No, it’s not the latest summer dance jam but it is one of the most gorgeous songs released this year. Clams Casino latest single, “A Breath Away” featuring Kelela continues to solidify the two young musician as two of the most talented active producers and singers.
Clams Casino (Michael Volpe), who is well known for his ambient, dark productions for various trendy hip hop artists, has developed a cult like following the last couple of years, especially for his instrumental releases that have sparked the same kind of excitement reserved for long-established electronic producers the likes of Aphex Twin and Massive Attack, and current ones like Nosaj Thing and Flying Lotus.
Meanwhile, Kalela who is featured in the new single, last year released the mind-blowing Cut 4 Me album. The pairing of these two seemed inevitable and now they’ve produced something, not surprisingly, beautiful.
The track will be featured in Clams Casino’s first proper album to be released on July 15th titled, 32 Levels. And yes, he will release the instrumental versions as well.
01 Level 1
02 Be Somebody [ft. A$AP Rocky and Lil B] 03 All Nite [ft. Vince Staples] 04 Witness [ft. Lil B] 05 Skull
06 32 Levels [ft. Lil B and Joe Newman of alt-J] 07 Thanks to You [ft. Sam Dew] 08 Back to You [ft. Kelly Zutrau of Wet] 09 Into the Fire [ft. Mikky Ekko] 10 A Breath Away [ft. Kelela] 11 Ghost in a Kiss [ft. Samuel T. Herring of Future Islands] 12 Blast