You may not be familiar with Claude Speeed yet, but we guarantee that by the end of this year, you shall know his velocity. Part of the always-brilliant LuckyMe label/collective/crew (also home to Eclair Fifi, whose own Truancy Volume is one of our finest), he’s so far released an EP with his band American Men, recently gained a wider audience with his towering remix of Martyn’s “We Are You in the Future”, entitled “You Are Us in the Past”, and has loads of exciting projects in the works, many of which will see releases this year. Away from the production side of things, the Goodhood The Goodhood Store OST By LuckyMe by LuckyMe Records mixtape he created with LuckyMe co-founder Dominic Flannigan is a blend of modern classical, drone and ambient music that will take you on a strange, addictive and beautiful journey. When we hit Claude up for a Truancy Volume, we knew he’d give us something special, but even we weren’t expecting a solid hour of exclusive tracks and underplayed gems. We also had a chat with the drone overlord himself about Boards of Canada, creative communities, and YOLO.
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