Aristophanes Shares A New Demo

With help from Beats 1 Radio.

April 20, 2016

Grimes showed up on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show today to air a 40 minute mix she made titled Underground Sounds. The compilation included a new track from Aristophanes, who collaborated with Grimes on "Scream," an Art Angels cut.

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"I feel like it's rare in this day and age that you just hear an artist and you've never heard anything like it," Grimes explained to Lowe. "The first time I heard [Aristophanes's] music, I was like I've never heard anything like this, but I always felt something like this should exist. I don't speak Mandarin, but she's such a technically proficient vocalist. So fast, no breaths, when I got her stems for the song I did with her, it was just like three takes—one main take and then the overdubs. I was like, holy crap… she just did it."

Aristophanes's new track happens to be produced by Arcade Fire's Will Butler. Listen below.

Aristophanes Shares A New Demo