Music and light can really change the atmosphere of a room. Here are free music downloads to add a chilled lounge vibe to your place.
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Genre: instrumental, jazz, soul, beat tape, jazzy hip hop, lounge
Cult Classic Record’s Moderator presents a soulful compilation of his MODualations series. Kick back with some super chilled tracks.
Genre: lo-fi, beats, jazzy, lounge
Make a Move is Sweater Beats’ first song released with Huh What & Where records. Although not an instrumental track, I included it for its great vibe. Expect an incredible debut EP from that corner of the music scene.
Genre: instrumental, beats, lounge, hip hop
UK beat maker & illustrator Shugmonkey beautifully deals with work night sampling fever, as this EP demonstrates.
Genre: instrumental, downtempo, cinematic, tirp hop, chillout
A premium group of producers have come together to form the collective, “Melodious Sovereigns”, to show the world how they rule the melodies in their own right.
Genre: instrumental, electronic, downbeat, chillout
Smooth Genestar is a project seriously addicted to Downbeat, Downtempo, Lounge, Chillout and Easy Listening with passion. The roots and influences are reaching back to the mid 90s.
Genre: soul, neo-soul, hip hop, chillout
Paris based beatmarker and sound designer Djam invites you to board his voyage to the place we all have within us; follow the incentive and live your dreams without inhibitions.
Genre: ambient, electronic, downtempo, chillout
Saul Stokes is a musician from Oakland California. Described as one of today’s most eclectic electronic musicians, Stokes has been producing and releasing his own angle of electronic music for over 16 years. Stokes creates music using an array of modular hand-forged electronics to achieve his signature sound. If you enjoy the music, the suggested donation is US$7+. It will allow Saul to cover his expenses and continue making music.
Genre: ambient, instrumental, beats, hip hop, lounge, chillout
Alaskam is a young french composer/producer who built his own musical identity between deep mood and airy atmospheres, using instrumental sounds as well as electronic ones. Inspired by musical genres like trip-hop, electronica, world music or soundtracks, he tries to mesmerize the listener.
Genre: ambient, electronic, idm drone, piano, chillout
This album is a selection of live, improvised recordings. Each piece starts as a blank canvas. I play a few notes into a long, slowly decaying loop (or loops) and see where the music takes me.
Genre: electronic, instrumtal downtempo, psychedelic, chillout
Psychedelic music that does not wish to be introduced. Namaste.
Genre: electronic, downtempo, piano
Montréal’s Exist Strategy, aka Anthony Baird, has a hand for calming music. His eloquent mix of classic and electronic elements won’t give you a chance but to relax.
The playlist is the best way to sample a Sound Sunday edition. Listen to the best song from every album featured above in one go. Then come back, play the music from your favorite tracks, and download the best albums only.
When you hang out or party with friends, what music is typically playing in the background?
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Image credits: Featured Image by Jordi Sanchez Teruel via Flickr