Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 75

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 75

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly assortment of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a style that may solely be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a reputation that lends itself to punnery — DA is glad to current a collection of tracks personally curated by Dexter to your listening pleasure.

Listen in playlist format here.


Fans have come to anticipate persistently groovy tunes from The Knocks, they usually at all times ship. The New York duo has launched some mighty remixes already this 12 months together with ones for Charli XCX and Joe Janiak. Now, they’ve taken on ODESZA‘s “Falls,” flipping it right into a “Get Up Mix” of easygoing swankiness. This remix brings The Knocks’ signature good vibes, giving listeners a brand new method to digest certainly one of ODESZA’s most iconic tracks.

BLOODTONE‘s newest authentic comes on the listener darkish and heavy. Fitting in completely together with his “post-apocalyptic horror home” model, “Drag Me Down” does simply what its title implies and drags its listener all the way down to the deepest depths of his breed of home music. Haunting vocals drift out and in between a weighty bassline and sharp kicks, giving an eerie ambiance to the music’s total size. It’s deliciously spooky.

Julian Calor returns to Monstercat together with his second single, a spirited psytrance monitor known as “You Might Get Lost.” The monitor is brilliantly misleading, with an introduction that appears easygoing sufficient. A computerized voice warns to not wander round your reminiscences, since you would possibly get misplaced. Even when a construct begins to crescendo, it’s nonetheless laborious to understand the pounding trance beat that hits on the drop. The melody is infectious, too.

Hidden Face‘s newest takes on a little bit of a special really feel, displaying a susceptible and emotive aspect to his often-mysterious manufacturing. “Looking For Happiness” leads in with a fragile guitar introduction and soothing vocals, setting the tone for the minimalist instrumentals to observe. These elements collectively give the monitor a dreamy and contemplative really feel all through course of the music. It feels deeply private and someway acquainted, and it’s a wonderful factor.

For his first launch of the 12 months, Grabbitz leans into his pop/hip-hop abilities. “Polaroid” on Ultra Music is all about heartbreak and the uncooked feelings that include it, which Grabbitz showcases completely with wistful vocals and solemn instrumentals. Its clean beat flows effortlessly with the heartfelt verses, illustrating Grabbitz’s manufacturing capabilities of their best kind. The Buffalo native continues to reveal his versatility with every launch, leaving followers questioning what’s coming subsequent.