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When an artist can magically merge the perkiness of saxophone inserts with sultry vocals over grimy melodies, there is a recognizable talent to be acknowledged. Opiuo's appeal to the masses crafts a recipe that caters to band nerds, club prowling cougars and bass heads alike. The Australian based artist is best known for his funk-infused musical constructions treated with a hefty dosage of bass. His now classic Slurp and Giggle released in 2010, promoted an innovative zestful sound with a dash of hip-hop and glitch influence. His last release "Sneakers" was the first release off his upcoming full length album Omniversal. The track used a retro vocoder and had heavy hints of disco and bass. Opiuo's recognizable fashions in his sound may be playful, but his tracks are merely a product of pure brilliance in terms of sound design and pushing the envelope for melding opposing styles.
We are excited to premiere Opiuo's second single off Omniversal titled "Jelly". The track features vocals from Melbourne-based indie folk singer Texture Like Sun. The track is rich in all aspects as it surpasses expectations when it comes to well-roundedness. "Jelly" optimally utilizes Texture Like Sun's raspy vocals and portray an incredibly raw punch of soul. The track's indelible grooves and fat bass pumps in and out speakers, making it difficult for listeners to resist vibing to the beat. "Jelly" is the type of track to remind people to let a little loose and maybe become exactly as the title says. Fluid in it's funkadelic nature and bringing out the dancer in all of us; Opiuo seems to have formulated an eruptive burst of sonic energy to set off the summer season properly. "Jelly" will be available for purchase tomorrow via iTunes! Watch out for the full album's release on June 3rd and pre-order the album here.