CMU Approved

Approved: Oklou

By | Published on Thursday 15 March 2018

Oklou

The latest artist to put out material through the small but perfectly formed Nuxxe label, Oklou’s new EP ‘The Rite Of May’ is out tomorrow.

The combination of heavily processed and more natural vocals (often entwined around each other) sits perfectly on top of some twilight beats. For this EP, Oklou worked with producer Krampf, with additional input from Bok Bok, Rodiah McDonald and Sega Bodega. Despite so many hands in the pie, the end results have a lightness that leaves you with a beautiful set of tracks to slowly fall into.

“The title has a lot of different influences and personal meanings”, Oklou tells Dazed of the EP. “A lot of things related to my childhood. Everything gravitates around all the emotions linked to that moment of my life, and how I’m trying to deal with them, through the love I have for others, for my family, my first loves, my friends, and myself. These are sacred things to me”.

Watch the video for the EP’s closing track, ‘Friendless’, here:

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