Listen: Noshess - "The Ultraviolet Beat Tape"
Noshess, a.k.a. Columbus producer Josh Capoccia, has contributed beats to rap talents like Blueprint, Illogic, Copywrite, Spitball and Apocalypse, Inc. But his latest project is plenty evocative without the benefit of lyrics. The Ultraviolet Beat Tapepresents a fine selection of productions that tap into the murky, dreamy headspace of today's underground rap climate without simply biting the cloud rap aesthetic pioneered by the likes of Clams Casino and Lunice. It feels very of-the-moment, yet rooted in hip-hop history. Listen below, and read more at CREW 932. (Kudos to Michael Bridgmon, a.k.a. Alleyes Manifest, on that dope artwork too.)