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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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Sol Rising Releases New Single “Rise Up”

Electronic music producer Sol Rising continues his exploration into downtempo beats with his new single “Rise Up.” It’s a mid-tempo house tune featuring a the brilliant guitar of Sol Risings friend Brandon Fox. A soulful high pitched vocal sample accompanied by swinging percussion set the uplifting vibe.   Following the success of his recent full length album, ‘The Chillout Sessions’ , Sol Rising has been hard at work on completing several new albums and remixes to be released continuously over the next few months. He continues to tour with MC Yogi, and several festivals, most notably Wanderlust Yoga Festival. (Listen Here) Instagram  Spotify  more »

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Unified Highway album & AMP Live Interview

Rebelutions’ vocalist/guitarist and renowned producer, Eric Rachmany, teams up for a new live band labeled Unified Highway, with DJ and remixer Amp Live (formerly of Zion I). The duo’s self-titled thirteen-track debut album available via Audible Collision and Strange Focus Records was released in March of 2016. This project explores the intersection of reggae, electronic, and hip-hop. In addition to RnB alternative-soul style vocals that create unforgettable hit songs containing meaningful and uplifting lyrics. Break out tracks such as “My Space (Mikos Da Gawd Remix)” – “Distractions (Yeti Remix feat. Hirie)” – and “Same Thing Coming” (Krooked Drivers Remix) This new Electro – more »

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Rad Cat – Wanna Get Away (Free Download)

Rad Cat

Rad Cat has strayed from the path and taken everyone down feels boulevard with his latest single, Wanna Get Away, meanwhile inducing all of the feels. Did I mention you can also grab your free download below? Opening with a very soft and sensual feel, it’s quickly apparent that you are about to drown in smooth R&B lunacy. The reverb filled snares drop and as the vibes pick up, a burst of energy arises in the most soothing manner. The melody ravishes in subtlety and carries you through an aural ambiance that only Rad Cat can conceive. Ever so lightly 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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