Future Classics
Beats Electronic

Devonwho “Betaloops” (Leaving Records)

Betaloops is a 42-track instrumental beat tape of all original Devonwho material tracks made while living in both San Francisco and Los Angeles during 2014-2017 using DSI Prophet 08 & Roland GAIA. Devonwho is back, this time showing off his signature style of off-kilter lo-fi synth jams. The 42-tracker (yes, …

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Exclusive Preview
Beats Electronic Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Jitwam “Yesiknw” (Cosmic Compositions)

Jitwam’s self-titled debut album ” िज़तम िसहँ”, sounds as if it’s been dug up from centuries past, found in a distant land, made with home-made electronics and instruments. Its otherworldly nature instantly brings you in and takes you someplace else. Born in Assam, Gauhati, in Northeast India, but currently based …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Miles Bonny “Let It Out EP” (Bastard Jazz)

via Bastard Jazz: What started out as a simple email exchange between a young, hungry beatmaker and a seasoned player in the worlds of jazz and midwestern indie hip-hop, has resulted in a vibrant record nearly a decade in the making. On one side of “Let It Out” sits Miles …

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Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BALANCE – Show #531 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

Balance is back! The late summer break is over, and we are falling into autumn and catching up on everything we missed these past couple of months! Music from Byron the Aquarius, Garrett, Mac Ayres, Hermeto Pascoal, Arnheim and much more! Next show: NYC Diggin’ Special TRACKLIST Hermeto Pascoal – …

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Exclusive Preview
Beats Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Fitz Ambro$e “Chantae” (NBN)

Canada born, Tokyo-based Lo-Fi Hip Hop mainstay Fitz Ambro$e shares an exclusive track paired with a video from his forthcoming album “Doe Quarterz”. The album will be the first instalment in Onra‘s brand new NBN (Nothin’ But Net) series. With a slew of self-released cult classic albums and mix-CD’s, Fitz …

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Future Classics
Beats Electronic

Various Artists “Nidhogg II (Official Game Soundtrack)” (Alpha Pup)

LA Beat Scene royalty join forces for something a little different – a video game soundtrack. Mark “Messhof” Essen’s 8bit Nidhogg has captured the minds of gamers all over the world, and with much anticipation, Nidhogg II is now available across various gaming platforms. Nidhogg II (Official Game Soundtrack) by …

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Future Classics
Beats Electronic

Charlie Abbott “Goes To Math Class” (BRRWD)

BRRWD is a label collaboration between Ta-ku, repeat pattern & Jakarta Records. via Bandcamp: Charlie Abbott is a 25 year old from Boston Massachusetts, living in Aomori Japan, teaching high school English. goes to math class by charlie abbott “I made ‘Goes to Math Class’ over the course of about …

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Guest Mixes
Beats Hip-Hop

MIMS Guest Mix: Fitz Ambro$e (NBN, Tokyo)

October 20th sees the first record in the Nothing But Net series will from Fitz Ambro$e – a Tokyo-based producer originally from Cape Breton, a remote island in Eastern Canada. Check his mix of real hip hop and soul selections to get a feel of influences for the forthcoming LP …

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Future Classics
Beats Electronic

Nosaj Thing “Parallels” (Innovative Leisure)

via iL: “Parallels” is the fourth full album released under Jason Chung’s distinctive moniker, Nosaj Thing. Masterfully dimensional, “Parallels” represents the acclaimed Los Angeles-based electronic producer/composer/performer’s most diverse, vital work yet. As such, Chung sees “Parallels” represents a kind of redemptive rebirth. The album’s compellingly elusive, uncategorizable sonics developed out …

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Future Classics
Beats

Myke Forte “Lessons EP”

via BC: Myke Forte releases “Lessons”, his progressive future-funk inspired instrumental EP. Proud winner of numerous beat battles, featured on Adobe website and a collaboration with Samsung x HYPEBEAST Myke has partnered up with world renowned illustrator Daniel Isles (Dirty Robot), and label mate producer extraordinaire Smith The Mister who formally …

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Future Classics
Beats

ELWD “All Things Good” (Bad Taste Records)

via Bad Taste: “All Good Things” – ELWD’s debut wax outing continues his trademark lo-fi, soul-drenched production. Not one to follow conventional song structures or methods, ELWD focuses more on loops blended with live instrumentation and abstract directions, to evoke a feeling that ends whenever it feels right. Sometimes merging …

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Future Classics
Beats

wowflower “balloons” (Street Corner Music)

“While preparing for my radio show about a year ago, I put a kite out to the kids that I was looking for some heat to play. This kid sent me a 20 second clip of a work in progress. It was sublime. He kept sending beats per my request. …

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