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Ascending mountains of music, producer Jerry Folk has chiseled out a spot for himself, two tracks at a time, releasing his latest double single ‘sadsongwtf/ All The Things’ under the Folkestad Recordings imprint. You may know the artist as FENGSEL, his alternate alias, and recall that, under the moniker, he explored the boundaries of percussive instrumentation, playing with retro tropes and drum breaks that he, in all likelihood, sourced from the golden age of hip hop.
The Norwegian Grammy winner keeps it classic with his latest release, utilizing a strong trap rhythm reminiscent of the early 2010s. In the low end, the snares knock with a distinctive woodblock texture while the high end cuts through the mix, ensuring that an upper tear level of energy is maintained throughout the length of both tracks.
Read our previous feature on Jerry Folk – ‘U Got It’ here
With circumstances changing around him, Jerry Folk has had to adapt, adjusting his sound to suit his experience. He tells us, “‘Sadsongwtf / All the things’ is a double single and the second release towards my upcoming project Castle Tapes. It further plays with the palette I’ve been inspired to use the last years and is a result of me wanting to create things with high energy coming out of covid. Probably because of the lack of input I got from going out and things like that”.
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