Megan James, the Purity Ring vocalist with the uniquely confessional and childlike voice, has joined dancehall rapper Popcaan on Brooklyn producers Dre Skull’s shimmering and summery new single “First Time.” While we feel that any song featuring James’ vocals is worth a listen, Dre Skull’s synth alchemy sounds better here than it ever has and Popcaan lends even more credence to the idea that Purity Ring’s music remixed by rappers would be awesome.
Dre Skull + Purity Ring – “First Time”
Hear the Missy Elliot-sampling single from the rising Chicago rapper
Work out your heartache on the dance floor with a club-ready remix.
Plus, a fully-mixed version of his new song “200 Press.”
Stream the weirdest, and possibly best, record you’ll hear today.
Someone please hook these guys up to actually make music together soon.
Hear a new song from the Rhye singer that he’ll perform on tour.
Hear the new remix from the trio of producers