♫♪  Novelist - “Sniper (Slackk Remix)”

Just as Mumdance showed off Novelist’s breathtaking skills as an MC in “Take Time,” one of the most solid grime tracks so far this year, rising grime producer Slackk shows off Novelist’s producing skills by enhancing rather than appropriating the original. Slackk takes the “Sniper” sample and creates a dreamworld for it to live in. I think it’s sad (maybe that’s dramatic) that Novelist’s MC skills might overshadow his production skills, but here Slackk proves how Novelist’s productions have that same oomf that his flow maintains. But enough about Novelist!

Slackk has a certain theatricality to his production that provides total experience. His remix of “Sniper” washes across you, but still manages to entrance completely. Whenever “Sniper” seems as if sound will hit some sort of stasis, it immediately and unexpectedly changes, and creates a serenity that is anxious and an anxiety that’s serene. Check out the releases from his Boxed club night too! I’m digging all the weird, sparse shit coming out of it right now!

• Slackk: https://soundcloud.com/slackk
• Boxed: https://soundcloud.com/boxedldn

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