Collaborations are greatest once they're equal, and ZHU appears to have a decent hand on that scheme. His tune "Live My Life" completely melted his darkish funk type into Tame Impala's psychedelic splendor, and now, he finds a contemporary method to get soiled with Grammy-nominated electro-pop duo Sofi Tukker on a devious little little bit of danceable grime known as "Mi Rumba."
"We actually love Zhu's type of manufacturing," Sofi Tukker says in a joint assertion. "When we walked into the studio, we didn't have something particular in thoughts, and we didn't know what to anticipate, however the collaboration occurred actually naturally. We have been laughing and dancing the entire time. It was additionally actually enjoyable to speak to ZHU about digital music generally. While our sounds are positively distinct, we've got quite a bit in widespread, in how a lot we love dance music. It was enjoyable to make a form of soiled/cheeky track. It positively reveals our personalities."
"Mi Rumba" folds Sofi Tukker's tropical-tinged playfulness proper into ZHU's smoky, guitar-laden sonics. It's a naughty quantity that tells the lyrical story of 1 who is totally obsessive about the bodily possession of one other. That enjoyable within the studio burns by way of every notice. You can virtually see singer Sophie Hawley-Weld's devious smile. The enjoyable continued, too, when it got here time to design the only relese.
"We ended up making the album artwork backstage at a venue in Dublin known as Whelans," the duo continues. "We simply occurred to overlap that day and be in the identical metropolis on the similar time. It is likely one of the greatest venues ever. Zhu got here by, and we did a bit photoshoot within the lavatory stalls."
The track is paired with an animotion clip on YouTube, although we'd like to see these kinds come to life with a visible. Get within the groove with "Mi Rumba" beneath.