Zomby’s 8-bit grooves are some of the few that I can get behind. The jumpy vocal samples on “Labyrinth” and the ominous, meandering “Trap Door” are high points. Also peep his awesome album Dedication from earlier this year. Listen to Nothing here. Sphere: Related Content
Jonwayne owes just as much to Koji Kondo as he does to the beat scene and not just for his surface level video game references. “King” is built on top of classic Nintendo boss level gloom. But not the boss fight itself — “King” summons the ominous tones of the..
It’s hard to reconcile Freddie Gibbs’ far flung collaborations with the fact that he’s signed to Young Jeezy. Still, Gibbs is more than comfortable on the electronic track. Sphere: Related Content
Huge and achingly sad. The solitary drum is what really takes it to another place. Irish duo Solar Bears posted a download link in the comments of their SoundCloud page. Sphere: Related Content
Blawan’s remix of Beastie Respond’s “Syncopy” is, um, huge. Excuse me while I find a neck brace. Listen to the rest of the EP after the break. via Dummy (more…) Sphere: Related Content
L.V. take the best parts of Jahcoozi’s not-so interesting original (below) and creates a high powered dub remix with exceedingly groovy bass. Sphere: Related Content
I’m still taking baby steps with this dubstep stuff, but I dig this. Lex NV (whoever that is) uses disembodied voices and an ambient orchestra to create an epic beat that’s more accessible than some harsher, mechanical sounding stuff. Download: Lex NV – Broken Sunrise via Hardrive Records Sphere: Related..