Boomkat Product Review
*Wow, we weren't expecting this - killer album fusing R&B with avant-garde techniques, massively tipped!* Shockingly ace art-pop LP fusing the funk of classic Timbaland with the compositional strategies of John Cage in a shining pop mind. Already beloved of No Fear Of Pop and XLR8R - and plenty more to come, we're sure - 'Din' is the solo debut of Fay Davis-Jeffers with mixing support from her Pit Er Pat bandmate (and hugely sought-after percussionist) Butchy Fuego. Across ten insanely well realised compositions Fay unravels the structures of R&B and Indie-Pop with avant-garde glitch techniques to reveal a crystalline masterpiece of experimental music, dub-contouring shards of melody and MPC-bumped loops around her arresting yet economically-employed vocals. Everything feels as considered and precise as a Julia Holter song, yet with a frayed looseness and funk that's completely at odds with that analogy, often recalling Co La's awesome 'Daydream Repeater' LP for NNA Tapes, but with a keener appreciation of acoustic space and texture recalling recent work by Oval. Absolutely outstanding record, highly recommended!!!