Latin trap is most definitely a thing, and you’re going to wish you were in on it sooner. Austin LebrÃ³n is a fine frontrunner for the sub-genre’s peak game right now, test running material for the forthcoming “La Finia De Hoy” compilation with the aptly titled ’73.’ There’s a strange fusion of the genre’s turn up energy and slick sample work here that makes what could be a cop-out attempt at blending genres sound ever so sweet.
Munich bass marauders Schlachthofbronx are about to unleash a 4 track EP “Haul & Pull Up EP3”
(the third edition of the series) which features Otto von Schirach (Monkeytown Records) and frequent collaborator Doubla J (from Costa Rica). The release has already gained some momentum with early radio plays from the likes of Rob Da Bank, Machinedrum and Jamz Supernova on BBC Radio 1.
Los Angeles based rapper/dj/producer/artist Chippy Nonstop drops the first Discobelle mix of 2017 and this is half an hour of non-stop, frantic party fun with bassfilled and sweatinducing tracks ranging from dance, reggaeton, grime to future club.
Last week NYC based and Miami born producer/dj Jubilee dropped her debut album “After Hours” (via Mixpak) and the album has been a staple here at the Discobelle HQ ever since we received the promo, taking us a on a ride through a glittering and sundrenched Miami and through the grittiness of New York along with all the musical genres defining the scenes in and inbetween the two cities. Jubilee takes us from Miami bass to grime to dancehall to salsa to rave etc. all rolled into one fantastic, sweatsoaked hybrid tropical sound.
Man Recordings founder and Berlin based dj/producer Daniel Haaksman just dropped his new album “African Fabrics”, the album explores a multiple of genres from the emerging urban African dance music sounds that are all becoming increasingly popular all over the globe. This is an album that’s filled with fantastic rhythms and beats, if you’re sitting still after the first track then that’s your loss. Guest appearances comes from among others from South African rapper Spoek Mathambo, kuduro inventor Tony Amado, Colombian guitarist Bulldozer, Portuguese punk kuduro trio Throes + The Shine and Ugandan singer Tshila.