Listen: Kit Pop - Posted LP

Listen: Kit Pop - Posted LP

The quiet-achieving Perth producer unleashes a compelling and pristine collection of new material.

Despite the fresh young producer fire that has always flared up around him during his several years in the game, beatmaker Justin Elwin continues to stand his ground in Perth (and further afield) as one of our city's singular talents. Whether he's in Kit Pop or HWLS guise, with each new track or collaboration, and with every live set, Elwin evolves, adapts and stays continually relevant, showcasing the strength of his skill and reminding us why he's achieved career longevity, when so many others who were once of his ilk have now fallen off the map.  

Ever the quiet achiever, it was without much fanfare the other day that Kit Pop released a collection of 20 tracks, POSTEDall produced, mixed and mastered by himself. With POSTED, he's taken the transient hip hop vibes and more menacing, ambient undertones of earlier works like Seams, and lent those sounds a generous amount of light. The diversity within the release is fairly immense - we're presented with chaotic, squelchy industrial bounce in Armeria, then a relaxed slice of 70s-style soulful chill in Must Be Heaven, then something different again via the low-lying trap of Sweaters. 

There's a nice Clams Casino vibe to iYi and Penny Potts - they're well-primed for a melancholy-vocalled Atlanta rapper to lend a few bars to, while other times things are more LA experimental beat scene in feel - BbBbbbyBbler is killer, and will go down well with FlyLo fans. 

Despite the broad sound spectrum traversed, the tracks slide together with ease, and echo each other in pleasant ways. It's a super-pristine collection, with each track more compelling than the last - take the time to get 'posted' up in this material and you'll reap the rewards tenfold.

Listen to/buy POSTED below:

 

Related articles:

Interview - HWLS

Watch: HWLS - RBMA X Boiler Room Chronicles DJ Set

Follow Kit Pop: Facebook / Bandcamp 

Listen: EDEN - End Credits

Ireland-based producer EDEN unveils the title track from his forthcoming EP, End Credits.

3 years ago

'501's by Fortunes gets a rad video clip and a new remix from salute

Rounding out a bloody standout 2016 for the duo ahead of big things next year.

1 year ago

Listen: Active Child - 1999

Active Child drops a new single to announce his sophomore album.

3 years ago

Premiere: Solange's Cranes In The Sky gets a breathtaking rework from Oliver Tank

A very special remix ahead of Tank's Secret Garden appearance this weekend.

1 year ago

Close
-->