Jamie xx has returned with new release 'Idontknow'.
The producer has built a sound that focusses on pensive introspection, utilising club tropes to depiction inner movements.
New release 'Idontknow' continues this solitary path, but in a different way, shifting the tempo above 160BPM.
Opening with a percussive flurry that recalls afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen, it then settles into a steady groove.
Snippets of distorted vocal melody pirouette around the rhythm, with 'Idontknow' aiming for directness over subtlety.
It's a little more raw than his full length, but carries the painterly touch fans of his work so admire.
Tune in now.
Photo Credit: Laura Coulson
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