Posij, who was found by Noisia whereas he was being their label supervisor again in 2012. As soon as his distinctive halftime expertise was unleashed, nonetheless, Posij launched on Important, Disciple, Shogun, Hospital, Blackout…the record goes on. Regardless of have a particular sound, Posij isn’t any one-trick pony and his flexibility makes him a commodity for a lot of labels.
The bass music world hasn’t seen a multi-track solo launch from the Groningen native since early 2017 along with his Consideration EP on Neodigital. It’s thus been fairly a nice shock to seek out that Posij has been hoarding his demos to take them again residence to Division for his upcoming Cocoon LP. Per the artist himself, “After being a bit silent on the discharge radar for fairly some time, I needed to come back again and showcase my repertoire. Listed here are ten beats that Noisia selected from my -way too big- demo folder.” Effectively, these ten beats are method too massive themselves, so it’s factor Posij determined to attend to launch much more.
Whereas many of the tracks on Cocoon are some permutation of halftime, Division requested Your EDM to premiere a cool interlude observe known as “Pump Pump” which can be a shock inside an already stunning album. Particularly, it’s an old-fashioned funky breaks observe. It’s an fascinating option to see such a observe inserted into an album stuffed with what initially look like darkish halftime tracks however in the event you hear a bit of nearer there’s a vein of funk all through Cocoon. Album opener “Hella Sideways,” and the collab observe with Former “Half Monk” each have some severe funk of their intros whereas most of the different songs have breaks-inspire snares and beat combos all through. Might Posij be a closet breaks head? If he’s, he’s definitely out of the closet, or Cocoon now.
It doesn’t matter what type of vibes Posij supposed with Cocoon, it’s good to have him again with a brand new multi-track launch and his beats, breaks or not, are definitely as clear as ever. Funk or no funk, there’s numerous enjoyable surprises on this album and will probably be fascinating to see what’s subsequent for Posij.
Cocoon can be out on Division Recordings this coming Friday, Might 17. Verify Beatport for the drop on that date and preview a few of the different tracks on Soundcloud.