Jamie XX has made quite name for himself after The XX went their separate ways. A whole remix album with Gil Scot-Heron, may he rest in peace.
Now Jamie sampled Gil in his newest single Far Nearer. This heart warming ringing track is a must for the summer, finally peering out here in Vancouver. “I just picked up The no genre music blog has named this track the runner-up for the Best of 2011 So Far. Decide for yourselves, amigos.
The B side on this record is a eclectic and ambient subwoofer-pumper by the name of Beat For. I like it cuz its a bit more techy, with sharper cuts and variations. Have a taste for yerselves:
Long live the XX!!!