Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly assortment of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a style that may solely be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a reputation that lends itself to punnery — DA is glad to current a number of tracks personally curated by Dexter in your listening pleasure.
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Drum & bass masterminds Matrix & Futurebound are again at it once more. In their newest, they’ve tapped the abilities of songstress Zelah for an impeccable mixture of adrenaline-pounding drum & bass and heavenly vocals. “I Got You There” marks the longstanding duo’s first launch of 2019 and likewise provides followers a primary have a look at their upcoming album, Mystery Machine, on Metro/Viper Recordings.
Kill Paris delighted followers by dropping a funky-fresh LP on Valentine’s Day, that includes collaborations with artists like Big Gigantic, Fatherdude, Tim Moyo, and extra. While all tracks carry one thing particular to the desk, his swanky collaboration with Fatherdude is especially ear-catching, that includes silky-smooth vocals from the New York artist. Kill Paris describes how the observe took place in its description: “Sent the start concepts of this observe to Fatherdude, who immediately wrote these depraved lyrics and similar to that – a music is born!”
The music world was additionally gifted with new Goshfather music on Valentine’s Day. In his latest disco-infused enterprise, the Los Angeles artist drew from Madonna‘s “Like a Prayer” and created his personal enjoyable spin on the long-lasting 1989 hit. Goshfather introduced alongside singer AU8UST for the vocals, and the pair have crafted a contemporary take that’s each 1989 and 2019 with filtered vocals and a grooving bassline.
Norwegian artist Rootkit has a fluid type that’s led him to create music throughout the style spectrum. From melody-centered future bass remixes to darkish home originals, he’s demonstrated his manufacturing aptitude throughout the board. For his latest launch, Rootkit takes his skills to Monstercat to drop “Voyage,” a home quantity that has journey-like qualities, making the title utterly applicable. Beautiful vocals additionally lend themselves to “Voyage,” accentuating its adventurous spirit.
For weeks, Fox Stevenson has been hyping a brand new physique of labor he says is a “little bit completely different” from what followers could have come to know his music as. He returns to his unique focus of songwriting and places out the primary from this new focus of tunes known as “Out My Head,” a pop-oriented observe that also incorporates most of the dance-friendly parts his followers have come to know and love. But the highlight may be very a lot on his vocals on this new launch, and it’s superbly catchy.