King (Remix) – 4am Kru, SHANTÉH, Josh Kye (Video)

“Pay attention here and not been fooled by the fast breaks intro, after first 20 seconds dives into a chill mood sensation delivering warm atmospheres with each new layer added and explode to a fine piece once piano hits and warm vocals enter. A wonderful drum & bass with laid back aesthetics.”

KING (Remix) brings together emerging London artists 4AM KRU, SHANTÉH and JOSH KYE on this laid back, rolling jungle banger. With 4AM KRU at the production helm, their remix of SHANTÉH’s popular track KING is infused with nostalgic UK rave & jungle flavour. The trio of artist’s intentions being to shine a light on London’s ‘jungle’ genre from their childhood, that has since been marginalized as ‘aggressive drum & bass’. All independent artists, 4AM KRU, SHANTÉH and JOSH KYE are part of a scene of upcoming London artists blending old & current sounds to create something new for 2020.

NOTI – lympha (Video)

“guitar, keys, beats, it may sound easy for most but few really knows how to catch the right harmonic vibes, tell a right story, mix fine and leave you with a taste of sweet memorable vibes, well one of those few artists are and Noti with his track Lympha at Radicalis. Among the many similar musics we receive, among the thousand releases daily in the genre, few have the right bliss in harmonics and mix. Well done!”

Benjamin Noti is a Basel-based producer and musician. He has worked with Audio Dope, Steff la Cheffe, The Rumours, Greis, Noti Wümié, Manillio, Anna Rossinelli, James Gruntz, Sam Himself, and the Basel Symphony Orchestra, among many others. easing is Noti’s first instrumental solo-production. The recent lockdown afforded the highly sought-after songwriter and instrumentalist an opportunity to craft this production at his home studio. The 5-song EP showcases Noti’s wide-ranging abilities as a songwriter and musician, and draws on his rich experience as a fixture in the Swiss scene. Noti’s diverse influences, unified by his distinct, original style, shine through on lead single “85km/h”; an ode to poised motion, the track pulsates, subtly speeds up and slows down but remains ultimately unstoppable – much like the artist himself.

Passmore – A Song for Your Beach Holiday (Spotify)

“A Song For Your Beach Holidays by Passmore at Lost Nights guides you through its lounge lofi house paths, to a laid back oasis where there is nothing to stress about. Soft as feather layering, warm harmonics and solid low provide a luxurious listen experience.”

Passmore is the alias of David Lloyd, also known as Dave Oscillation - co-founder of Edinburgh's Lost Oscillation Studios. Following his formative years at a classical music school, his early career in music saw him develop a fascination for sound - in the technical and creative processes which go into developing a finished piece of recorded music. He formed Stillhound, a live electronic band with two school friends and over the coming years, the three honed their skills in music production by recording and mixing all of their own music, with Lloyd frequently at the helm. Realising a desire to release his own productions individually, he developed the Passmore alias out of a retired family name and released his debut EP on 12" vinyl with Lionoil Industries. Lloyd's music can best be described by a strong lean towards creating clean, organic-sounding electronic music. His aim with his productions is to blend between electronic and acoustic sound-sources, while attempting to manipulate the electronic sources to sound as if they to were plucked, hit or bowed on an acoustic instrument. He endeavours to blend the musicality he developed in his classical training, with the repetitive, industrial and relentless nature of electronic music.

Prismatic Mantis – Ball of Light (Spotify)

“Brilliant sound design which breaths and lush layering of many influences, acoustic instruments and synths, from electronica chill to rock and the positive sensational vocals, all together giving a strong sound experience and with listeners who love the details a place where details are full and with more listens you discover more.”

