This is PULSES [ bump l l ], the 2019 sequel to UK producer kaewunn’s debut, PULSES [ bump l ].
If you’re looking for a beat tape around 20 minutes long with lo-fi bumps, you’ve come to the right place. kaewunn’s PULSES [ bump l l ] has been in my bookmarks for over a year and it sounds just as good as it did then or if it had come out years before.
That’s down to the paradoxical nature of lo-fi hip hop—it’s aesthetically dated on purpose but that stylistic approach holds it in a form of musical stasis, at least for now. kaewunn understands that philosophy—consciously or otherwise—and PULSES [ bump l l ] is the result. It’s a fun and laidback album with “heavy sampling” as he calls it:
It’s here! This sequel is like what I’ve felt throughout half of the year. Inspired by different sounds and heavy sampling.Bio for kaewunn’s release, PULSES [ bump l l ]
A progress of sound and mixing skills I’ve been experimenting. PULSES ||.
Stream it below and check out PULSES [ bump l ] if you missed it.