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Take Five: BIGYUKI, “Eclipse (Featuring Chris Turner)”

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Tuesday September 18, 2018

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BIGYUKI, “Eclipse (Featuring Chris Turner)”

“Let’s get down to the basics,” Chris Turner croons soulfully at the start of BIGYUKI’s “Eclipse,” a single from his album Reaching For Chiron. It sums up this song perfectly. For the foundation of a song to feel good, all you really need is an upward-slithering bass line like this one, and a heavy, slow, funky beat. Add BIGYUKI’s Japanimatronic flourishes on keys and synth, Taylor McFerrin’s electro soundscapes, and Turner’s dirty harmonic vocoder to the mix and you have all the makings of a sexy song due for repeated listens.

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