Ray Sam ushers in summer with this sun-drenched track called “Love Trippin'” which features vocal cuts from Lauren Morgan, and a breezy guitar part by Mario Agostine. Make sure to check out the QuestionmarQ remix as well, for a slightly darker take. Ray Sam’s “Love Trippin'” is out now on Vision Collective Recordings, and you can hear it below.
Downtempo producer Zane Tate has released the long-awaited follow-up to his first long player, and it’s called Down to Dusk: Rural Sounds Volume 2. The album mixes haunting mood-music with groove-driven beats while exploring the occasional excursion into chillout music.
Listen to a preview of the first single from the record, called “Getaway.”
While Zane Tate has released a number of singles since Rural Sounds Volume 1, including “The Last Resort,” which was featured on SomaFM’s Groove Salad Compilation, Down to Dusk is his first album in seven years. The record is decidedly darker than the first – consider it night-music – and much more focused in its approach to chilled downtempo music.
Zane Tate’s Down to Dusk: Rural Sounds Volume 2 is out now.
Paul Eerhart combines chillout grooves with his passion for Jazz guitar on his new album, Paul’s Jazz Lounge. If you like easy rhythms and melodic improv, you’ll want to check this one out. We think you’ll feel “A Night in Cairo” and “The Big Apple” most for their for their smoky beats underneath Paul’s expert playing. Listen in below.
If you believe in downtempo chillout music, check out the new album from Aschaffenburg-based producer Flashbaxx called Something to Believe. Every track is deep and loungey with hints nu jazz and the occasional house groove. The title track is the single here featuring vocals by Tanja Proessler. Listen to a preview below.
Jens Paulsen and Daniel Stryczek bring together folky acoustic instruments and downtempo electronic grooves in their new album Sleepy Shuttle. Listen to a preview below.