similar atmosphere as the last one, but slightly chillier
surprisingly empty—similar abandoned mall feel to vaporwave / muzak. empty food courts and halls.
it’s not just the sax that evokes that imagery, it’s especially the vocals, which don’t sound intimate so much as like the last, fading traces of something. aaliyah fading out of existence like in
there’s a weird moment around 2:38. its probably supposed to be a hype building moment like in hardcore but instead you feel…stillness. for a few seconds you’ve been deserted. suddenly the bass sounds more like a drone than a proper dance music bassline.
rhythmically this feels stiffer than the first one, which adds to the somewhat frigid quality.
Like this for instance. It's not a mad take. It's not cloth eared. I can hear the empty food courts and shopping malls too. That sax obviously is teetering on the edge of Muzak but for some reason it completely seduces me, ravishes me.
I think the drop for me I really associate with Bushkin chatting all over it which changes the complexion of the thing