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

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

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

Knxwledge – Do You

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Knxwledge is the -bred began experimental hip-hop producer Glen Boothe. Taken from Knxwledge’s upcoming album due to release during spring 2020 on . This track contains a sample form 1991 R&B single ‘Just Because I’m Wrong’ by Gerald Levert. Also recommended is Knxwledge’s December 2019 ‘終了していません’ release, also available on Bandcamp.

Tags: #hip-hop/rap #instrumental #lo-fi

Gnome Beats – Odd Tropics (feat. Wylie Cable)

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Gnome Beats is the flamenco guitar player and producer Timo Ceniceros. Taken from the new album ‘Las Formas En Flujo’ (translation. ‘The Forms in Flux’), which was recorded over the last two and a half years. And the flute on this track is preformed be , the founder of boutique record label. Previous Wylie Cable #SOTDs here: Dog Park and: Mobious Strip (feat. CLYDE).

Tags: #electronic #experimental #instrumental

Clark – Banished Cannibal

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Clark (Christopher Stephen Clark) is an English electronic musician, with a career spanning nearly 20 years and 10 albums with . This track comes from Clark’s 2019 ‘Kiri Variations’ album, released on his own label.

Tags: #alternative #ambient #downtempo #electronic #experimental #instrumental #modern-classical

Eugen Thomass – Undergroovin’

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Back in May 2018, DJ released a compilation rare 70’s music; the result of a long work of crate-digging. This track is by Eugen Thomass, a German composer and arranger, primarily of soundtracks and library music. The ‘Hunt Down’ compilation is available on as a limited edition cassette with hand-drawn variant tape.

Tags: #instrumental #psychedelic #world-music

Elusive – Contrast (feat. Gabe Steiner)

Los Angeles producer Elusive returns to Dome of Doom with the new album Bonsai Tree. Recordings took place during November and December of last year at Elusive’s home studio in Venice, with features from LA-based musicians Ian Roller (saxophone) and Gabe Steiner (trumpet). The whole album is definitely worth a listen, available on Bandcamp.

Tags:  #electronic #hazy-beats #instrumental #jazz #lo-fi #synths

Khruangbin – Mary Always

Khruangbin (which literally translates to “Engine Fly” in Thai) is an American musical trio from Houston, Texas, featuring Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald Ray “DJ” Johnson Jr. on drums. Their second album ‘Con Todo El Mundo’ was one of my favourite albums of 2018! You can listen to previous #SOTD Maria También (29 Jan 2018)#SOTD Evan Finds The Third Room (4 Oct 2018); and full album on Spotify. And I also featured Khruangbin as the #ChristmasDaySOTD. Now the band are set to release a glorious dub version ‘Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo in dub)’. Available to pre-order was Record/Vinyl, CD and Digital Album from Bandcamp. Out on .

Tags: #alternative #funk #indie/rock #instrumental #surf #world-music

Ami Dang – Raiments

Amrita “Ami” Kaur Dang is a South Asian-American vocalist, sitarist, composer and producer from Baltimore (Maryland). Her sound ranges from North Indian classical fused with noise/ambient electronics to beat-driven psych and experimental dancepop. Ami’s new, all-instrumental album Parted Plains is available to pre-order from Bandcamp, being released on .

Tags:  #ambient #electronic #experimental #instrumental #world-music