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Fresh Tracks of the Month May 13, 2019

Welcome back! It’s been a few weeks since we’ve reviewed some music, but now we’re back and everything is okay. We’ve decided to change our format to monthly articles. Fear not, they feature the same high quality of songs for you to feast on! Listen below. Rich Fry – Drink the Magic Rich Fry’s Drink the Magic encourages delightful mischief in auditory form. The instrumentation balances a bad attitude with an optimistic reach for the stars all at once. The song made us feel like fighting, dancing, laughing, and drinking. The ringing guitars certainly help impart this feeling alongside the singer’s high-pitched encouragement. Listen below. Petey – Apple TV Remote Odd, fantastic, and uplifting – these are some words we’d use to describe Petey’s song Apple TV Remote. The title and topic of the song are both relatable (who HASN”T misplaced their TV remote) and nonsensical. The production is on …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week February 1, 2019

Hello again! Welcome back to Fresh Tracks of the Week where we share the hottest music of the week. This will be our second installment of the new format (twice monthly posts). We hope you enjoy the bonanza, listen below! Shakti – Crescendo Ethereal vocals , synthesizers and booming sub-bass open this track with great appeal. Halfway through we’re greeted with a fantastic horn melody which eventually fades into a build plus drop. The production on this song is as crystal clear as the waters of the Big Island from which the producer calls home. We’re as happpy to drop this on the dance floor as we are to bump it in the car. Listen below. Post Traumatic – Do You Like It Do You Like It is an electro-bass beat with a glitch-tastic twist. The beat features a horn lead along with crunchy synths which drop you into a …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week January 18th, 2018

Hey hey everybody, we’re back! This week we have an announcement to make, we’ll be adjusting our format to bi-weekly posts. This means that every other week we will publish a list of our favorite Fresh Tracks of the Week. Until then, enjoy this week’s Fresh Tracks! Listen below. Mathes – Backbone (feat. Caroline Kole) Backbone is a future house anthem with attitude. Caroline Kole’s vocals perfectly compliment the production by Mathes. The song arrangement flows seamlessly from section to section, and the production enhances it. This is a great blending of current underground and mainstream electronic production techniques. It’s catchy and made it into our next DJ gig. Listen below. Bruce Chillest – Jigglypuff Los Angeles native hit us with this funky song – Jigglypuff. The production is crunchy and clean and perfectly blissful. It invokes a lo-fi hip-hop vibe but is more upbeat and lacks the melancholy found …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 21, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 21, 2018 The end of summer is finally here so we have some tracks to wish you the best as we move into fall. For everyone living in Los Angeles this reluctant change in the seasons is still granting us 90-degree heat but soon enough the chill will follow, so until then enjoy some of the fresh tracks below! We’ve got some summer bangers, electronic R&B, Indie Pop magic, some evocative Trip-Hop, and an awesome live-rendition video.     Netsky – Tequila Limonada ft. A.Chal A cool car, cool clothes, cool hair, and a cool beat. The music video for Netsky’s new release Tequila Limonada certainly has the cool factor in big supply. The video features a party at a midcentury Spanish mansion located in the Hollywood Hills and evokes the perfect feelings as we all kiss summer goodbye. The editing on the video …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 14, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 14, 2018 Worldy atmospheres, funky bananas, nostalgic utopias, trippy lo-fi rhythms, and minimalist house tracks with smooth rhymes are what is in store for this week’s Fresh Tracks. Take a listen below and read while you’re at it!   Mazoulew – Pangea The title track from Mazoulew’s new Pangea EP is a four-minute atmospheric adventure that takes the listener to soaring highs and kickin’ lows. Mazoulew strikes a balance between peaceful and chaotic with the syncopated percussion patterns throughout the track. While unique in its own right the track harkens to artists in similar soundscapes – Bonobo and Four Tet are two that come to mind. A lush vocal chop echoes in the background while beautifully layered synths and bells grace our ears with melody. Finally, the guiding bass sitting below cradles us into a state of bliss.     Astens & Mr …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week August 17, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week August 17, 2018 We have some exciting news about the Beat Lab blog, remember when we did that review on Submithub? Well, we reached out to them and are hoping to get set up with their service as reviewers, that’s right, sometime soon you may be able to submit your music through Submithub and get it featured on our website! Beat Lab Academy is a music school and we wanted to provide a platform for people like our students to share their music with like-minded individuals across the internet. We will be running a weekly article featuring a number of songs new to us or new to the world in an effort to promote music for those on the come up. For the first few weeks, we will be promoting music from our students and alumni until more submissions come in. …

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