So Jacques Greene is releasing an EP on Martyn’s record label 3024. It’s due out July 16, but you can preview it now. It’s called Ready and no surprise, it’s really, really good. From the Soundcloud description:
From early releases with LuckyMe and Night Slugs via high profile remixes and on to the recent formation of his own Vase imprint the Montreal native has been at the front of his home town’s rapidly snowballing acclaim as a creative incubator of unusual quality, fusing R&B’s raw emoting to House and Techno’s sleek propulsion. The Ready EP is a further refinement of the sound he’s made his own, going further down the rabbit hole than before but always balancing aerodynamic efficiency with the unusually organic emotion.
That sounds about right. “Prism” and “Dakou” have that sexy late night sound that Greene has perfected on his past few releases and while there’s no “Another Girl” here, why try and recreate that magic. “Ready” takes Greene in a more techno-oriented direction, not my favorite, but it’s quite fitting for a release on Martyn’s label. Stream below.