Over the course of Jimmy LaValle’s nearly 20-year career, he’s dabbled in masked grindcore mayhem with The Locust, heated post-hardcore with Swing Kids, and mostly instrumental melodies with Tristeza. What he hasn’t done is an Album Leaf record with a full band despite it being his main project since the late ’90s.
That’ll change this Friday with Between Waves (Relapse)—the first proper Album Leaf LP in six years and LaValle’s debut as a full-on frontman, leading the quartet through traces of trip-hop, post-rock, and ambient music. Today’s #selftitledpremiere isn’t taken from the album, however; it’s a welcome DNTEL remix, which the LA producer describes as follows:
Speaking of the video, we also had director Michael Raines—the person responsible for the record’s artwork as well—weigh in:
I’m very pleased to share this video…. and thankful to contribute on such an impressive remix to an already impressive song!
Have a listen and a look below, right alongside the record’s other previous singles…