The Free Lounge & Chillout Playlist [Sound Sunday]
Educate your ear and build your music collection for free with Sound Sunday! This week’s formidable lounge & chillout collection contains 11 albums, all of which are free downloads from Bandcamp. Great background music for parties and other chilled activities.
Finest Instrumental Chillout & Lounge Jazz
Genres: instrumental, lounge, chillout, jazz, jazzy hip hop
London based music label Cult Classic Records is a steady source of amazing talent from around the world. Featured on Sound Sunday countless times, they contribute no less than three amazing artists to this edition; and that’s just because I forced to contain myself.
The debut release of Canadian beatsmith Ljones is a collection of songs from late 2009 to early 2011. As a fan of old records Ljones was always interested in the beat making process, but DJing and discovering the music of artists like Nujabes really fueled his interest.
myk. is the moniker of English producer Michael Hodgson. His debut Between The Lines strikes the perfect balance between mellow melodies and hectic beats.
Bakoda, the German producer also known as Evan Awake, is another young talent influenced by Nujabes. With Sketchbook he presents an impressive 40 track debut album that demonstrates the full spectrum of his skills. Highly recommended track: 11. Wasteland Bobblehead Anthem.
Genres: downtempo, jazz, lounge, trip hop
I am a beatmaker exploring lots of territories, always play with good or bad feelings at the same time, the moods are the building material for my songs.You will never know what i have in mind.
I also make beats for rappers on demand and offer mastering services. – Mr. Moods
20 Short & Magical Tracks
Genres: chillout, mid-fi, hip hop
While producing tracks for “A Secret Garden”, “60km/h”, & the upcoming Separate Science project, I had a bunch of extra sketches + ideas that I’d been posting to my blog/Soundcloud and decided to collect them as the sister-piece/follow up to “A.M. Stretch”. – PreciseHero
Soul Jazz Coverd In Smoke
Genres: soul, lounge, jazzy, hip hop
From Cannes, France. Home-based in Montreal, Canada. Member of Millennium Jazz Music, The Jazz Jousters, The French Touch Connection & Le Premier Sens. For the rest, just listen… – SmokedBeat
Meteorite Inspired Lounge Music
Genres: instrumental, electronic, ambient, chillout, downtempo, lounge
The community named “Tunguska Electronic Music Society” was created by several musicians and composers on the threshold of centenary of the Tunguska phenomenal catastrophe, in order to capture the public attention to such an extraordinary event. The musical component in the work of community is the melodious instrumental and electronic music.
Melodic Beat Compilations
Genres: instrumental, beats, jazzy lounge, lo-fi, soul, hip hop
‘Flight Delayed’ – is a compilation of beats that I made when I used to spend a lot of weekends in NYC. I would have a lot of downtime to make beats before and during my flights and this album is a result of those experiences. – Al Patron
Emotions Wrapped In Sound
Genres: electronic, beats, downtempo, chill, trip hop
A year later, still truly yours…One of the main experimentators in hip-hop and broken rhythm’ music, german lo-fi scientist Thallus is coming back with his new full-lengh instrumental project. Here is the music in it’s not classical meaning, it’s a pure emotions which wrapped in sounds. Followin’ his unique style, during recording process, Thallus creates a new detailed story with an every track. And you believe in this magic because it’s honest and sincere. It’s flowing from his SP-404 buttons and vintage keyboards strictly to the notes of your soul. Behind all these material things – an immense inner world. Behind these 12 records – it’s becoming yours. Truly yours.
Genres: abstract, electronic, bass, beats, glitch, lounge, compilation
In 2013, Slovakian netlabel GERGAZ released a 25 track compilation to showcase its roster of talented producers and beat makers from around the world. Shortly celebrating its 5th anniversary, a third compilation should be due anytime now.
Experimental Electronic Soundscapes
Genres: experimental, lo-fi, retro, synth, wave, chillout
Aspiring producer from Stone Mountain, GA. I dabble with experimental sound, chillwave, ambient, lo-fi; basically chillout music in general.
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