Eat Your Beaties: Vol. 38

We know, it’s been a while.  Hopefully you were all enjoying the sun too much to be on your computers anyway. Lol jk, I hate the sun because it makes it so that I have to come up with excuses to spend all day inside on my computer instead of getting tan or whatever with the cool bros.  Anyway, it’s been a while so we’re just gonna give you a jumbo sized beaties volume to make it up to you all.  Yup.  This volume is 8 beaties deep.  #rare.  Enjoy the vibes from Lil Netzero, Drip-133, ghostwerk, sabata, F. King Taisho, cight, wu-lu and andrew michael.

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Eat Your Beaties: Vol. 37

Happy spring guys.  It’s time to start refusing to wear shorts, rolling our pants above our ankles, riding our fixie bikes to work and wish we didn’t burn after spending 5 seconds in direct sunlight.  It’s ok though, if you’d rather just stay inside and hide from all the fun and sun we have some beaties for you to enjoy.  This batch brings some rice on rims from ethernt, Signature Sweaters with the Pimp C sampling “$yrup (Caught Drippin)”, MilkBeats123 with a holy conflict, Flau with those emotions to soundtrack your walk through blossoming trees, and the loop master with a siren blast. Eat em.

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EP: Nvthlss – My paris / Lifetime vol 2

Of all the artists we’ve featured on The Up-Turn there are probably none that we’ve posted about of been following for longer than parisian producer Nvthlss.  As a result I was starting to worry that I’d run out of things to write about him and consequently that his frequent releases were starting to blur together.  Then my jaw dropped while listening to “A l’est de la gare” and stayed dropped for the remainder of his newest My paris.EP.  With a quick seven tracks all titled in french, My paris.EP reminds me of all that reasons I got so excited about Nvthlss in the first place.  It’s a gorgeous listen that should make anyone want to visit the Paris Nvthlss has been so inspired by.  Although the US is the hip-hop Mecca, it’s nice to here Nvthlss turn towards his own culture to find inspiration and My paris.EP demonstrates just how unique his sound can be.  The thirteen track Lifetime vol 2, continues his lifetime series with jazz-infused beatie goodness.  Although I don’t think it achieves the same consistent greatness and My paris, Lifetime vol 2 is more proof of just how dedicated he is to his craft.  After a few years I’m finally starting to understand that Nvthlss isn’t driven by a desire to achieve fame but out of a need to express himself through music.

-PK

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Eat Your Beaties: Vol. 36

It’s beaties, bitch.  For those of us too hip for the new Schoolboy Q album, too into the internet for Real Estate and generally uninterested in anything the hooligans over at p4k are listening to, we got a crop of music that we can promise will never be played at a party.  Just how we like it.  This volume of beaties is brought to you in part by Yung Crock and his fish tank, bine with his chemical drugs, Wopak with a jam that could theoretically one day maaaybe be played in a club, Richie Quake with some casual vibes and BWWWOYS with that post-internet wave shit.  Enjoy.

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Eat Your Beaties: Vol. 35

New year, same old grind, same old beaties.  Well not really.  These are some fresh beaties, straight up 2k14 future-wave type shit.  To start the new year off right we got Simulator with a high fashion/cameras flashing joint, DJ BAD KIDS reminding us never to fear, ฬเןl continuing to be an early contender for Beatie Master of 2014, Taøers with one of the most internet sounding things you’ll hear all day and lee with some dilla day goodness.  Eat em up after the jump.

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mp3: Holm. – 45th Parallel

After putting out a song everyday for a (fucking!) year, Holm. took some time off to work on a new track for longer than just one day.  The result is “45th Parallel” and it gives a lot of insight into just how much Holm. learned and grew over the course of his 365 day long project.  ”45th Parallel” introduces for what I believe is the first time Holm.’s voice which he focuses into a blunt shout over his frantic and gorgeous percussion.  While he doesn’t push himself to Majical Cloudz emotional heights, he definitely captures the same up close and personal effect.  In case his project didn’t already put him on your map “45th Parallel” way be his way of shouting his way from faceless producer to an artist with a lot to say.

-PK

Video: Tuamie – Generation Y

At the end of the day Tuamie is the loops master and the beatie king and he’s making it because he has never doubted his methods.  Since his earlier days, Tuamie has gained a sizable fan base and even collaborated with Sidewalk Kal proving that he has skill to live up to the praise we’ve thrown his way.  ”Generation Y” is one of his longest offerings so far and proves Tuamie can keep your attention for well over three minutes.

-PK