Cincinnati // On The Rise // Mix

Cincinnati is an old pork production metropolis with German roots. Its music landscape is largely flooded by folksy rock foursomes and long-haired guitarists who employ heavy reverb. Think music for blue collars. And, that grit hasn’t changed…but the sound is evolving and it’s an exciting time for audiophiles. While Cincinnati does boast a nice hip-hop resume (at least for a city its size), it doesn’t … Continue reading Cincinnati // On The Rise // Mix


By: CUTTINGPRACTICE I run a blog called CUTTINGPRACTICE, and when Marinate Media asked me to contribute a list of my favorite producers to contribute to their blog, I immediately accepted.  Since I respect their content and methods of delivering information, I jumped at the opportunity.  I expanded on the original project, though, and decided to include artists who are not strictly producers.  I then broke these … Continue reading Guest Post: CUTTINGPRACTICE’s FAVORITE PRODUCERS

It’s Here! Shadows Compilation

Marinate Media presents: Shadows is a 13-piece showcase of artists and producers from around the country who’re making phenomenal music. Many of these producers are under the age of 18 and making sounds beyond their years. Others, (Black Noi$e, Do$age, CONTACT LENS, etc.) have established they’re here to stay for a long, long time. In 2013 look for these producers/artists to step out of the … Continue reading It’s Here! Shadows Compilation

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Hi Friends, We’ve got some really cool projects coming up. For one, in December we’re hosting a compilation tape that’ll feature Bear//Face, Black Noi$e, Carling Ruse and Dream Koala, just to name a few. We love music. We love supplying you with great music. Please like us on Facebook. We’ll keep you up-to-date on all our projects and you’ll see some music we love that … Continue reading Like Marinate Media on Facebook

stacy – Restless [EP] [MM Premiere]

Restless is stacy—18 year-old producer from Portland, Oregon—his debut EP. The six track release features a collaboration with Potholes Music producer, Black Noi$e (World’s Fair, Boldy James, Roc Marciano) and a jarring remix of Alexander Spit‘s “Face Melter”. Stacy is an up-and-coming producer with projects in the works with San Jose emcee, Main Attactionz affiliate, Antwon and Alexander Spit. The EP is a combination of … Continue reading stacy – Restless [EP] [MM Premiere]

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

The Blank // Marinate Mix

The Blank / Marinate Mix [MM Premiere] Artist: The Blank Artwork: Jeff Rochester The Blank will be one of your favorite artists to emerge this year. I repeat: The Blank, a.k.a. Henry Ashcroft, will become one of your favorite artists. Plus, this mix is awesome. His Marinate Mix premieres the track, “Mirrors” that’ll be featured on his upcoming EP with Darker Than Wax and “Smoke” his collaboration with … Continue reading The Blank // Marinate Mix

Ostinato – “Stardust” [Marinate Media Home Video]

Ostinato – Stardust from Marinate Media on Vimeo. I like this Ostinato “Stardust” joint so much I’ve decided to make a video for it. It’s the first installment of MM’s homemade video series. Lots of Soundcloud artists have beats that’re made-for-tv. This is a showcase for those underrated cats. Music: Ostinato – “Stardust” Actor: Justin Bialecki Info/Submissions: Continue reading Ostinato – “Stardust” [Marinate Media Home Video]