Shlohmo melts us with ‘Beams’

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Shlohmo melts us with ‘Beams’

Shlohmo just does what he fucking wants.

Such is the general consensus regarding the LA producer in the Stoney office – reinforced today with the dropping of new track ‘Beams’. Shooting forward before album Dark Red, the track exceeds expectations (a strong feat considering that Shlomo already blows our mind on any given day).

‘Beams’ takes yet another different vibe to this years offerings of ">‘Buried’ (very late-’90s horror movie soundtrack – ">also we’re still having flashbacks from that video) and"> ‘Emerge from Smoke’ (which for the sake of obnoxious creative license I’ll call ‘post-apocalyptic slow burning groove’). Both a long shot from first album – an almost spiritual mash of natural samples and smooth compositions – this album seems poised to follow the diversity of a human/urban experience. And seems like a good one to get stoned to.

Similar to the white noise manipulations of Crystal Castles and injected with a surprise hit of drum and bass – it’s doing wonders for building the momentum of an entire album. Visually accompanied with a video (dir. Jack Irving) that throws back to the adolescence we’re all trying to forget – there’s something strongly nostalgic about the vision this track evokes.

Dark Red is due out April 4th via True Panther. Pre-emptively vibe out by pre-ordering here.

[via Pilerats – cheers m8’s!]

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