Jon Hopkins Reworks Disclosure And Lorde’s “Magnets”

The producer puts his own spin on the collaboration.

November 24, 2015

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”