Cadenza goes Against The Clock

Oliver Rodigan’s slick No Drama EP earlier this year established the West London producer as an expert bringer of thundering bass rumbles: the kind dripped … Read more

Rhythm Roulette w/ Hi-Tek

DJ Hi Tek is latest producer to take on the infamous Rhythm Roulette challenge and doesn’t disappoint!

Rhythm Roulette w/ Big K.R.I.T.

Apologies to future Rhythm Roulette participants, Mississippi’s own Big K.R.I.T. has really raised the bar. With his picks of Linda Clifford I’m Yours, Seatrain’s 1970 self-titled sophomore album, and Culture Club’s Waking Up With the House on FireK.R.I.T. cobbles together a soulful, nasty beat that he describes as “Today Was a Good Day,’ but a Southern version.” Just when you think he’s laid down some sick production, he just keeps rolling, adding flute trills and textural work until the result sounds like a masterpiece.

The real icing on the cake comes at the end, as K.R.I.T. lays down some smooth vocals for a hook on the track. We see him prepping his rhymes for a verse as well, but that full version won’t be available until next week. In the meantime, peep the new episode of Rhythm Roulette above.

Smoke Break (Mix)

Nice mix courtesy of Brooklyn Radio compiling last years output from a bunch of lesser known beatmakers. Expect some dusty, blunted instrumentals and a few raps thrown … Read more