Little Drummer Girl' is a stunningly rich, diverse and futuristic 4-track EP from the Brooklyn duo Tiger Fingers. A collaboration between Jordan Lieb (also known as Black Light Smoke) and Asako Fujimoto.
The cheekily-named pair have assembled three unique remixes of their title track – each as bold and refreshing as the other.
The A side kicks off with the original – all bubbling synths, arps and effects, and a subtle yet disturbing vocal from Asako. Beats and thunderous synth riffs combine with speak ‘n’ spell samples to produce a mesmerizing brand of 22nd century electro pop.
Next up is the 'Night Plane Club Mix' – one of two remixes the Texan William Rauscher provides for this release. The club mix straightens out the groove and develops the track into a crisp house groover, finding plenty of space for old school sub bass, chiming 808 percussion and washed out, ethereal vocals – huge vibes for the floor. 'The Night Plane Remix' sees Rauscher explore more glitchy, post-everything, acid-flecked waters – an atmospheric, twisted stormer.
Last but by no means least is the Hotflush man-of-the-moment, Jimmy Edgar. His take on 'Little Drummer Girl' uses the original as a springboard, from which he constructs a slamming electro-boogie-space-jam. Deeply funky, highly charged, and immensely inventive club music.
'Little Drummer Girl' is taken from Tiger Fingers debut minial- bum which is due for release on hafendisko in December.