Icicle unleashes the title track from his forthcoming Turn EP on Entropy Music
Last month saw Icicle announce his first release of the year was dropping on his Entropy imprint, and we can now reveal it’s landing on the 15th of February as a Beatport exclusive.
Entitled ‘Turn’, the EP is a 4-track excursion into raw, stripped back beats from the man himself, and we’ve got the exclusive premiere of the title track. Wrap your ears around this beast of a tune…
Following last year’s Deep Dreaming with Proxima, it’s the third full EP release on Entropy Music, and sees him summoning the deep, brooding, 90s-era of D&B – also recruiting long-time collaborator and friend Alix Perez on the twisted sounds of Days.
In his own words:
The release came together quite organically, and to be honest, it took me a while to get right! All 4 tracks in their own way pay a kind of homage to Optical, Jonny L, No U-Turn, Ed Rush & Konflict. That in itself has been done many times but right now I felt ugly, edgy, simple and bare rollers were missing a bit from my sets again so I set out to make some myself!
It feels like people are getting a bit tired of the harder stuff which has been doing so well the past few years. For me personally, having done music full time for 12 years I just find it harder to be excited about music, therefore you always tend to go back in time a little and ask yourself what it was that drew you to the music in the first place – and that’s how this release came about.
After a relatively quiet release schedule in 2018, Turn is a snapshot of where Icicle is at creatively right now, and is a truly exciting sign of things to come from the talented beatsmith.
The Turn EP is out now via Entropy Music – get it here