Oh my “Gosh,” Jamie xx is “ending mixing” his new album, the follow-up to the 2015 digital traditional In Color. As The xx member advised triple j Mornings, the venture will characteristic contributions from The Avalanches.
“I’m in ‘ending mixing’ mode. And I can’t take any longer,” he stated, earlier than confirming, “Yeah, it’s my subsequent album.”
He added that the songs “have been years within the making. I noticed that I’m simply gradual, and that’s okay. And I’ve truly been actually having fun with the method of it. And I used to be additionally making Oliver’s document from the band and making the final xx album in between, so it hasn’t felt prefer it’s taken that lengthy, nevertheless it’s simply allowed me the time to assemble all the things I wished to.”
Followers could have already heard glimpses of the brand new venture. Final 12 months he launched two singles, “LET’S DO IT AGAIN,” and “KILL DEM.” In 2020, he additionally launched the solo tune, “Idontknow”.
Jamie stated he discovered inspiration “DJ’ing and discovering outdated data, and I’ve been sampling quite a bit. I labored just a little bit with The Avalanches earlier than the pandemic for his or her final album and we kind of carried on. Simply seeing the method of how they work, how they pattern — I imply, they’ve all the time been an inspiration for me. Engaged on the identical observe with them has type of knowledgeable a distinct means of creating music barely for me.”
He sounds fairly enamored of their collaboration for his album: “They simply create one thing model new. It’s not a straight-up pattern. They’ll put their very own emotion into one thing that already exists and it’s very modern and it appears like them.” Try a snippet of the interview under.