As David August readies his debut on Counter Records (the Ninja Tune imprint), signaling another new chapter in a musical journey that, at just 25 years, has continually refused to conform, he presents us with ‘J.B.Y.’
The new track is a refreshing bit that reveals the dynamic range of August's talents. Featuring spiraling arpeggios, treated vocal refrain and tumbling syncopation, he breaks down the production into a swirl of freeform ambience and splintered piano. There's a distinct "drop", but this is not House music and it's not aimed at the club. Instead August delivers a delicately beautiful electronic track that serves as an introduction to his forthcoming album.
After release on such iconic labels as Innervisions and Diynamic, he gets set to make his debut on the Ninja Tune offshoot Counter Records. His J.B.Y. / Ouvert EP is due out late March, but the lead single is out now. Listen to the new track below and purchase here.