I received an email over the weekend from the folks at Non Projects about a new guy they’ve taken on called RareBit. His real name is Justin Hopkins, he’s a 24 year old guy from Los Angeles who also works as a designer and illustrator, and obviously, a maker of fine beats. He’s just released his first EP called Destroyer, which has eight tracks that are a prelude of what’s to come with his full length album later this year.
I’m totally digging this track called Aggro Crag, for both the music and the title, which definitely takes me back. The song features Sandra Wallace lending some vocals which are laid over a bunch of sounds Justin recorded from around the world. There’s jangle of guitars reminds me of the Dirty Projectors song Bitte Orca, but way better. It’s also got an 80’s video game kinda sound to it as well, which also takes me back some. If you dig this track, be sure to listen to the rest.
You can listen to and purchase the EP by clicking here.