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Downbeat music on the radio

Downbeat is a music genre that combines elements of electronic, ambient, and jazz music. It is characterized by its relaxed and slow tempo, often featuring beats and basslines that are deep and mellow. Downbeat music often includes atmospheric soundscapes, layers of synths and samples, and occasionally live instrumentation such as guitar or saxophone.

One of the most popular artists in the downbeat genre is Bonobo, a British musician known for his chill and laid-back sound. Another popular downbeat artist is Tycho, an American musician who often incorporates guitar and live drums into his music. Other notable downbeat artists include Emancipator, Thievery Corporation, and Nightmares on Wax.

There are several radio stations that feature downbeat music as part of their programming. SomaFM's Groove Salad is a popular online radio station that features a variety of downtempo and ambient music, including downbeat tracks. KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is another radio show that often features downbeat and electronic music. In addition, the German radio station ByteFM has a show called Deep & Slow, which features a mix of downtempo, ambient, and experimental music.