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 09.01.2014
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
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
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
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
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
Thoughtful, sometimes melancholy, dreamily melodious: Beat-maker Long Arm from Russia has created an album almost impossible to beat in its homogeneity.
Music − News | posted 15.02.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Bring Backs«
Alfa Mist releases “Bring Backs”, his most sophisticated album to date, on April 23. Exclusively at HHV Records the record is available in a limited Peach Vinyl Edition.
Music − Portrait | posted 17.12.2020
On The Corner
Bangers for the backroom
With his label On the Corner Records, Pete Buckenham serves a heady stew of afro-futuristic jazz concepts and contemporary street grooves beyond the genre ascriptions, and is opening the gates to the sound universe of tomorrow.
Art − Portrait | posted 23.02.2021
Vincent de Boer
Like Jazz With Brushes
Dutch artist Vincent de Boer has become a regular band member of the British jazz band Ill Considered. He draws record covers based on the grooves he hears. For »The Stroke«, the process has now been reversed.
Music − Review | posted 26.06.2020
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music − Review | posted 20.07.2020
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.