Article By: Anand Harsh ; Album Artwork: Curtis Lee Scoville
The new Stephan Jacobs
joint ain't that hard to decode--it's a straight up banger, end of story. The West Coast producers have joined forces to turn out a hard-hitting track that carefully blends both of their signature styles. Frequent ill-esha collaborator Joe Mousepad is featured on "Cypher." His ability to lend head-bobbing raps to EDM cuts is highlighted on his latest album, Joe Mousepad vs. Glitch
, out on Beatport
now via Street Ritual, and is exemplified on this trippy track. His rhymes ebb and flow in distorted ripples over a high-octane beat that drips with synthy goodness. The greatest thing about the glitch-hop scene is the complete lack of ego; artists trade off like your parents at their 70's key parties, and we get to enjoy the results.