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 Crucial, Disciple, Shogun, Hospital, Blackout…the checklist 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 together with his Consideration EP on Neodigital. It’s thus been fairly a nice shock to search out that Posij has been hoarding his demos to take them again house 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 wished to come back again and showcase my repertoire. Listed here are ten beats that Noisia selected from my -way too big- demo folder.” Properly, these ten beats are means too massive themselves, so it’s a great 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 shall be a shock inside an already shocking album. Particularly, it’s an old-fashioned funky breaks observe. It’s an fascinating option to see such a observe inserted into an album filled with what initially appear to be darkish halftime tracks however when you hear a little bit 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 lots 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 shall be out on Division Recordings this coming Friday, Could 17. Verify Beatport for the drop on that date and preview a number of the different tracks on Soundcloud.