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A collection of eight instrumentals allegedly produced by none other than Kanye West have been uploaded to SoundCloud by unknown user Trilly Madison.  Said to have been created around September 2007, the beats are conspicuously lacking in the kind of Soul sampling that characterised Ye’s early output.   36 more words


Oddisee - The Odd Tape (Out Now!)

The Odd Tape revolves around the rhythms of the artist’s daily life. It starts in the morning with “Alarmed,” that sounds like if Shuggie Otis did a psychedelic eye-opening cover of Nas’ “Shootouts.” It rolls through “Right Side of the Bed,” with its glitter-gold sax lines, loose drums, and sunshine-slanting-through-the-blinds keyboards. 67 more words


Wally West - Giftstrumental 3 [Beat Tape]

New beat tape from @JDiablo aka Wally West titled “Giftstrumental 3”. As a sample, listeners can find 15 beats available for stream below. Emcees, producer, DJs, lovers of the culture, enjoy…. 14 more words

Walla C - Bitscapes (Out Now)

Uncomfortable Beats proudly launches ‘Bitscapes’ a new electronic beats release from Melbourne-based music producer ‘Walla C’.

‘Bitscapes’ is a delve into the Brazilian artists more experimental body of work, tying together 8-bit inspired Hip-Hop sounds with crunchy synthesised bass-lines. 10 more words


We Stole The Show - I Think I'm Gonna Get Arrested [SINGLE]

This song is part of the soundtrack for a short documentary Rhyson Hall, aka the Source Academy Kid, of We Stole The Show made.  Rhys says “I saw 200+ protesters surround the police in Cleveland, OH and make them de-arrest a teen who was unlawfully detained.” 56 more words


Oddisee - The Odd Tape (dropping May 13th)

Oddisee is an everyman with extraordinary talent. Both a rapper chronicling the perils and joys of ordinary existence, and a virtuosic producer attuned to the vibrations of how life actually sounds. 377 more words

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BLK | CLR listens to: Chrome, by Apollo

Words / Sharmaine Spencer
Images / My Bags Records, Apollo

It’s often to sounds without words that one can hear the clearest and most articulated messages – clever sampling and a glitch-ed up but distinctly beautiful sound, the latest release from French Cassette Tape (record) label and collective… 573 more words