The Best Beat Tapes on Bandcamp: April 2020

This month’s column is as diverse geographically as it is sonically. There’s footwork grounded in decades-old Brazilian samples from an established São Paulo producer; a Denver, Colorado producer deploying crushing and celestial bass music that wades into the atmospheric realm of cloud rap; and a tape of deftly chopped and looped soul music from one of the UK’s rising talents. Also, read on for Nujabes-influenced instrumentals that sample soul and jazz and poignant, lo-fi beats from Brooklyn…


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