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In a slipshod style (Ross), Thursday, 23 November 2017 03:03 (eleven months ago) Permalink

xp it's great! also, people shouldn't text while they dance imo

sbahnhof, Thursday, 23 November 2017 08:35 (eleven months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

This has not been posted on here?


mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 26 December 2017 23:30 (nine months ago) Permalink

drink sippin reminds me of early junior Boys

Heavy Messages (jed_), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:58 (nine months ago) Permalink

fav is probably feel it out, not big on raingurl tbh


kolakube (Ross), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 01:39 (nine months ago) Permalink

Sometimes I listen to raingurl and it's incredible, and sometimes it feels corny. I love the dance music template she goes for in it though - it has such an underground house music feel but it's very direct and pop

josh az (2011nostalgia), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 02:20 (nine months ago) Permalink

My enjoyment of raingurl is directly correlated to how drunk I am when I hear it

porg and bess (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 14:03 (nine months ago) Permalink

I don't get people saying it's corny, but I also don't get "this is corny" in general.

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 14:05 (nine months ago) Permalink

Nick Sylvester has become a pretty serious producer, huh (Shamir, this)

change display name (Jordan), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 16:44 (nine months ago) Permalink

the nick sylvester revelation makes me better understand this

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 22:28 (nine months ago) Permalink

'guap' sounds like galcher lustwerk and 'after that' sounds like luomo

'drink i'm sippin on' sounds like cassie fanclub x hip hop reference

this is probably not for me but its well- ... well-something

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 22:29 (nine months ago) Permalink

i thought yaej produced her own stuff

flopson, Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:35 (nine months ago) Permalink

is he A&R-ing or managing or something

Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:44 (nine months ago) Permalink

whats the deal with the line 'i don't fuck with family planning' in raingurl?

flopson, Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:48 (nine months ago) Permalink

I understand it as she isn't there to find a man

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:52 (nine months ago) Permalink

the line that precedes it is 'when the sweaty walls are bangin'

flopson, Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:54 (nine months ago) Permalink

Sure, atmosphere of a basement rave, does not need to be a sexual thing. I may be completely wrong of course.

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:01 (nine months ago) Permalink

I interpret it is as she won't be making plans the next day with family as it's gonna be a crazy night

kolakube (Ross), Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:03 (nine months ago) Permalink

xp- ah ya true that's probably it

flopson, Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:05 (nine months ago) Permalink

Good lyric!

kolakube (Ross), Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:07 (nine months ago) Permalink

A lot of her lyrics have this thing where she seems to know the words she wants to use but doesn't know that they usually collocate to different things, it makes them a bit confusing but also makes for sometimes very original language. I don't know if this is deliberate or juat a play on her code switching with Korean.

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:17 (nine months ago) Permalink

Who knows what you’re talking about

calstars, Thursday, 28 December 2017 00:25 (nine months ago) Permalink

i thought yaej produced her own stuff

― flopson, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 5:35 PM (four hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

is he A&R-ing or managing or something

― Listen to my homeboy Fantano (D-40), Wednesday, December 27, 2017 5:44 PM (four hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

No, from interviews it sounds like she sent him demos and then they would produce/record the real versions together, using his gear etc. To me it definitely shares some sonic DNA with the Shamir record he did.

change display name (Jordan), Thursday, 28 December 2017 04:04 (nine months ago) Permalink

Here you go: https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/3121
"The first thing I heard were these tossed-off demos on SoundCloud," Sylvester tells me over the phone from the Godmode studio in Los Angeles. The thing that got him was her voice—raw and untreated, even off-key at times, totally unlike the overproduced vocals you hear on a lot dance music. "There's something almost voyeuristic about it," he says. "And I love her cadences, the way she uses English and Korean lyrics to hide meaning, or obscure it, or create a different meaning. I mean, it was just immediate."

They began collaborating. Sylvester, who's a professional studio musician and engineer, offered his technical know-how to juice up some of the ideas Lee had started in Ableton. When it comes to dance music, the role of an A&R person tends to be limited: they'll tell you which tracks they like, then assemble the individual releases and send them out for mixing and mastering. Sylvester, however, takes a hands-on approach that more closely resembles something you'd see on a big-budget pop record.

"What that means," he says, "is that Kathy often starts with the idea. She'll record something in her room, then shoot the stems over to me. Maybe I'll replace certain parts or rearrange them, or I'll send it back to her and be like, 'I think this could be better.'"

They recorded both of her EPs—Yaeji and EP2—this way. Lee jots down her production ideas along with her lyrics. Then they head to the studio together to reinterpret the whole thing using top-shelf equipment. "Drink I'm Sippin On," the big single from EP2, is actually a beat that Sylvester worked on during a trip to Atlanta, which accounts for its low-slung Southern rap sound. He wrote parts of "Feel It Out" for a song he originally pitched to Beyoncé. When her creative team passed on the instrumental, Lee wrote a whole new arrangement and made it the most memorable track on her first record.

change display name (Jordan), Thursday, 28 December 2017 04:09 (nine months ago) Permalink

That Boiler Room set is all kinds of incredible. So many different beats and moods but such great flow.

Roz, Monday, 8 January 2018 17:15 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

lol I saw her last night and she just stood in the dj booth and quietly rapped (or lip synced) over her tracks, it was still kinda great tho

the masseduction of lauryn hill (Stevie D(eux)), Thursday, 5 April 2018 14:05 (six months ago) Permalink

five months pass...

She just put out this Charli XCX remix, very low-key and didn't impress at first but is really growing on me after a couple of listens


mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Friday, 21 September 2018 19:23 (one month ago) Permalink

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