'Soil' by Amsterdam-based producer and musician Jelee is heavily influenced by video game world-building. Like a beat
alchemist, he carefully pours his love for beats into his lifelong passion for video game soundtracks. That far exceeds your typical 8-
bits and bobs: Soil unfolds like a challenging adventure game, held together by a sonic palette of hip-hop-minded drum
programming, jazz-inspired chords, and synthesized sounds.
The album features tight-knit homegrown collaborations with jazz multi-instrumentalist Guido Hoek, rising deejay Jerrau, producer lofi
prototype ("one of Amsterdam's best-kept secrets when it comes to beatmaking," says Jelee), deejay, producer, and keyboardist Mo
Wrights, and singer Erosi. With influences ranging from Brainfeeder's roster to Zelda games, Jelee presents a multifaceted take on
Jelee's music has been featured on compilations by Resilienza Records, Stamp The Wax, and Carista's 'Modern Intimacy Volume