The shapeshifting and ever-evolving Laurel Halo will officially release her brilliant and immersive new record Dust this Friday on Hyperdub, but you can spend the rest of the day listening to the record now below. The whole thing is a breezy, mesmerizingly weird and beautiful trip, but start with the infectiously playful summer jam "Moontalk", one of our favorite tracks of 2017:
Jesse Kanda, who used to make very different sounds roughly 100 blog years ago in the myspace era as Friend, and then went on to collaborate with such luminaries as Björk, Arca + FKA Twigs on some of their iconic visuals, shares his first release as doon kanda. Kanda's heart EP is out now on Hyperdub. Listen below:
Burial's surprise Young Death / Nightmarket 12" is now available for purchase via Hyperdub (edit: it's already sold out, but you can still purchase digitally). After listening to questionable vinyl rips all weekend long, I can already promise that we will inevitably rank this thing way too high on our year-end list, but every new Burial release feels like such an event and inspires such an intense emotional/visceral reaction upon first listen that I think it's warranted. Listen to both tracks below:
We're psyched to premiere the beautifully shot, Desmond Penn-directed new visuals from one of the brightest young luminaries in footwork, Teklife's DJ Taye. With its elegantly chopped samples -- that tinkling, cascading piano and an almost mournful woodwind melody lend the song an unmistakably poignant vibe -- deftly woven into Taye's distinctive skittering drum and bass patterns, the soulful, DJ Manny-assisted "Burnin Ya Boa" is one of the highlights from the producer's very dope Move Out EP, out this week on Hyperdub...
The intensely anticipated collab from enigmatic UK producers Burial + Zomby officially arrives this Friday on limited one-sided white vinyl 10" via Hyperdub. "Sweetz" will also appear on Zomby's forthcoming full-length Ultra; listen now on the more illicit corners of the internet (youtube) or in a more fragmented/annoying but official capacity below: