This sounds like Al B. Sure backed up by Gang Gang Dance. As an R&B head, seems like How to Dress Well is also a true student of Static Major (RIP), the man who imbued Aaliyah (RIP) with all her haunting sensuality—the longing of Static’s harmonies echoes in HTDW’s melancholy lushness. Imagine him collaborating with Ciara or the Dream? Hey, on Friday we saw Jim Jones play Death by Audio—one of Brooklyn’s scummiest DIY/punk venues—so there are loftier aspirations on the high-low wish list. “Take It On” is from his forthcoming 7-inch on Transparent.
Download: How to Dress Well, “Take It On”