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ARTIST
Yves Tomas
TITLE
Pilot EP
LABEL
Rekids
CATALOGUE
REKIDS157
FORMAT
Digital
RELEASE DATE
    TERRITORY
    Worldwide
    BARCODE
    5060731226891
    GENRE
    ALL ARTISTS
    DESCRIPTION

    Exciting new producer Yves Tomas releases on Rekids with ‘Pilot EP’ this May - a bold and versatile debut release exhibiting the artist’s broad range of influences.
    Hailing from London but with roots in Bristol, Yves Tomas is a producer, vocalist and DJ brought up in the centre of UK club music. Since experimenting with music through his childhood and early teens he’s gone on to become an engineer, working in studios alongside some of the biggest names in grime and pop music. This has led to him developing his own unique style of electronic music as a reactionary expression to working in the meat grinder culture of mainstream music. He now joins Radio Slave Rekids - a label known and respected for discovering many luminary figures in electronic music.
    With its otherworldly melody and echoing effects, ‘Braindead’ is a downtempo track that remains beatless until the halfway mark, moving onto the beautifully arranged ‘MA1’ with its reverb-drenched breaks, quivering synths, and ever-evolving chopped and looped vocals. ‘River’ then incorporates elements of grime and jungle courtesy of its lively stabs, soulful chords and compelling rhythm built on punchy percussion. Taking things into a spiritual direction, Elephant & Snake’ meanders forward using syncopated drums, washy chants and elevating organ keys before ‘Callout FM’ follows with its rattling snares, twisted arpeggios, and crystalline pads.
    Nearing the end, ‘Pilot’ is a stripped-back affair with sporadic kicks, a fuzzy bassline, and vocoder vocals until digital bonus track ‘Birds Of The Barbican’ ties everything together by generating an uplifting atmosphere destined to elevate revelers for many years to come.
    A1 Brain Dead
    A2 MA1
    A3 River
    B1 The Elephant & The Snake
    B2 Callout FM
    B3 Pilot
    B4 Birds Of The Barbican

    DJ PROMO / PRESS

    Media Support - Blow Up Magazine, Moskalus,

    Published: April 30, 2020