It may be because I’m seeing them on Friday, but I’m hearing a lot of Radiohead influence all over Cubicolor’s new track “Counterpart.” This moody new single will have you in a trance, and hitting the replay button over and over. And since I am a huge fan of Radiohead, I would take my aforementioned comparison as a sign of a great new single. Listen here:
With glittering synths and climactic strings, the track crescendos with polyrhythmic drums, maintaining its intensity as it ebbs and flows. The band tell us “with Counterpart we wanted to write a song that worked on a dance floor but that could equally be played as a band. Finding legendary drummer Rich Spaven (Cinematic Orchestra, Flying Lotus) was the final missing piece where we found what we were looking for – a dance record that had a combination of the organic and the electronic.
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