Sunday, 17 March 2013

Showcase Your Music, 'Your Beats': Dr.Goom 'Beat Tape 2012'


The Chicago love just keeps on coming.  
In the words of DJ and producer Dr.Goom:

'Beat Tape 2012 is a compilation of my favorite random beats found sitting in my computer over the last year. hope you enjoy!'

As evident by the artwork and his blogger page (which is where I sourced the 'cats making music' images from) Dr.Goom doesn't take himself too seriously. 

This charismatic sense of fun and experimentalism is carried over to much of the tape.  'Whisper' is jolly, reggae - inspired, electronic pop.  'Us' is an uptempo hip hop beat.

As is to be expected with a collection crafted from random beats sat on the hard drive, there's a schizophrenic feel to the project: many of the beats hint at ideas not fully seen through to the end.

With that being said, there's a palpable sense of promise on tracks like my favourite, 'Standing in the Sand', which is a more fully-realized idea with a surprisingly melancholy, sensual feel.    

     For more visit: drgoom.bandcamp.com

Credits: 
Image: drgoom.blogspot.co.uk 
Music: drgoom.bandcamp.com

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Oh, what the hell, here's another adorable 'cat on hardware' photo for you.  Courtesy of Dr.Goom.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

fuckyea!

TNBM said...

@Anonymous - glad you approve!

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