Bicep – “Poly Pineapple”
Belfast duo Bicep will finally deliver their long-anticipated BBC Essential mix this weekend and recently shared a new track “Poly Pineapple” via Soundcloud. Recorded in a single live take, the cut features lively arpeggiating synths and typically rough-around-the-edges sounding drums. As usual the pair manage to evoke considerable energy and movement from a fairly simple arrangement, making for a style that balances house energy with techno textures. Listen below.
SBTRKT – “The Light” (Feat. Denai Moore)
UK producer Aaron Jerome, better known as SBTRKT has become known for his tasteful collaborations with vocalists like Sampha, Jessie Ware, and Little Dragon. In anticipation of the artists’ latest LP Wonder Where We Land, comes the latest single “The Light” featuring lovely vocals from Denai Moore over a minimal, yet strongly emotive instrumental. Listen below
Nachtbraker – “Warme Kachel”
Amsterdam based house producer Nachtbraker recently released a brand new EP for Berlin label Dirt Crew Recordings. Janus includes five well crafted house cuts with both the title track and “Warme Kachel” standing out as particularly melodic. Making the most of a killer groove and funky bassline, the producer brings soulful chords and a shuffling rhythm to provide a smooth, late night vibe on “Warme Kachel.” Listen below.