Audio

Robin Thicke 'Without You Lost' (Jumping Back Slash Remix)

South African producer Jumping Back Slash continues to impress us with his house/kwaito remixes with his new treatment of Robin Thicke's "Lost Without You"


At this point it's clear that Jumping Back Slash just can't be stopped — and why would we want him to be? His remix game has always been at the top of our list, and with every new release we hear from the South African producer his talent just seems to get heavier and heavier. This time we have a treat for you in the form of a mellowed-out kwaito/house treatment of Robin Thicke's sexy slow jam "Lost Without You," aptly rearranged even in JBS' new title, "Without You Lost." The perfectly chopped sample of Thicke's voice asking "How does it feel?" never quite opens up to the full lyric, messing with our brain's expectation of what's supposed to come next — just like a good rework should. Needless to say in this track's case, our answer to Thick's resounding question would be in case, "quite good, thank you." Stream + download "Without You Lost" below and keep an eye out for Jumping Back Slash's The Namhlanje EP out soon on Pollinate Records.

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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