If you’ve seen Balam Acab live in the last year and a half or so since the Pennsylvania bedroom beatmaker first started making waves with the masterful, hypnotic natural ambience of Wonder/Wander, you know Alec Koone’s probably the nerdiest dude in the ambient/trance-y game. All that makes his newest offering, one-off single “Ass Pop,” doubly surprising – one, we couldn’t find any nature sounds, and two, when you ask us to conjure up a mental image of someone who would produce a song called “Ass Pop,” we’d sketch a lot more champagne and cigars (not to mention studio space) than Koone probably has on hand. Despite its randomness (and shortness), it’s an enjoyable, title-appropriate listen. Someone rap over it please? A$AP?
New Balam Acab: Ass Pop
Summer Jam 2k15 courtesy of James Blake + Kanye?
Reunited and it feels so good
The original LP and the bonus tracks are available for the first time on Spotify.
There’s also a new song, “Take My Side,” coming out later today
PC Music’s pop curio Hannah Diamond shared a new track this morning called “Every Night.”…