The NËU NËU Is Here! Proxima's 'Odd One' and 'Jumpy' Drop Today [NËU]
“NËU” means new in German, so pardon us for utilizing that worldwide pun nearly each time Misanthrop and Phaces’s bespoke offshoot of Neosignal drops one other launch, however it's each true and enjoyable. NËU008 simply dropped right now with two singles from Proxima, “Odd One” and “Jumpy” they usually undoubtedly have a unique, “NËU” really feel to them (OK, stopping now).
NËU does its personal premieres for the little vignette singles it’s been releasing since late 2017 however since each launch nearly definitely accommodates a minimum of one dancefloor banger and one chin-scratcher (generally each), so we prefer to characteristic them right here at YEDM anyway. Unsurprisingly, Proxima’s providing ticks each bins, with “Odd One” and “Jumpy” being each dancefloor stinkers and attention-grabbing mindbenders.
“Odd One” appears to be the most effective of all world, with a creeps, cinematic opening which launches right into a bassface-inducing but minimal and steppy drum loop with numerous darkstep synth ornamentation. It lays out its sound design for the chin-scratchers to investigate and be in awe of whereas being danceable sufficient that mentioned chin-scratchers can’t assist however skank whereas analyzing.
“Jumpy” is nearly 180 levels from “Odd One” by way of model and construction however it’s additionally each attention-grabbing from a composition angle and extremely danceable. It switches beat buildings numerous time all through, going from D&B to form of a revers dubstep to halftime and again once more. Synth-and-sample-wise, it additionally goes backwards and forwards with each techstep and onerous dubstep-tinged samples.
While not stunning pairing of Proxima and NËU could be sensational, the tracks themselves are fairly stunning of their innovation and vitality. It’s good to see each Proxima and NËU persevering with to poke the bear of creativity and arising with such enjoyable stuff.
“Odd One” and “Jumpy” are out now on NËU. Stream and buy choices by clicking here.