Tricky

The first two albums from Bristol trip-hop pioneer Tricky sounded absolutely revolutionary back in the mid-’90s, but after years of diminishing returns (and after being exploded in The Fifth Element), he disappeared into the pop-culture wilderness for a few years. In recent weeks, though, Tricky has shown up in a couple of unexpected places. Last month, he appeared (with Gangsta Boo, of all people) or a remix of Zebra Katz’s forbidding internet dance-rap hit “I’ma Read.” And now he’s remixed “Crest,” a recent tune from lush Brooklyn indie rockers the Antlers, injecting it with throbbing sensual dubwise menace. It’s pretty great, and you can download it below.


(via RCRD LBL, where you can also read a pretty great story about Tricky teaching the Antlers to use a Portuguese coffee press)

The Antlers’ Undersea EP is out now on Anti-.

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