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Teklife Producer DJ Chap’s “Forest” Is A Soulful Ode To A Past Crush

“She’ll probably never hear it, but it was inspired by her.”

October 06, 2015

Los Angeles-based producer DJ Chap is a member of Chicago footwork collective Teklife's extended family, which makes his ability to bend sound no surprise. Today, we're premiering the soulful and textured “Forest,” from his 2 Climb A Tree EP due November 13th on L.A. label TAR. Chap takes a sample of an old-timey jazz singer accompanied by a smooth sax melody and pairs it with swift footwork kicks, lending the track an exciting edge. He credits a past crush as the muse for the colorful song: "I wrote this song to a girl I had a crush on,” he told The FADER. “She'll probably never hear it, but it was inspired by her."

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Teklife Producer DJ Chap’s “Forest” Is A Soulful Ode To A Past Crush