Chances are that if you cared to know about the next album from LA beatmaker Samiyam, you're already aware that it'll be released next month by Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label. So, you're probably down to hear a track from Sam Baker's Album, right? You're also probably hoping to hear some head-knocking, smoked-out instrumental hip-hop, yeah? Well, you've come to the right place. "Cushion" (emphasis on the "cush" part, we assume) is pure Samiyam/Brainfeeder/LA beat-scene music: broken beats, massive bass, wonky noise, and just enough melody to hum along to. We expect much more of the same when the other 16 tracks of Sam Baker's album are made available on June 28.
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