We've already heard the Grimes collab/title track from Blood Diamonds' Phone Sex single, and now 4AD has dropped the b-side, "Ritual." Inspired by a "cyborg-ish desire to be human," the trance-y pop anthem contains what the label calls Blood Diamonds' "distinctive, gender-warped vocals," which, as it turns out, also sound suspiciously like Grimes...
"KREAYSHAWN x TRAGIK x GRIMES x BLOOD DIAMONDS
we did this song in 10 minutes and the video in under an hour... TRIPPY"
Here's a beautiful, soaring new jam from Vancouver producer Blood Diamonds, featuring a haunting hook/vocal sample(?) that elevates this one into his biggest, most infectious tune yet. Taken from his forthcoming Grins / Move the Stars 7" single -- which will apparently feature a Holy Other remix -- due next month on Transparent:
Greece's Keep Shelly in Athens keeps getting weirder (and better), as evidenced on this playfully creepy remix of Blood Diamonds' new single "Lasting Love," in which the duo warps the somewhat dancey jam into a haunting number that sounds absolutely nothing like the original:
Blood Diamonds :: Lasting Love (Keep Shelly in Athens remix)