Exclusive: Simian Mobile Disco - Tong Zi Dan

Trippy, tech-oriented visuals...

If music be the food of love - play on.

Simian Mobile Disco founded Delicacies back in 2010, intending it to be an outlet for their more direct, club-ready productions. Since then, the duo have fired arrow after arrow at the dancefloor, with each release being named after an obscure delicacy from a different part of the world.

Next up: 'Tong Zi Dan'. A Chinese method of preparing eggs, it involves cracking the shell during the boil process. Oh, and the egg should be boiled in the urine of pre-pubescent boys...

The track itself is a four to the floor techno banger, fringed with the impact of Simian Mobile Disco's live set. There's a science fiction feel, with the driving, metallic synths united against clattering percussion straight out of Detroit.

Given a vinyl pressing earlier this month, 'Tong Zi Dan' gains a full digital release via Delicacies on October 21st. In the run up to this, Clash is able to premiere the video for 'Tong Zi Dan' - and it's a belter.

Tied with mathematical certainly to the music, Simian Mobile Disco match their music to geometric shapes which flood in towards the centre of the screen. There are shades of '2001: A Space Odyssey' as the shapes build in colour and complexity, their hypnotic momentum drawing you in.

Watch it now.

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'Tong Zi Dan' will be given a digital release on October 21st.

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