Shining a light on some of the hottest new music to drop over the course of the past week, END. select their top five musical moments for your listening pleasure.
REMEDY – “REMEDY MEETS WU-TANG”
Remedy and Wu-Tang continue their decades-spanning partnership with a collaborative album: “Remedy Meets Wu-Tang”. The 14-track piece has a distinctive old-school sound, with Remedy’s vocals — and production, alongside Danny Caiazzo — combined with verses from Wu-Tang members and close affiliates.
R.A.P FERREIRA – “THE LIGHT EMITTING DIAMOND CUTTER SCRIPTURES
With “the Light Emitting Diamond Cutter Scriptures”, R.A.P Ferreira continues his complicated and layered approach to hip hop. The 11-track album is a combination of relaxing, jazz-tinged beats and the artist’s intricate and poetic vocals.
GHOSTFACE KILLAH FT. RAEKWON – “BOB JAMES FREESTYLE”
Ghostface Killah and Raekwon reunite with “Bob James Freestyle”: a gritty, verse-focused track that releases alongside Ghostface’s “I Got Soul Freestyle”. The two Wu-Tang icons trade lyrics that reflect on their hometown, Staten Island, with dark, percussion-driven instrumentals providing the backdrop.
JULIEN BRACHT, ENYANG HA & DJ STINGRAY – “STREETS (DJ STINGRAY REMIX)”
Julien Bracht and Enyang Ha tap into DJ Stingray to produce a visceral, dancefloor-focused remix of “Streets”. The Detroit techno legend transforms the track with his experimental approach to sound design, splicing it with dark basslines and up-tempo drum patterns.
LAURENCE GUY – “YOUR GOOD TIMES ARE HERE”
Laurence Guy’s fourth release on Shall Not Fade, “Your Good Times Are Here”, sees the Bristol-based producer traverse the electronic music spectrum. The EP opens with its title track — a dancefloor-focused single that showcases the artist’s house-leaning, acid-tinged sound — and closes with “Mutual Disappointment is a Terrible Thing”: a reflective, stripped-back track with delicate keys and distorted vocals.
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