Jon Hopkins Reworks Disclosure And Lorde’s “Magnets”

The producer puts his own spin on the collaboration.

Disclosure's new album is unfailingly light—tracks stick to pop radio lengths, and a series of graceful, pleasant singers contribute vocals. But Jon Hopkins pushes the duo's song with Lorde towards something darker and more menacing. There's a nasty buzzing underneath the beat, which now stretches close to seven minutes. The vocals mostly disappear; all the action is in the pounding, armor-plated synthesizers. Listen above.

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Jon Hopkins Reworks Disclosure And Lorde’s “Magnets”