As we wind down the working week, it's always good to receive some new music to shape the soundtrack to your weekend. This week, we have been blessed with the brand new EP from one of the UK's most promising young producers, Klimeks.
You may have seen some previous posts on past Klimeks tracks, including the amazing remix of Wiley's "Born In The Cold". Well, this time the Peterborough native is back with his latest effort, the nonchalantly excellent Depths EP. Labelled by the UK beatsmith as 'wave', the EP's title says it all, as the deep, dark vibes of this project make for a truly compelling listen. Depths is four tracks long and ticks all those heavy, bass craving boxes for all of you fans of the low end.
Opening track "SurrendHer" is a slow jam, with a profound bass line topped by shuffling hi-hats and a pitched down vocal sample that adds some eeriness to the track. "Underwaterhearts" is a tad brighter, with a flutter of plucky synths atop of some more warm bass work, whilst keeping the deep drums that Klimeks has become synonymous with. The penultimate track, "Orca", is a more upbeat affair, with colourful synth lines overlapping each other, with more of a bumpin' drum pattern underneath, whilst some cleverly made synth noises that sound like a whales call (hence the title) come in and out of the mix. The final track spot is reserved for "Wave Elevator", an uptempo shuffler of a bass anthem, that has an uptempo, prominently sunny lead synth line, that makes it feel like summer has already started. In the Depths EP, Klimeks has created a project that has everything we've come to expect from the whizzkid, from deep, dark grooves, to upbeat and sparkly bangers, there is enough on this EP to satisfy everyone.
You can stream Klimeks Depths EP below, and if you're feeling what you're hearing you can buy/download (for free or name your price!!) the project over on his Bandcamp.
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- May 1st, 2014