Louis Futon Premieres Unconventional 'Tree/Impala' EP: Exclusive

Louis Futon
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Louis Futon

If eccentric beats are your forte, look no further than Louis Futon.

Fresh off announcing his forthcoming collaboration with Bassnectar, the Philadelphia producer today dropped his new two-track Tree/Impala EP on Plastician's Terrorhythm Recordings. The bass-heavy and hip-hop inspired release has drawn support from the likes of Datsik, 12th Planet and GRiZ

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Opener "Impala" is a jaunty broken-beat tune supported by stuttered snares, plunking synth hits and miscellaneous chirps and pitched samples. Second single "Tree" is a more plodding number that builds slowly on its lumbering bass line and layered lead to a sparse and droning climax.

Listen to the full premiere of Louis Futon's Tree/Impala EP exclusively on Billboard:

Louis Futon's Tree/Impala EP is now available for free through Terrorhythm Recordings.

Louis Futon Tour Dates:
June 12: Whiskey Bar - Portland, OR 
June 13: The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT 
June 18: What The Festival - Dufur, OR 
June 25: Gorge Amphitheatre - George, WA 
July 05: Boatylicious - Long Beach, CA
July 09: Belly Up - Aspen, CO 
July 10: Mishawaka - Bellvue, CO 
July 16: Camp Bisco Music Festival - Scranton, PA 
July 24: 1015 Folsom - San Francisco, CA 
Aug. 07: 515 Festival (Western Gateway Park) - Des Moines, IA

Tickets available here.

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