The City Of Angeles ought to brace itself from an imminent invasion of Australian artists If some of our recent posts are anything to go by. High on that list at the moment and riding a wave of positive attention is 19-year-old Ford Miskin.
“Do It Better” is not a bad calling card to introduce him to the uninitiated. A track that sounds massive yet possesses endless intricacies built around an instantly recognisable vocal hook from Samsurah the track swims through various electronic sub-genres without ever sounding like its following anyone else’s playbook. Wavy synths tangle with elaborate beats perfectly serving the songs momentum.
All these elements alone would suffice to make an instant hit but Ruskin plays his wildcard wisely recruiting the excellent Theopilus London who delivers his verse with appropriate urgency.
“Do It Better” is out now