The NËU NËU Is Here! Proxima's 'Odd One' and 'Jumpy' Drop Today [NËU]

“NËU” means new in German, so pardon us for utilizing that worldwide pun nearly each time Misanthrop and Phaces’s bespoke fshoot Neosignal drops one other launch, however it's each true and enjoyable. NËU008 simply dropped right this moment with two singles from Proxima, “Odd One” and “Jumpy” and so they positively have a distinct, “NËU” really feel to them (OK, stopping now).

NËU does its personal premieres for the little vignette singles it’s been releasing since late 2017 however since each launch nearly actually accommodates not less than one dancefloor banger and one chin-scratcher (typically each), so we wish to characteristic them right here at YEDM anyway. Unsurprisingly, Proxima’s fering ticks each bins, with “Odd One” and “Jumpy” being each dancefloor stinkers and attention-grabbing mindbenders.

“Odd One” appears to be the most effective all world, with a creeps, cinematic opening which launches right into a bassface-inducing but minimal and steppy drum loop with tons darkstep synth ornamentation. It lays out its sound design for the chin-scratchers to research and be in awe whereas being danceable sufficient that stated chin-scratchers can’t assist however skank whereas analyzing.

“Jumpy” is nearly 180 levels from “Odd One” in phrases model and construction however it’s additionally each attention-grabbing from a composition angle and extremely danceable. It switches beat buildings a quantity time all through, going from D&B to kind a revers dubstep to halftime and again once more. Synth-and-sample-wise, it additionally goes backwards and forwards with each techstep and onerous dubstep-tinged samples.

While not shocking pairing Proxima and NËU can be sensational, the tracks themselves are fairly shocking of their innovation and vitality. It’s good to see each Proxima and NËU persevering with to poke the bear creativity and arising with such enjoyable stuff.

“Odd One” and “Jumpy” are out now on NËU. Stream and buy choices by clicking here.