jazzy Instrumental ‘Look on the Bright Side’

Music has no bounds, and no limitations. It is free-flowing; an expression of anything the artist desires. Instrumental submissions have hit my inbox from time to time, and I usually praise them with just as many words as a vocal track. Look on the Bright Side, a new instrumental from artist extraordinaire  Terem, did notContinue reading “Terem Shares The Importance Of Gratitude In Jazzy Instrumental ‘Look on the Bright Side’”

Illect Recordings’ Sundance Steps Out On His Own With Debut Single ‘The Last Sunrise’

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Illect Recordings is one of the best independent hip hop labels in the country. Not only do they host dope music, but often put out cassettes, CDs, and vinyl for their drops. Another gem has come out of the camp – this time from Sundance. The multi-faceted,Continue reading “Illect Recordings’ Sundance Steps Out On His Own With Debut Single ‘The Last Sunrise’”

Pigeons & Planes’ Freestyle Winner K1NG ELJAY Showcases His Production Chops On Instrumental Project ‘ROYALTY: The Common Tape’

Beat tapes are my weakness. I listen to a lot of hip hop, but rarely do I find an instrumental project that I really fuck with. When I do find that needle in the haystack, I play it obsessively throughout the coming weeks, and revisit it over the course of the year. K1NG ELJAY’s latest project,Continue reading “Pigeons & Planes’ Freestyle Winner K1NG ELJAY Showcases His Production Chops On Instrumental Project ‘ROYALTY: The Common Tape’”

Keenan Kilgore’s New Album ‘SEPTEMBER’ Shows Beauty Has No Bounds

Instrumental albums make the world go round. FACTS. When I get one as a submission, my day instantly becomes better. Music is the soundtrack to our lives, and hearing something that connects you to an artist you’ve never met is one of the best feelings in the world. Keenan Kilgore’s new LP SEPTEMBER captures me at thisContinue reading “Keenan Kilgore’s New Album ‘SEPTEMBER’ Shows Beauty Has No Bounds”

Dissecting HarmonicSapien’s Prince Inspired Track ‘Afrodite: The Tale of the Ebony Aphrodite’

Hey Nigel. What’s your artist name, where are you from, and how old are you? Hello, thank you for the opportunity. My name is HarmonicSapien. I am from the burbs of Illinois. I am 26 which I still have not gotten over yet. How long have you been producing? How did you get into it?Continue reading “Dissecting HarmonicSapien’s Prince Inspired Track ‘Afrodite: The Tale of the Ebony Aphrodite’”

Hawaiin Based Producers Eckstra & LaunchKontrol drop futuristic​ ”Neon moon”

I was lucky enough to receive some instrumental goodness this morning from Eckstra and Launckontrol. These two Hawaiian producers are on the label Future Vibes which focus on bringing future wave and native flavors to their pieces. It’s no surprise their newest collaboration, Neon moon, brings forth progressive sounds backed by galactic soundscapes. Ice cold chimes andContinue reading “Hawaiin Based Producers Eckstra & LaunchKontrol drop futuristic​ ”Neon moon””