The final twelve months for blanke have been stellar by anybody’s requirements. Collaborations with Rezz and JayKode, remixes for RL Grime, Madeon, and Skrillex, and now he’s lastly starting to tour the US… who may ask for extra? However, an artist’s job is rarely over, and the encourage to create is ever-present. Today, blanke dropped a brand new two-track EP on Deadbeats that’s positive to maintain the hype and momentum going.
Entitled “ALT. COLOUR” and “VOICE IN THE MACHINE,” the 2 tracks collectively kind a seven minute sonic expertise down a darkish, voluminous rabbit gap. Effortlessly flowing between glitch and midtempo inspirations, the 2 tracks are a banner illustration of blanke’s versatility and expertise as a producer.
“ALT. COLOUR” masterfully builds suspense, dropping into bass stuffed chaos and simply as shortly pulling again, nearly like enjoying tug of warfare together with your expectations. And but, it nonetheless manages to have considerably of a swinging rhythm, one thing I haven’t actually discovered earlier than in any midtempo bass tracks.
On the opposite hand, “VOICE IN THE MACHINE,” whereas nonetheless cinematic, is much less swing and extra satan. The synths are crunchier, the kicks heavier, the outlook extra bleak…
Altogether, it’s an excellent pair of tracks woven along with a standard thread. You can take heed to them each beneath, out now through Deadbeats.