The After Hours Playlists

The After Hours playlist for 01/16/2016

My favorite instrumental hip-hop, trip-hop, downtempo and breakbeats from 2015.

A lot of the music is available for free streaming/download from the artists themselves. Links below:

Esbe

Frenic

GoodMood

Moderator

Mounika

Shag

Vanilla

The After Hours playlist for 10/31/2015

Instrumental trip-hop and hip-hop with a little bit of a Halloween/Horror theme.

Some of the music is available for free stream/download from the artists themselves. Links below:

Kognitif 

Mounika

Chill Bump

Anitek

L'Orange

The After Hours playlist for 02/07/2015

A nice chilled-out playlist with some great music from 2014 & 2015. Starts out with some jazzy post-rock and breakbeats courtesy of EYOT and LTF, respectively. Then an hour-and-a-half of some incredible chillstep, chillwave, liquid dnb and other ambient electronica.

The After Hours playlist for 01/10/2015

My favorite downtempo trip-hop & electronica of 2014. 35 great songs from 35 incredible artists. A lot of the music is available for free download from the artists themselves. I've included links below:

Anitek

Boogie Belgique

Broke For Free

Darkside

Groove Cereal

Kill Emil

The After Hours playlist for 11/15/2014

Brass, hip-hop and trip-hop of 2014 featuring Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Red Martina and Blockhead.

Groove Cereal's new album There's A Surprise In Every Box is available for free streaming/download from Shoeboxx Recordings' bandcamp page: https://shoeboxxrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/theres-a-surprise-in-every-box

mononome's new EP Tale Of The Phoenix is available for free streaming/download from his bandcamp page: https://mononome.bandcamp.com/album/tale-of-the-phoenix

Blockhead's new LP Bells and Whistles is available for free streaming from his Soundcloud page: https://soundcloud.com/blockheadnyc/sets/bells-and-whistles-album

"Quiet Nights" by Catching Flies is available for free streaming/download from his bandcamp page: https://catchingflies.bandcamp.com/track/quiet-nights

The After Hours playlist for 11/01/2014

I start off with a half-hour of some great funk & soul from 2014. Then for the rest of show I play some of my favorite (mostly instrumental) trip-hop & hip-hop of 2014, featuring Skinshape's eponymous debut album, as well as Erik Jackson's new LP Vintage.

The After Hours playlist for 10/25/2014

Some of my favorite instrumental hip-hop & trip-hop of 2014.

Tracks by MEDL4 are available for free stream/download from his netlabel Dusted Wax Kingdom: 

http://dustedwax.org/dwk279.html

Tracks by Vanilla are available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page:

https://vanillabeats.bandcamp.com/

Tracks by Shag are available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page:

https://shag.bandcamp.com/

Tracks by Moderator are available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: 

https://moderator.bandcamp.com/

Tracks by P.SUS are available for free stream/download from his netlabel Dusted Wax Kingdom: 

http://dustedwax.org/dwk277.html

The After Hours playlist for 08/09/2014

Blues, New Orleans jazz, funk, jazz-rock, & brass--mostly from 2014.

The After Hours playlist for 08/02/2014

Big band jazz, funk, trip-hop and electro-swing of 2014.

ProleteR's new EP Tribute to the Masters Vol.1 is available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: http://proleter.bandcamp.com/

The After Hours playlist for 07/26/2014

Funk, soul, blues-rock, surfer rock and gypsy jazz. Featuring Saskwatch and Jesus, the Crazy, and the Bad Kids.

Up Up We Go!'s eponymous debut LP is available for free stream/download from their bandcamp page:

 http://upupwego.bandcamp.com/album/up-up-we-go

Jesus, the Crazy, and the Bad Kidseponymous debut LP is available for free stream/download from their bandcamp page:

http://jcbk.bandcamp.com/album/jesus-the-crazy-and-the-bad-kids

Saskwatch's new album Nose Dive is available for free streaming from their bandcamp page:

http://saskwatch.bandcamp.com/album/nose-dive

The After Hours playlist for 07/12/2014

Some of my favorite funk (and a little soul) from 2014 featuring Atta Kid's debut album East Basics.

The After Hours playlist for 06/28/2014

Math rock featuring Totorro's new album Home Alone. Also some jazz and funk fusion of 2014 at the end.

Cleft's new LP BOSH! is available for free stream/dowload at their bandcamp page: 

http://cleft.bandcamp.com/album/bosh

The After Hours playlist for 05/24/2014

Some of my favorite trip-hop of 2014, featuring Moderator's new album As The Lights Fade.

Moderator's new LP As The Lights Fade is available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: http://cultclassicrecords.bandcamp.com/album/as-the-lights-fade

Shag's new LP Really This Time is available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: http://shag.bandcamp.com/album/really-this-time

Koloto's debut EP Mechanica is available for free stream/download from their bandcamp page: http://koloto.bandcamp.com/

The After Hours playlist for 05/17/2014

Jazzy trip-hop featuring Hugo Kant's new album The Point Of No Return.

Tracks by Question are available for free download from his website: http://www.analoguestudies.com/#releases

Anitek's album Lily is available for free stream/download from his web label: http://dustedwax.org/dwk211.html

Erik Jackson's LP Road Less Traveled is available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: http://erikjackson.bandcamp.com/album/the-road-less-traveled

Tracks by ProleteR are available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page: http://proleter.bandcamp.com/

Tracks by Hexsagon are available for free stream/download from his bandcamp page:  http://hexsagon.bandcamp.com/album/presents-charlie-parker-beat-tape

Tracks from Hugo Kant's new album The Point Of No Return are available for free streaming from his bandcamp page: http://hugokant.bandcamp.com/album/the-point-of-no-return

 

The After Hours playlist for 05/10/2014

Sample-based, breakbeat laced hip-hop (half instrumental, half with rappers). Featuring Shawn Lee's new album: Golden Age Against The Machine.

The After Hours playlist for 04/05/2014

Jazz featuring Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

The After Hours playlist for 03/29/2014

Jazz and swing influenced electronica and hip-hop (all instrumental).

The After Hours playlist for 03/22/2014

Some great jazzy downtempo trip-hop featuring Erik Jackson.

The After Hours playlist for 03/08/2014

Downtempo trip-hop, sample-based, breakbeats, soul & jazz influenced instrumental hip-hop.

The After Hours playlist for 03/01/2014

Some of my favorite jazz fusion from the last three years featuring Snarky Puppy's new album We Like It Here.