REC’D: Evy Jane – “Sayso” & “Ohso”

EVY JANE
Listen to our FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Evy Jane is Evelyn Mason and Jeremiah Klein, who worked separately in Vancouver’s electronic scene for years before partnering up to craft incredible experimental R&B. Their self-titled debut 12” dropped a couple weeks ago and features two awesome, self-defining tracks, both devastating, moonlit slow-burners that toe a fascinating line between creepy and sexy.

“Sayso” is all minimalist, clattering backbeat, vaguely creepy synth drones bubbling up out of diffuse electronic mist; Mason’s voice is close and confessional, like a soul singer giving a back-alley performance, like Julee Cruise at Twin Peaks’ Roadhouse bar, and when she repeats “Didn’t I tell you, didn’t I tell you” it sounds almost like a threat. And its b-side “Ohso” is almost as good, as Mason takes an even more elegant stand over a skittery art-step beat. Listen.

EVY JANE – “Sayso” (MP3)

What did you think?
 33  11  0  5
broadsheet year in review
Music

Plus, hear none other than Fucked Up’s 17-minute Italian opera.

tvotr lazerray
Videos

The latest clip from their recent record Seeds.

miguel
Music

The perfect holiday gift for the R&B lover in your life.

rap-monument
News

Raekwon, Killer Mike, Pusha T, Danny Brown, YG, Action Bronson, Young Thug, and more show up.

dan deacon unedited footage of bear
Videos

He also makes a quick cameo as a detective.

oneohtrix_point_never
Music

“Bubs” is a collaboration with PC Music’s A.G. Cook.

male-bonding-20141
Music

Another new track to follow up last week’s “A Kick To The Face.”

DAngelo Black Messiah
Favorite Albums

Fifteen years after Voodoo, better than ever.

charli-xcx-sucker-608x608
Reviews

Charlotte Aitchison’s second LP is a warhead, a sonic sour bomb that conceals sneering attitude and caustic kiss-offs beneath an initially shimmering pop sheen.