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Coming off the jagged success of the Paroxysm EP on Rinse in April, New York by-way-of London resident Celestial Trax has let loose an unceasing stream of one-offs and edits that highlight a fascinating willingness to experiment as well as an adept hip hop sensibility that is all too rare among producers who deal mostly in ‘nuum genres. Most recently, he took on Makonnen’s millenially-reticent hit “I Don’t Sell Molly No More”, imparting melodrama on the rapper’s Strawberrita-drenched rhymes and yearning boasts. Makonnen’s decision to let loose the song’s acapella has proven a wonderful experiment and CT’s remix is only one of dozens of intriguing re-interpretations to hit the Soundcloud/Bandcamp-verse in recent weeks.