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

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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.

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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DON’T SLEEP: Oh No “Disrupted Ads” [NEW PROJECT]

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Oh No, half of Gangrene with The Alchemist and half of The Professionals with his brother Madlib released a brand new album today on Kash Roc Entertainment called “Disrupted Ads”. Coming off of a banner 2012 which saw the release of Gangrene’s “Vodka & Ayahuasca”, “Ohnomite” and “Dr. No’s Kali Tornado Funk” you can expect nothing but rawness from Oh No. You can cop “Disrupted Ads” from iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats & UGHH (vinyl). Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Mr. Moods x Erik Jackson “Promenades Nocturnes” [BEAT TAPE]

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Mr. Moods x Eric Jackson “Promenades Nocturnes” dropped…

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DON’T SLEEP: Chilly M’ “Sentiments” [BEAT TAPE]

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Chilly M’ dropped this beat tape a damb month ago and I didn’t find out about it until this afternoon. Don’t be like me, be better than me…

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DON’T SLEEP: Narvu. “Cherries.EP” [BEAT TAPE]

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Narvu. dropped yet another beat tape,  this one is called “Cherries.EP”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: OUT “Epilogo EP” [BEAT TAPE]

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Chilean beatmaker OUT dropped this jawn “Epilogo EP” via Chile’s premiere beat culture netlabel mndla. Records months ago but I didn’t really hear it until this morning. Better late than never…

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DON’T SLEEP: Kostia x Rice Master Yen “Old School, New School, That’s Not The Question” [BEAT TAPE]

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Kostia and Rice Master Yen dropped this particular split beat tape today. It’s called “Old School, New School, That’s Not The Question”. On the cover is young Michael Jordan vs. the older Michael Jordan. neither of them are Celtics so what do I care? This beat tape is dope though so disregard the Nike rocking fucktards on the cover. I’m from Boston, WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO? I’M SORRY! *Holds up Adidas & throws threes*

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DON’T SLEEP: Torti Tortsen x Rice Master Yen “Puzzle” [BEAT TAPE]

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It’s 15 minutes later and here’s yet another split beat tape featuring Rice Master Yen but with Torti Tortsen that he dropped weeks ago called “Puzzle”. But wait, there’s more!

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DON’T SLEEP: J Aryan x Rice Master Yen “BLUE SKY” [BEAT TAPE]

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Here’s a split beat tape from the beatmakers J Aryan & Rice Master Yen called “BLUE SKY”. I have another one for you all in 15 minutes…

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DON’T SLEEP: Juels “GIGAWATTS” [BEAT TAPE]

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Juels released his brand new beat tape today called “GIGAWATTS” and I wanna throw dude through a plate glass window for “Rampage” alone. If NONE of these joints make it to any of y’alls beat culture live sets I’mma be angry as all hell. Don’t sleep on this…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Boomjacks “Butter & Jam” [BEAT TAPE]

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Finnish production duo The Boomjacks are PIK regulars and their latest release “Butter & Jam” is available for purchase in physical form via their Bandcamp. Hurry if you wanna cop it as there are only 50 available. Don’t sleep on The Boomjacks…

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DON’T SLEEP: aiSHO x EBYR “#EBYR: 301 – Edicion Mecano” [COMPILATION/BEAT TAPE]

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PIK regular aiSHO has started a Spanish production blog titled Entre Bombos Y Cajas (which translates to “Between Kicks And Snares”) and he recently had a competition for beatmakers to make the best slaps using source material from the group Mecano. The winners were the beatmakers 2L, Kulmind, Eneko Jones FoSho, Ray AMG & Locks. Don’t sleep on “#EBYR: 301 – Edicion Mecano”…

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DON’T SLEEP: Jomac “Bein” [BEAT TAPE]

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Here’s the new beat tape of ethereal and uplifting sounds from Team PIK member Jomac. This is perfect to start off the part of day where I post when the sun is actually up, it’s called “Bein”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Knxwledge “Hexual.Sealings.Pt.4.b-side_” [REMIX PROJECT]

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So…I’ve pretty much checked Knxwledge’s Bandcamp every day because you just KNOW a beat tape is coming. I went to a show & I checked my Instagram feed. Guess what I saw? Knxwledge posted something new up. Here it is, “Hexual.Sealings.Pt.4.b-side_”. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Keor Meteor x DJ Ivan6 “Boys In Blue” [BEAT TAPE]

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Keor Meteor & DJ Ivan6 in addition to Es-K all contributed to a beat tape about the police called “Boys In Blue”. If you’re unfamiliar with Keor Meteor than you surely haven’t spent much time on Producers I Know because he’s all over this site. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: High Klassified “Neo ReFlexion” [BEAT TAPE]

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High Klassified is part of the Montreal Piu Piu/Artbeat Montreal beat culture scene and here is his latest work, “Neo ReFlexion”. Do me a favir. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Efesoul “Vibes” [BEAT TAPE]

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The latest release from mndla. Records is “Vibes” by yet another talented Chilean beatmaker named Efesoul. Don’t sleep on it. I won’t fucking let you…

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DON’T SLEEP: DNM “THROWBACK” [BEAT TAPE]

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Chilean beatmaker DNM’s latest release comes courtesy of the good people over @ mndla. Records. Don’t sleep on “THROWBACK”….

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DON’T SLEEP: PARAGRAFT “Gradus EP” [BEAT TAPE]

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The last beat tape I’m posting tonight comes courtesy of Croatian beatmaker Paragraft. Here is the “Gradus EP”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Exibeo “Extrumentals Leftovers” [BEAT TAPE]

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Exibeo released the followup to his well received beat tape “Extrumentals” a few days ago and called it “Extrumentals Leftovers”. Mmmmm…leftovers. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Datahowler “The Crystal Gazers” [BEAT TAPE]

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Datahowler’s beat tape “The Crystal Gazers” dropped a couple of weeks ago but cats slept on it. Stop sleepin’ already…

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DON’T SLEEP: CHEROK x NATE OG “INTERNATIONAL BOOM BAPPERS TAPE” [BEAT TAPE]

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Cherok & Nate OG dropped a split beat tape titled the “International Boom Bappers Tape” a few days ago. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: ESTA x Destiny’s Child “CATER2UntilTheEndOfTime” (prod. by ESTA) [REMIX]

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ESTA told us he was going to post this up on SoundCloud if he got 50 RT’s on Twitter. Needless to say, he got 50 RT’s. This remix of the Destiny’s Child hit “Cater 2 U” also contains elements of the popular Justin Timberlake album track “Until The End Of Time”, especially the trademarked Timberlake vocal runs. This is hella dope. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Cascade Records x Morpheground “CR PODCAST #54 (1.20.2013)” [MIX/PODCAST]

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PIK regular Morpheground is behind the guest mix for Cascade Records Podcast #54. This 39 minute mix features selections from Sir Froderick, Elaquent, Kutmah, Knxwledge, Devonwho, Dutkus, fLako and more. Don’t sleep on this…

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DON’T SLEEP: KVZE “Knascent” [BEAT TAPE]

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The Boston Celtics play the Miami Heat soon and I’m afraid that this afternoon is going to be ruined hella early by Judas Shuttlesworth & the Miami Clown Machine. Well, at least KVZE dropped a brand new beat tape! Don’t sleep on “Knascent”…

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