"Ball of Light" is a sonic exposition to remind us of our unified origin. Production began in 2014 and has just been released. Self produced and refined to precise measurements, this Alt-Pop track is somehow in 15/8 and presents as an electronica chill out while also utilizing Math/Indie Rock principles. It ponders the Magical Force that this world fits within. We all share the same desire to ultimately feel peaceful, joyful, and creative. To be in a state of inspiration; in spirit... May this track reach far and wide to spread this positive message and provide inspiration to many. The sonic vision of Prismatic Mantis, the moniker of multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Mark Reynolds, is one that is impossible to pin succinctly down. Strongly influenced by Nature, Sacred Geometry and the Cosmos, Reynolds’ homogeneously progressive material flickers between downtempo electronica and slightly left-of-center fusion rock.

FoePound Production – Snap, Crackle, Scepter (Spotify)

“In this chillhop new theme by FoePound Production, "Snap, Crackle, Scepter" you will found all the right laid back grooves, sweet bright melodies, vinyl crackling, addictive snare and an ongoing groove, set a right atmosphere to relax.”

FoePound is an Atlanta based artist and Producer.

Ivory! – Alone (Spotify)

“You will never be alone with this soulful lofi from Ivory!. The soft sound layering, the gentle groove and warm vocals gives a wonderful laid back experience.”

The smooth singer-songwriter/drummer from Chicago, IL was born May 24, 1995. Ivory had started out drumming in churches at the age of 15. After graduating from college she started writing music for artists/bands. Genres are reggae and soul. Several of her songs have been on blogs such as Stereofox, Found, Obscure Sound, The Burning Ear, LA on lock and We love that sound. Alone had made it on Vinyl Moon Volume 32 in 2018.

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Mark Generous – Meganne (Spotify)

Meganne' is an instrumental track with a chill jazz hop, lofi aesthetic which in his 2 minutes through his playful keys will tickle your ears and gives you good vibes. Wonderful groove!Mark Generous is a Filipino-Canadian hip hop producer from Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. His sound revolves around sample-based hip hop beats which he creates on the Music Production Center (MPC) drum machine. With an innovative and scientific approach to music, Mark continues to diversify his sound – experimenting between traditional ‘boom bap’ style beats to a more modern wave of synth-heavy tracks.

Hugh Klein – Quand C’est Mou (Spotify)

Melbourne artist Hugh Klein eases into the world on a cloud of delicate piano chords with debut single "Quand C’est Mou" (out via Lekker Collective). Directly translated to "When It's Soft", the track is a delicate, piano-led offering on the borderline of jazz and classical - offering a wonderful simplicity of melody and mood."Rebirth & intimacy: the "Quand C’est Mou" theme intends to shine light and sink into the moments of awakening, rebirth and the ignition of genuine intimacy.Rebuilding, redefining and coming alive into one’s self with ease & delicacy.Almost certainly all of us will encounter points during our lifetime where we must take steps away or outward, and redesign how we place ourselves in this world. Whilst living in Paris, France, this movement was drenched in passion, excitement and what felt like eyes seeing the world and the souls in it as if they were meeting for the first time. Finding intimacy in more than surface encounters... desire, words, conversation, romance, sounds, environment, expression.. - Hugh Klein
Who Is Hugh Klein?Raised in Melbourne Australia, following his ongoing career in film composition, Klein found himself living in the city of Paris, and soon giving birth to his loveliest and most realised project yet…Sourcing inspiration from romance, warm evenings, chilled red wine, floral scents, clothes waving and wrapping the curves of your body, gold and tobacco, "You go your way, I go your way too", low light amongst white flowers, fingertips and of course... the look of love. Hugh directs his musical exploration to his deliberate fascination with intimacy and romance. With wide-spanning influence from pockets of Blue Note jazz & neo-soul to feature film scores, Hugh Klein is much more than his recorded ideas - rather, an ongoing story to be swept into and carried along.Upcoming record ‘No Plans, No Rules’ moves through themes of intimacy, adoration, the rebirth of desire and genuine romance, engaging each mood with floating vocals and guitar, brushed percussion, lush string arrangements and rich Rhodes & Wurlitzer’s.

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