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Alchemist Retarded Alligator Beats
Alchemist Retarded Alligator Beats

Decompress Your Day With Alchemist's Lovely New Cut "Holy Tabernacle"

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The faux-science of alchemy professes to turn relatively worthless base metals into glimmering gold. It's long been debunked as a kind of medieval fantasy game, but beatmaker Alchemist is nothing but the truth, his work often spinning simple everyday elements into a shimmering new compound that's worth very much indeed. Alchemist (real name Daniel Alan Maman) has already netted praise this month for his Action Bronson collaboration "Voodoo," along with "Hot Pillow," which saw him matching musical wits with Oh No. Now, as you ease out of your workday and into whatever it is the night may hold, you'd be a fool not to enjoy Alchemist's brand new drop, a 57 second slice of heaven he's calling "Holy Tabernacle."

Opening with futuristic sirens over a dusty sample, "Holy Tabernacle" draws in the listener with a vocal loops and horn hits that work wonders like a warm bath. The track will appear on Alchemist's upcoming LP Retarded Alligator Beats, which will compile a number of pieces he's worked on in 2013. The record is due to drop July 10h (tomorrow!), but you can enjoy "Holy Tabernacle" right this very moment. Put it on repeat, pop the cork on a bottle of vino and relax. Finally, the day's done.