Somehow, the folks at the up-and-coming 92 Points label have managed to take over the […]
Somehow, the folks at the up-and-coming 92 Points label have managed to take over the XLR8R website site today. Earlier this morning, we posted a remix of Magnum, the young beatmaker at the helm of the young imprint’s soon-to-be-released second EP, and now, we have this track from label co-head Visionist. Last week, the Brixton producer announced that he would be getting into the holiday spirit and giving away a series of three tunes for free—grab the first offering, “Firstsight,” here—and he’s just made the second installment available. Entitled “Energy,” the lilting, drum-heavy number bangs along for less than two minutes, employing an enticing whirl of wispy synths and warped vocal bits along the way. The elements are familiar, but Visionist’s dizzying approach to construction is oddly hypnotic, and leaves us wishing the sonic vertigo lasted just a tad longer. Look for the third and final giveaway, “Outside Inside,” to drop on Christmas.