Mr. Mitch And Yamaneko Form Yaroze Dream Suite, Release Mixtape
We've long been fans of Mr Mitch's constant efforts to push grime beyond the (admittedly appealing) formula of 140 bpm+agg that was perfected sometime in 2005. Mitch's own take on the genre – and he's very specific in always maintaining that what he makes is still grime- is an emotional, melodic creation, drenched in deeply felt love, sorrow and passion. Now Mitch has teamed up with rising artist Yamaneko, and it's a good fit- Yamaneko's own music takes the building blocks of grime, the gun cracks, the synthetic palette, and forms them into elegantly glitching symphonies. The duo have called themselves Yaroze Dream Suite, and dropped a mixtape to give some hints as to where their forthcoming collaborative EPs will be heading – as you'd expect the mix is full of dreamy melodies, tinkling droplets of sound, and the occasional echoing crack of a gun. A 12" is reportedly forthcoming on Local Action later this year – listen to the mix below.