Freak

by Philip Grass

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06:47

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Freak is a single in transit - a nod towards the series of rhodes-laced groovers released on Summer Thing (2018) and a step leftward into experimental dance music.


The record kicks off in familiar Philip Grass fashion on 'Done with the Groove,' a shuffling house track assembled around wandering keys and pads. While a bit somber on the front half, a warm chord appears and reframes the main loop into something more uplifting and resolute.


Side B enters unfamiliar territory. Freak Dub is a hypnotic track at the intersection of garage and techno. A deeper sentiment is evoked here than on previous work. Anxiety, a looming end of days, met with a deranged grin and ripped speaker cones.

Freak concludes in reflection to the merits uncovered on track one and two. The title track finds a balance. While garage-adjacent, open space and soft tones maintain the track’s composure. It sits at a boiling point - a versatile track and great mixer for left-leaning sets.

Available in digital and limited vinyl (30 units)

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released May 10, 2019

All songs written and produced by Philip Grass.
Mastered by M.A Spaventi at Spaventi Studio in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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