"Howl"

Not Rated

Producer Jordy Asher (a.k.a. Boots) got the divine stamp of approval with his work on Beyoncé. The beat on this solo release – a symphony of wobbling synths, layered moans and crosscutting rhythm crack – is another fly résumé-builder. Asher, a recovering indie-pop singer, doesn't quite have the vocal thrust it demands. But that's what gods are for.

 

From The Archives Issue 1206: April 10, 2014
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