Diggin’ This: Julien Dyne – “Design” (Soundway Records)

 

The groove is real.

 

Image via crownruler.com

 

 

On “Design,” Berlin-via-Wellington-via-Auckland-via-Montreal musician, drummer, DJ, and visual artist Julien Dyne opens with a gritty, Theo Parrish-ish beat loop and shimmering piano punctuation before melting it all into a grooving bass and drum shuffle strut that awaits a delightful Fat Freddy-ish horn riff, courtesy of actual Fat Freddy’s Drop trumpeter Toby Laing.

 

 

Track of the day.

 

 

Julien Dyne – “Design”

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Design” is taken from Julien Dyne‘s latest album, Teal, out now via Soundway Records. It features fellow Aotearoa artists Mara TK and Ladi6. Get it here.

 

 

 

 

Hear more from my favorite NZ music makers, as previously featured on this here DanDigs.com site, such as Electric Wire Hustle, Lord Echo, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Hopetoun Brown, and more, here.

 

 

 

 

Listen back to Fat Freddy’s Drop live on the #DanDigsShow here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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