Just A Gent blasts genres and builds worlds on 'http://EP'

Just A Gent blasts genres and builds worlds on 'http://EP'

After trickling out advance singles all 12 months heating hype to a boil, Just A Gent has lastly served up his newest imaginative and prescient in full with a recent six-track effort, http://EP. The Australian producer’s 2017 single “Future Bass Is Dead” was a proclamation, and his newest self-released EP is the answer: well-crafted bass music that bursts out of packing containers and shrugs off monotony for a much-needed renaissance of the style.

“Drowning” with fellow Australian up-and-comer Yvng Jalapeño units the tempo early with a ethereal and smokey, earlier than placing into Koan Sound-esque percussion and swirling sound design. The haunting halts shortly on the subsequent monitor, “Space Odyssey,” mixing a bouncy home beat with sharp synth traces that pushes the tempo – that’s, till Just A Gent throws a textbook rhythmic switch-up within the works with a head-banging half-time drop. “Hold” returns the listener to the longing and melancholy of the opener, culminating in a string-driven acoustic outro that solely additional drives house how multi-faceted this undertaking is. “VIBE” has been a rotation weapon for all of 2018, however finds new life within the EP’s context with its trap-infused swagger heralding the start of the undertaking’s more durable facet. “404” retains issues sizzling and heavy with a glitchy drum and arp fest that looks like a full manufacturing chop flex from the producer. Album nearer “Injustice” brings issues again to the contemplative, laced with driving builds and thunderous drops.

The EP is at without delay a celebration of the variety attainable inside Just A Gent’s labeled style, and the stark reminder that among the most impressed initiatives are born from a blatant disregard of the principles. Sitting alongside recent materials, his beforehand unveiled singles discover new which means and context underneath considerate and completely executed conceptual themes of system discord and the combat to revive stability. There’s even a devoted web site for the EP that includes the characters of the EP artwork come to life with their very own MySpace profiles. But even beneath the considerate and wealthy world Just A Gent has crafted for this physique of labor, the EP is telling its personal story about an artist with eyes on artwork a lot greater than SoundCloud hashtags and Beatport genres.