Red Bull Music Academy

Ascendent Berlin-based producer Palms Trax (a.k.a. Jay Donaldson) returns to Dekmantel in early 2016 with a new EP, High Point on Low Ground. Donaldson debuted on Lobster Theremin back in 2013, helping to get the young London imprint off the ground. His upcoming three-tracker follows this year’s In Gold EP for the Dutch tastemakers, which swiftly sold out and will see a repress in January thanks to opportunistic Discogs prices.

As described in the accompanying write-up to High Point on Low Ground, “The title track blazes a beaten-up vocal snippet over stanked-out synths, stretched to a breaking point across a low-riding bass line. A stabbing Moroder-esque bass line dominates ‘Cloud City’, while ‘Paws’ equals pure and raw broken-beat bliss with a pinch of acid.” Stream clips of all three tracks below before the record drops on January 25.

A1. High Point On Low Ground
A2. Cloud City
B1. Paws