I Know Producers I Know Beats

DON’T SLEEP

DON’T SLEEP: Slim The Chemist “Em Poucas Palavras” [BEAT TAPE]

1514549156-1

Slim The Chemist used a bunch of Brazilian Folk/Soul/Funk sample sources to make “Em Poucas Palavras”. Don’t sleep on it. I can literally do this all day…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: SAN x RONIN BEATS “SAN x RONIN BEATS” [BEAT TAPE]

404088945-1

I haven’t posted THIS yet, either? You have any idea how long this has been queued up? Before it even turned February. That tears it, I’m a world class jerk. *Sigh* Moving on…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Sequence01 “The Lost Floppies” [BEAT TAPE]

2629358785-1

Sequence01’s “The Lost Floppies” should’ve been on PIK a long time ago but it wasn’t because I’m essentially a dick. Here it is now. Let’s keep it moving, I got a million of ’em…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Adjaman “Recurrence” [BEAT TAPE]

1127900197-1

New Adjaman beat tape called “Recurrence”. Don’t sleep on it…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Birdview Crew “February. EP” [COMPILATION/BEAT TAPE]

2596695464-1

I’ve been busy. Bust I have no plans at present. There’s a damb blizzard at my door & I have 40+ minimized windows on my mac threatening to crash my MacBook and who knows how long I’ll have electricity. No time like the present. Birdview Crew ‘February.EP”, get you some…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Edo. G “Power” & “What They Say” (prod. by Microphono) [VIDEOS]

Edo.-G-Cover-Art

Edo. G’s new album “Intelligence & Ignorance” drops on February 5th, 2013 via his own label Envision Entertainment. Is it me or does Ed sound like he hasn’t missed a step even after more than 25 years emceeing? Both tracks (“Power” & “What They Say”) were produced by Microfono of 83 Sound, PIK regulars. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: The Ruff Pack “Plays Jay Dee’s “On The Drums” live @ Ben’s Cafe in Paris, France (1.24.2013)” [LIVE FOOTAGE]

This is The Ruff Pack and that is the homie Daru Jones on the drums. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: JMSN x Knocksteady “KNOCKSTEADY LIVE: JMSN” [LIVE FOOTAGE]

artworks-000039090315-gsvo5m-t500x500

Here’s live footage from Knocksteady Live Podcast #91 featuring JMSN as he did some jawns off his latest project “Priscilla”. You can hear Knocksteady Live Podcast #91 featuring JMSN in it’s entirety HERE. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Cadik f/Willie Evans Jr. “Beautifully Intelligent” (prod. by Cadik) [VIDEO]

tumblr_mf0sjqPo3N1qbdp2wo1_500

“Beautifully Intelligent” is produced by Hungrarian Hip-Hop producer Cadik (who I’ve been a fan of since his album “Basic”) and features the homie Willie Evans Jr. This is from the forthcoming album “Nature Energy” on allsoundz/Chi Recordings/High Water Music coming this Spring. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: CZARFACE (7L & Esoteric x Inspectah Deck) “Air ‘Em Out” (prod. by 7L) [VIDEO]

CZARFACE

This is an ILL video. Part of it was shot at the Red Lantern right down the street from me. By the way, CZARFACE drops on February 19th, 2013. Based on the songs I’ve heard from it already? It’s gonna be bananas. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Lil’ Fame x Termanology f/Bun B “Hustler’s Ringtone” (prod. by Fizzy Womack) [VIDEO]

FIZZYOLOGY

It’s crazy to see Term, Check, etc. with Bun B at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough for the Texans/Patriots game. Salute to DJ Premier, Statik Selektah, Lil’ Fame, Easy Money, the entire ST/ShowOff/Clockwork fam and The Rhyminal for directing the video for “Hustler’s Ringtone”. Cop “Fizzyology”!

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Cookin Soul “DIGGIN (New Waves Golden Vibes Ep. 1)” [VIDEO]

cscclogo

Here’s a video Cookin Soul did. Not really a diggin’ video or a beat video but it’s dope nonetheless…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Scratch Music TV x The Beat Tape Project presents “The Teddy Pendergrass Beat Tape” [PROMO]

Here it is, beatmakers & producers. An opportunity to get busy on Scratch Music TV x The Beat Tape Project’s upcoming release “The Teddy Pendergrass Beat Tape”. The project itself has a  release date of March 5, 2013. You must sample a Teddy Pendergrass record or a song with Teddy Pendergrass on it and flip it into a hip-hop joint. All submissions must be in no later than March 2, 2013. More details to come….

