Downbeat (Music subgenre)
Downbeat is a sub genre of Electronica, which uses elements of latin and jazz and is characterized by slow beats and atmospheric synthesizer sounds.
Downbeat in Reviews
Music Review | posted 17.06.2021
Flamingo Pier
Flamingo Pier LP
Time for good vibes: the New Zealand three-piece Flamingo Pier releases their debut album on Soundway.
Music Review | posted 09.01.2014
Josh Furey
Petals
The Canadian beat-maker Josh Furey is one those producers who dig deeply for the samples they base their tracks on. His second record is absolutely recommendable.
Music Review | posted 14.01.2013
Menagerie
They Shall Inherit
At first glance, the new project by The Bamboos’ Lance Ferguson sounds like shallow relaxation, but is full of groove and even has a surprise to offer.
Music Review | posted 07.10.2011
Quantic
The Best Of Quantic
This compilation is a good opportunity to get some orientation within the huge span of Quantic’s works and to explore the soul musician’s different musical approaches.
Music Review | posted 27.09.2011
Long Arm
Organic EP
After his much-praised debut The Branches, the Russian Long Arm has just released another EP. Organic includes five tracks of Long Arm himself and a hand full of remixes
Music Review | posted 03.05.2011
The Echocentrics
Sunshadows
Adrian Quesada, master mind behind Grupo Fantsama, Ocote Soul Sounds and Brownput, has yet again landed a major hit with his new project The Echocentrics.
Music Review | posted 14.02.2011
Long Arm
The Branches
Thoughtful, sometimes melancholy, dreamily melodious: Beat-maker Long Arm from Russia has created an album almost impossible to beat in its homogeneity.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 03.05.2021
Mieke Miami
Exclusive Edition: »Montecarlo Magic«
The Berlin-based musician releases her second album »Montecarlo Magic« on Fun In The Church in July. Exclusively at HHV Records there is a special edition limited to 150 copies.
Music Review | posted 14.06.2021
Loscil
Clara
Like looking up at the starry night sky: Canadian musician Loscil has released a new album, »Clara,« on Kranky.
Music Portrait | posted 10.06.2021
BBE Records
The influencer's influencer
Peter Adarkwah is the reason why some lives have been changed by J Dilla, why Roy Ayers experienced a second spring and why Japanese jazz albums are reviewed by Pitchfork. In other words: BBE Music turns 25 years this year.
Music News | posted 10.05.2021
Henryk Debich
Exclusive Edition: »Monika / Zabawa«
»Monika / Zabawa«, by the must-discover Polish composer Henryk Debich, will be released on July 23 in a second limited edition available exclusively on HHV Records.
Music Review | posted 16.06.2021
Loveshadow
Loveshadow
Released on Music From Memory, the debut from California duo Loveshadow is an album for making love on the beach.