Filtered bass drones fly in overhead on this new tune from Last Japan, which features the distinctive drawl of London’s Trim. Apparently his final record before cutting an exclusive deal to work on a debut full-length with Rinse, the Roll Deep member hops to and fro over a shiny, chromed-out half-step beat. The rhythms descend into the gutter on the back of those aforementioned bass drones, finding the track’s soft spots and attacking with the reclined, but metaphor-twisting flow Trim is known for. Last Japan’s instrumental provides a suitable backdrop for the MC’s mystical, London-sage style of storytelling, with bright rays of synth darting under the verses and lighting Trim’s lyrical path ahead. “East” is out now on Bullet Train; preview the entire East EP after the jump.

East ft. Trim