New | May 17, 2016
Yung Bae
Ain't Nobody Like You

Label: Self Released   Genre: Electronic   Sounds Like: Flamingosis, Skylar Spence

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The vinyl crackle that begins Yung Bae’s “Ain’t Nobody Like You” sounds near-genuine while prefacing a warped segment from Quincy Jones’ “The Dude”. A jazzy, looping horn and grooving bassline jostle against bottom-heavy, tightly-compressed percussion, molding the original sample into a hot slab of future-funk. Nestled in the middle of this is a brief vocal feature by producer Josh Pan. The backing beat then becomes the vehicle for Pan’s unexpected quoting of Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me.” Quincy Jones and pop-reggae hooks make for odd bedfellows, but it thankfully works — and it moves.  Listen below.


Yung Bae
Ain't Nobody Like You