SWEATER BEATS – Marinate Mix

Artist: Sweater Beats Artwork: Paul Smith   Antonio Cuna, a.k.a. SWEATER BEATS, recently signed with HW&W (Roster includes producers Ta-ku, Elaquent, Ackryte & Bahwee) and he’s just getting started folks. The NY native has made a name for himself by creating disco-feverish-boogie-down beats and his Marinate Mix for Marinate Media….Well, you’ll like this. He recently released Young Love/Heartbreak Vol. 2—some club bumpin’ bass music—and has an EP out … Continue reading SWEATER BEATS – Marinate Mix

Ackryte – Shades [Beat Tape]

Minneapolis and hip-hop…The Twin Cities and the underground…Malls and Lids stores. They were meant to be together. Ackryte, hip-hop producer and possible Vikings fan, just dropped a tape titled Shades. It’s full of snare tapping, bass knocking, jazzy sampled beats. It’s hip-hop sans experimentation, just the needed elements to get your head nodding. The release is a precursor to his debut album on HW&W. At twelve tracks it’s … Continue reading Ackryte – Shades [Beat Tape]