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‘What You Know’ about Troyboi’s new single?

UK trap lord Troyboi has just released a new single titled “What You Know“. An established artist in the bass scene, Troyboi has helped push trap music forward throughout the years with his unique style, but this track feels pretty left-field, even for him! The first thing I noticed about this track was the ridiculously loud saw-wave synths that attacked me with murderous intent, and the lack of an overpowering 808 bassline that we’ve come to love and expect from all things trap. Troyboi is no stranger to wild and aggressive synth stabs, but usually these are relegated to a more »

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Mo Vibez Teams Up with Explore for Dreamy Future Beat Collaboration; ‘What I Need’

Mo Vibez has returned with fresh new fire straight from the kitchen, along with producer Explore with their collaboration ‘What I Need’. Known for his hard hitting drums and smooth melodies, as well as pumping out banger after banger after banger, Mo Vibez is a well respected hustler. The two have previously appeared together on the Josh Pan track ‘Killshots’ which dominated the beats scene roughly a year ago and was a staple for dance floor mosh pits at clubs and events. With a heartbeat pulsing kick drum and the washed out, ethereal vocals from “Explore”, ‘What I Need’ takes more »

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Louis Futon flips Kendrick Lamar’s ‘PRIDE’ into a mood-setting monster.

Less than a month after the monstrous release of Kendrick Lamar’s album ‘DAMN’, quite a few remixes have surfaced, including Mr. Carmack’s soundcloud takedown-worthy flip of DNA. Now, a new challenger has entered the ring in the form of Louis Futon. Futon is well known in the bass community for crafting sounds that are somehow, simultaneously hard and smooth, always leaving listeners in the mood and craving more. His most recent effort, shared to his Facebook, documents the journey of turning the intro of Kendrick’s PRIDE into a funky, lo-fi bedroom banger. Louis Futon remixing ‘PRIDE’ by Kendrick Lamar on Facebook He more »

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SWAGE – How We Do [FREE DOWNLOAD]

When the man behind the booty-shaking-beats drops a new tune, you put your headphones on and crank it to 11. SWAGE recently gave out a tormenting break-beat track that breathes life in to the dance floor for free download on the cloud. “How We Do” is the freshest slice of pie from SWAGE that delivers a thump with a drizzle of wtf on top. The track takes off with a dark and minimal house beat while bits of texture fill the backgroud. Rap lyrics float over splashes of noise as energy builds with a snare roll and a chant of more »

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Instrumental Dance Music Innovator ‘PLANTRAE’ Releases New Single ‘Invisible Forest’

Track Listing 1. Invisible Forest Written, produced and mixed by Zak Alston Viola, piano, guitar, + by Zak Alston Mastering by Bob Macc at Subvert Central Free download available on Bandcamp Plantrae’s new single ‘Invisible Forest’  is about remembering to see whats right in front of us~   ‘Invisible Forest’ opens serenely with gritty, melancholic keys, but quickly builds into Plantrae’s signature blend of moving beats, vivid melodies, and haunting viola. The track brings instrumental, analogue warmth together with a hint of darkness, deepening the finely curated blend of acoustic and electronic influences the producer has become known for. Solo producer and more »

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WRECKVGE Halloween Mixtape #2 [Premiere]

Halloween is a time that my soul feels at ease. Whether it’s because I can where black every day without being judged or the fact that I can listen to spooky bass tunes I’m not sure. With All Hallow’s Eve being today and WRECKVGE being the fiends that they are, we wanted to share a special mix of ghouls and ghosts with our audience. WRECKVGE is the in-your-face trap duo with no bounds and they’ve brought a mixtape of horrifying destruction to our ears. Their Halloween Mixtape #2 has a variety of dark and grimey tunes to sate your thirst more »

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Trapstyle Premiere: Elaquent – Golly Jeez

HW&W Recordings is home to some of the most forward-thinking sounds in the LA music scene and this new release from Elaquent continues to prove that statement right. Their nonchalant approach to music, is simplistic and ingenious at the same time.  With that being said, Trapstyle has been blessed enough to be able to premiere this tune by Elaquent. This Canadian-based producer  is certainly no rookie in the thriving beat scene. Known for his smooth, soulful style; his off-kilter, neck-break beats; and his obsession with Batman and Sega Genesis.  All of this shows in his production.  ‘Golly Jeez’ is the first more »

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