Last week Yeasayer officially released sophomore album single "Ambling Alp," and today DJ/Rupture's version popped up on the internet in what feels like record turnaround time. The remix makes sense too: live, Yeasayer have always approached a more intense club thump, and Rupture furthers that idea, pushing "Ambling Alp" from spacey inspiration into deep bass tones and manipulated vocals. Both versions are great, it just depends if you want to feel happy about the world or like you've been swimming in thick mud for a couple hours. Stream it over at Stereogum.
Photographer Guy Martin
November 06, 2009