Courtship "Housed (Drifter Remix)"

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San Francisco-based vocalist/producer Courtship (who, we should mention, is the alias of XLR8R's own Patric Fallon) has a slew of remixes on the way for his Eve EP (artwork above), tapping the likes of Drop/Dead, :papercutz, Albert Swarm, and, here, tender beatsmith Drifter. Beginning with a simple, looping hand-drum pattern, the remix gradually turns into a blown-out mass of pitched vocal gasps, sliding bass, and dubbed-out horns. Utilizing his penchant for crafting intricate rhythms, Drifter places skittering rims and hats in the nooks and crannies found within the billowing rework, taking this song from its original form as a subdued hip-hop hybrid and giving it new life as a stoney piece of tribal beat work.


Housed (Drifter Remix)