Tag Archives: Beat Tape

DON LEISURE: Steel Zakuski

DON LEISURE:  Steel ZakuskiDon Leisure’s full-length retro Russian samples-based beat tape, Steel Zakuski follows hot on the heels of last month’s single Valery’s Fate which features in this mammoth twenty-one track set. One half of First Word Records’ The Darkhouse Family, the Don is widely-travelled and less a collector of the in sound from way out so much as a collector of the spaced-out sound from way out

ASPECTS: BeaTTape (2011) – Free download

Hello…Bristol-based hip-hop crew Aspects are back with a free download produced by their old buddy DJ Format. Cue a fat and funky neck-snap bassline and a crashing hi-hat-saturated break. Lest you should doubt that the boys’ English is still correct, leading the vocal charge is El Eye himself – Ian ‘Dirty’ Merchant (“I’ll eat your features like a Jeeper Creepers creature/ And then delete you quicker than a friend request from Mika”)