One.


DON’T SLEEP: SWARVY x Cascade Records “CR PODCAST 53: SWARVY” [PODCAST/MIX]

artworks-000037231740-4jq1mu-t500x500

I’ve posted CR Podcast 54 already but it suddenly hit me that I REALLY need to preface it by posting up the final Cascade Records Podcast of 2012 which was mixed by the homie SWARVY whom I’ve had the pleasure of seeing kill it live. Don’t sleep on this, either…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Mike Gao x Potholes Music “Potholes Podcast: Mike Gao” [PODCAST/MIX]

mike-gao-podcast

The homie Mike Gao has dropped a new mix for the good people at Potholes In My Blog/Potholes Music. This is a 36 minute bangathon so don’t sleep on it…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: BOILER ROOM LA #015 f/Gossamer, Low Limit & Nosaj Thing [LIVE EVENT]

BOILER_ROOM_LA151

Boiler Room LA  #015 starts now! Our pal JASS regular Gossamer goes 2nd after Jamie Strong, then D-Tibierio, Low Limit, Classixx, Nosaj Thing and then Rhye will close out the festivities. You can stream the whole event from here. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Freddie Joachim x Question x DJ Manwell “Mellow Orange Vinyl Podcast Vol. 5” [LIVE DJ SET]

mellow+orange+l_07bea9d33d5b4ad0a1bd47359dcf

Here is “Mellow Orange Vinyl Podcast Vol. 5” featuring Freddie Joachim (Mellow Orange), Question (Analogue Studies) and special guest DJ Manwell getting busy for over 50 minutes. 20 minutes until Boiler Room! Don’t sleep…

Freddie Joachim & Question – Mellow Orange Vinyl Podcast Vol. 5 w/ special guest DJ Manwell from Question on Vimeo.

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Christoph El’ Truento “Sunflower/Insects/Birds” (prod. by Christoph El’ Truento) [SINGLE]

2077922251-1

Auckland, New Zealand’s Christoph El Truento (also a member of the group @Peace) just dropped a new 7″ (45 for the slow) on Wonderful Noise called the “Sunflower 7″”. You can cop it digitally from Bandcamp. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Beats Home “Beats Home Volume Zero” [COMPILATION/BEAT TAPE]

4261510676-1

Beats Home is based in Sydney, Australia and they organize regular beat culture events. Here is their first ever compilation/beat tape. Don’t sleep on it…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Emancipator “Dusk To Dawn” [BEAT TAPE]

507729049-1

Portland based label Loci Records must be doing extremely well for itself since each release they drop has thousands upon thousands of Facebook likes. Here’s their latest release, the instrumental set from Emancipator “Dusk To Dawn”. Don’t sleep on it…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: KON Sci (MindsOne) “And Beyond” [NEW PROJECT]

KON-Sci-of-MindsOne-And-Beyond-2013MSJ

The homie KON Sci goes back with PIK to the old Scrunchface Show days when he used to send me beats & new MindsOne tracks for ST/MiC and I to play on it. Now KON Sci emerges with a solo project on SoulSpazm Records titled “And Beyond” which is self produced. Don’t sleep on this project if you’re into bars and dope beats, you can cop “And Beyond” from iTunes, Amazon and Bandcamp. Don’t sleep on it…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Uptown XO “Colour De Grey” [NEW PROJECT]

2242946970-1

Uptown XO is 1/3 of Diamond District and his album “Colour De Grey” dropped today on Mello Music Group. The overwhelming majority of the LP was produced by AB The Pro who’s been him main collaborator going back to the Studio 43 mixtape days with Dave Drew handling the board work on “Needs & Wants”. You can cop Uptown XO’s “Colour De Grey” from iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp & UGHH. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Saheed x Numonics “Not For Nothing” [NEW PROJECT]

saheedcover

The homie Numonics made an album with Saheed called “Not For Nothing” in association with 8&9 Clothing and DJBooth.net. You can stream and download “Not For Nothing”. Salute to Numonics, 8&9 Clothing and the people @ DJBooth.net. Don’t sleep…

One.


DON’T SLEEP: Mick Boogie x Slum Village “Dirty Slums 2” [MIXTAPE]

-1

I was sent the latest Slum Village mixtape “Dirty Slums 2” after a gang of singles in an email with a Mediafire link. No promo videos. No alternate streaming link via Bandcamp, DJBooth.net, AudioMack or even Soundcloud. No write up whatsoever. Just a download link with a tracklist. Slum Village deserves better. Don’t sleep…

One.