ATTLAS Warps Traditional Summer Anthem Sounds on Darkly Delicious "Ryat": Exclusive

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Summer has officially begun and the onslaught of feel-good earworms is as sure and heavy as the sweat down your back. You know how it goes; bright synths, upbeat rhythms, some airy-breathed girl singing about a love that won't last. That's what summer anthems are all about – unless you're ATTLAS.

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The Deadmau5 protege has always kept a slight air of mystery, and while “Ryat” definitely has the upbeat appeal of its giddy counterparts, his take on a song for the season maintains a certain degree of distinction. The happy synth melodies are perfectly countered by a hint of darkness in its looming bass and repetitive sirens. It's catchy, but it's not sugary-sweet, and that makes it all the better.

“Ryat” is the first single from the Canadian producer's forthcoming Bloom EP, set for release on mau5trap. 



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