Audio: Flying Lotus x Erykah Badu "See Thru To U" [Official CDQ] - Okayplayer

Audio: Flying Lotus x Erykah Badu "See Thru To U" [Official CDQ]

by Eddie "STATS"
August 16, 2012 12:16 PM

Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes (LP Art)

Earth-people! The Flying Lotus x Erykah Badu collaboration that J. Rocc previewed on BBC Radio 1 last week has landed, in full CD-quality glory. The only perceptible difference between this finalized joint and the one J. Rocc teased (apparently a rough demo, as FlyLo clarified via twitter) is in the mix; the temple drums and echoey highs on the final product seem to flying through a dreamier space–giving the whole track a jazzier, more atmospheric feel that demands headphones more than speaker-stacks (still, why do I feel confident we’ll see some 4×4 remixes of this joint sooner rather than later?). If anything, however, the finished artwork gives even more room and power to Badu’s vocal, a melody we won’t soon forget. ¬†Before the quiet comes, apparently, comes a whole lot of sublime noise. Stream below via the youtubes, then purchase the single on iTunes and pre-order Until The Quiet Comes¬†here.

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