On the Horizon: And Slyd, T-Funk.

On the Horizon: And Slyd, T-Funk.

Even though barely recovered from Barça last week, there’s little I wouldn’t do to return in a couple more for Sónar. And indeed, the dawning on our horizons of 20-year-old London-based producer Tyrone Smith, who in this particular context operates under the guise of T-Funk, is only intensifying that sense of newly impoverished longing as Night Ride Thru L.A. proves an appositely transporting listen, André 3000’s decelerated Da Art of Storytellin’ (Pt. 1) lyrics of Darth Vader and BMW wheels flighted high over lavish billows of intricate experimental hip hop. Simultaneously plundering the funk and soul genres, Smith may yet turn out a torchbearer of the exploratory subsects of UK urban, we’d maybe prematurely reckon…

T-Funk’s Bandcamp.

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