When we last featured Ang Low just a handful of weeks ago, we noted how in just three fantastic tracks he was already showcasing quite the knack for musical and stylistic experimentation. Then last week, just to back up our point, he posted the final track from his forthcoming Life Goes Down EP and we’ve only just recovered.
He’d shown us R&B infused pop, sweaty sexiness and multi-layered choral vocals draped over evocative synths. None of which prepared us for the frenetic tribal energy of “Voodoo Woman”. It’s animalistic in its swiftness; the echoed vocal is covered in synths, drums and electro pulses like hunting time on the Serengeti. It doesn’t stalk its prey, it full on chases it down, and pelting along knowing full well it has the power and pace to take you down. Slowing only momentarily to restrategise, it whips along again in a blur before grabbing you by the heart and claiming you for its prize.
After four songs, four differing styles and sounds, four pieces of creative and musical fabulousness, Ang Low has already established himself as a force to be reckoned with. We know the EP is fantastic, you know the EP is fantastic, now we just have to wait a bit before we can go and buy it (*checks watch, drums fingers impatiently on the table*).
The ‘Life Goes Down’ EP is due for release on 31 March via Luv Luv Luv Records.