BOATS – Beat Tape

Oakland’s Aaron Ferguson reached the century mark on his Facebook page and decided to drop this new nameless beat tape. Chaaaa-Ching, free stuff. In April, BOATS released Bleaving which was ”snapping beat variations delightfully dunked in electric kool-aid & cooled with bursts of spaced-out G-funk.” [via] This seamless 26 minute ‘Untitled’ beat tape features some grimy West Coast funk and heavy doses of 808s. It’s not … Continue reading BOATS – Beat Tape

BOATS – Bleaving [Album]

MAPZZ is talking about him. WhatAboutTheBeats is talking about him. Fresh off my alma mater’s Sweet Sixteen birth (Ohio Bobcats baby!) I’m still looking for some dancing music. BOATS, a.k.a. Aaron Ferguson, gets funky, soulful and makes music that you’d expect fellow Californian Dam-Funk to produce. Bleaving is West Coast banger, funk infused, get-down-and boogie fun sounds. If you’re looking for 808s, claps, phasers and bass … Continue reading BOATS – Bleaving [Album]