Aussie producer Stan Forebee releases the unreleased with… Release of the Unreleased. Having dropped one unreleased song every month, Stan Forebee decided to put them all together and stick them on Bandcamp. How thoughtful. Morning Coffee opens the project softly with a basic piano riff/beat combination, interjected with some guitar licks for good measure. Switch throws some jazzy 90s swing into the mix, while Wavey…

All things come to an end and Stillmuzik are wrapping up their Perfect Beat series with their fourth volume. As Stillmuzik end their search for the Perfect Beat, we can take stock of their discoveries on the fourth and final volume of the series. No stone was left unturned as all four compilations featured a wide range of music: boom bap, trap, funk, you name it. And lest…

Mexico’s Darem brings us the sweet sounds of Sultana. Occasionally, Reddit can be a good source of information. I found this beat tape while browsing (even if it was in the wrong subreddit). Darem is a producer from Veracruz in Mexico and Sultana is of the lo-fi 404 variety. Regular readers will know this to be our catnip and we weren’t disappointed. Whether the artwork…

Mello Music Group’s Stik Figa gives away The Ends & Outs for free, with production by Black Milk. Shouts to Potholes for shining a light on this. Stik Figa is an emcee from Memphis but currently in Kansas. As you will hear below, he knows his way around the spoken word, developing a “unique and versatile skill set, combining detailed lyricism with a dirty south…

Need that final touch for your track? These sites may hold the key with thousands of sound effects. Sound effects add extra spice to compositions but recording your own can be time-consuming. Fortunately, Hongkiat have compiled a list of over 70 sites where you can download free SFX samples, home to tens of thousands of different sounds. The best thing about them is they’re all royalty-free…

Chillhop Essentials Fall 2016 is out now and ideal for your autumnal music needs. Chillhop Records always comes with the goods and their Fall 2016 compilation is their latest release. With tracks from the likes of Mecca:83, Handbook and Bonus Points, this comp is hot cocoa for your eardrums. The styles from every track complement each other, with each artist adding their own touch of…

Released just a week ago, “Nice.” is the second album from acoustic pair Super Guitar Bros. This is unbelievably chilled. Steven Poissant and Sam Griffin are the Super Guitar Bros and met back in 2007 at a local coffee shop. They’ve played together ever since and three years on from their eponymous debut, they’re back with “Nice.” As you can tell from their name, they…

There was a present we forgot to open on Christmas Day and it came in the form of SAMPLE’s debut, The Art of Sampling. What better day to release an album called The Art of Sampling than Christmas Day. Well, that’s what we thought anyway. LA producer SAMPLE did precisely that last year with his debut LP. As he told us, most of the project’s…

Boyoom Connective’s Miles Singleton and Sleepdealer release Sessions EP. Miles Singleton and sleepdealer are a pair of producers with a love of lo-fi beats. Their collaborative effort “Sessions EP” captures the current aesthetic with bulky percussion and undulating samples. Soundboy is the stand out track. At nearly 5 minutes, it’s by far the longest and unusual for this kind of release but the added acapella…