Somni – Moonlight (feat. Shrimpnose)

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Somni is Leo Shulman, a -born, -based producer and multi-instrumentalist. who draws inspiration from the likes of LA beat scene titans , , and , as well as UK based artists like , , and . This second full-length album ‘Home’ due out 21 March 2020 on . Featuring the dense, hypnotic hip-hop beats producer Riley Smithson aka Shrimpnose, from the Twin Cities, . Previous Somni #SOTD here: In Waves.

Tags: #beats #chill #electronic #instrumental

ZULI – 180829 77BPM

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Ahmed El Ghazoly is ZULI (aka Swag Lee), an multi-instrumentalist, producer and DJ based in . ZULI’s previous ‘Terminal’(released London-based label, and featuring previous #SOTD: Kollu I-Joloud) was one of my favourite 2018 albums. This track comes from ZULI’s new ‘Swag Lee is Dead [RIP]’ release; a collection of Trap instrumental-demos for a mixtape Ahmed was intending to release around January 2019 before his “shit was stolen” and the project files were lost.

Tags: #dark #instrumental #lo-fi #trap

Against All Logic – Alucinao (feat. Estado Unido & FKA Twigs)

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Out now on Nicolas Jaar’s based label. (Previous A.A.L. #SOTD here: ‘Know You’; previous Jaar mixes here: The Network (Part 1) 2016 and The Network (Part 2) 2016; FKA Twigs here: ‘Holy Terrain’ (feat. Future)). In addition to this double A-Side, A.A.L. has released a new album ‘2017–2019’ (Bandcamp|Spotify)

Tags: #downtempo #electronic #experimental #idm

Testiculo Y Uno – One For Frau Hamacher

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The new 2020 producer series kick starts with Testiculo Y Uno better known as Hulk Hodn (Huss & Hodn) and Twit One (Fleur Earth Experiment) from , . Both like their beats dusty and soulful.

Tags: #ambient #chill #hazy-beats #instrumental

sir Was – Letter

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sir Was is . I know nothing more. His new ‘Letter EP’ serves as a post-script to his recent second album ‘Holding On To a Dream’. The new ‘Letter EP’ comes out on British indie-label  on 28 February.

Tags: #alternative #chill #indie/rock #lo-fi #pop #scandinavian

Ssaladd – Sew A Button On That

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I think there is a connection between Ssaladd and (aka ), but I’m not too sure what. According to Bandcamp, Ssaladd is bassist Harrison, drummer Toby, and Gregory “Fendering The Rhodes”. Perhaps this is Gregory? Anyways, the new ‘Ssaladd EP’ has been released on Feldwick’s on -based label.

Tags: #electronic #instrumental #jazz #lo-fi

Caribou – Home

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Caribou (aka Daphni) is composer, musician, and recording artist Dan Snaith. ‘Home’ contains a sample of ‘Home’ written by Bobby Dixon, as performed by Gloria Barnes, used with permission of Essential Media Group. From the new album ‘Suddenly’, due to release 28 February on . Previous Daphni #SOTD here: Thriller.

Tags: #chill #electronic