NEW MUSIC: A bLUNT jESTER – Cat Door

Rhythm and funk is the name of the game on this track from Auckland, New Zealand producer A bLUNT jESTER, who’s already had success with previous releases on student radio in Aotearoa. He dials into an 80s aesthetic of movie soundtracks that lean towards a cold wave and sci-fi dance floor aesthetic. Clinical production qualities built around a half-man/half-machine drum sound make it sound like a cross between Art of Noise, ESG, 80s ZZ Top and the dystopian synth wave of Umberto and Gatekeeper. Topping it all off is the alluring deadpan delivery of Penelope Noir.

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