We took a cursory glimpse into the world of Russian producer Koett when we heard a remix of his "Lost Time" track by Barcelona producer Sau Poler. Now, the man born Alexander Tochilkin has shared "Down," a track from his upcoming Golden Peak LP for Applescal's Atomnation label. Kicking off with layers of skittering percussion over the top of an insistent sample loop, "Down" neatly segues into a dense, hazy groove that sits squarely between Caribou's sunny psychedelia and Flying Lotus' polymorphic creations. The production builds elegantly as dusty strings and crate-sourced samples collide in glorious fashion before fading off into the horizon—making for an impressively crafted effort which bodes well for the rest of Golden Peak. As a matter of fact, Koett's new album can be streamed ahead of its November 25 release, after the jump.
- Dekmantel: How Some Fanboys from The Hague Found Themselves at the Helm of One of Electronic Music's Best Festivals
- Trainwreck: DJ Slugo Recounts the Time He Found Himself in the Middle of a Hotel Room Brawl
- 20 Questions: FaltyDL Talks NYC Dance Crews, Tripping in Nature, and Motorcycle Gunslinging
- Record Store Week: Pearson Sound, Matias Aguayo, Leon Vynehall, and Gerd Share Their Favorite Shops
XLR8R Downloads Player