Posts Tagged ‘downtempo’

Song of the Day: Ryan Hemsworth feat. Dawn Golden “Snow In Newark”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 04, 2014
Ryan Hemsworth-Snow In Newark

“Snow in Newark” is a minor key ode to loneliness from Canadian-based future bass producer Ryan Hemsworth from his third full length, Alone For The First Time, the first on his own imprint, Secret Songs.

Song of the Day: Scientific “Never Really Mattered”

Posted by: Rusty B
Nov 25, 2014

Like all his production work, Scientific’s “Never Really Mattered,” is deep and mesmerizing.

Song of the Day: Express Rising “Horse Opera”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 06, 2014

Ten years after a limited-edition vinyl debut, Express Rising has returned with another long player of atmospheric instrumentals.

Song of the Day: DJ Krush Feat C.L. Smooth “Only the Strong Survive”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Feb 20, 2014

The first time I heard “Only the Strong Survive” by DJ Krush and C.L. Smooth, I was blown away. It just sounded so different from the other hip-hop I was listening to at the time.

Song of the Day: Griz “Hard Times”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Dec 24, 2013
hard times web

“Hard Times” is a prime example out of Griz’s catalogue of tunes to showcase his soulful, hard-hitting sound. Love this one!

Song of the Day: Nightmares On Wax “Morse”

Posted by: Ange
Oct 15, 2013
nightmares on wax

“Morse” by Nightmares On Wax is downtempo at its finest.

Song of the Day: Doc Delay “Keepers”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jun 21, 2013

On “Keepers,” from Doc Delay’s debut album Morgan, classic psychedelia meets heavy, head-nodding beats in an arrangement that sounds sampled from a long-gone era. Only it is a Doc Delay original.

Song of the Day: Bonobo “Cirrus”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 21, 2013

Reliably groovy and melodic, Bonobo’s “Cirrus” is accompanied by a gorgeously trippy video, where commercial archival footage of a bright and cheerful 1950s America is time-stretched and duplicated into fantastical clockwork shapes. Mad Men meets M.C. Escher.

Song Of The Day: Blue Boy “Remember Me”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Apr 09, 2012
Blue Boy - Remember Me

“Remember Me” is a Skull Snaps-sampling track from Blue Boy’s 1996 “Scattered Emotions EP” on Guidance Recordings.

Best of Quantic out September 5th!

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jul 19, 2011

Ten years and twelve albums into his career, Will Holland aka Quantic shows no sign of stopping. This new double-disc retrospective highlights his amazingly varied music released under a number of studio projects.