Hanoi-based artist Tobes releases latest EP ‘Energy’, released with Valencia label Miura Records.
Tobes, signed with Atipik Agency, recently performed at (Re)Treat, Likdo and Wonderfruit and is shifting his focus to experimental live performances.
He’s set to release a joint EP with Lourene later this year on Atipik’s own upcoming label.
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The four-track EP spans a wide range of styles, with the single ‘Energy’ starting us out as a high-octane floor filler. ‘Quasar Quest’ is a smooth-sounding track perfect for trips before the EP shifts to the 90s-sounding acid-heavy ‘Zero Hour’.
Although each track is uniquely distinct, they’re all widely impressive in the attention to detail in the production.
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The crown jewel of the EP is the title track, with vocals that sit effortlessly over the off-kilter percussion and ethereal synths. The breakdown motifs are exceptional, with piercing samples and ever-building vivacity. The track does justice to its name with its undeniable grooves and ideas, and the rave mix is even more of the same.
Listen to 'Energy' below.
Henry Cooper is a Writer at Mixmag Asia. Follow him on Instagram.