is making a habit out of surprise releases.
Making use of a thumb piano, Bonobo lets fans acclimate to his new single, "Defender," with rich, organic sounds. As the song progresses, he layers in punchy drums and swirling synths to deliver a four-on-the-floor track that moonlights as an atmospheric, introspective jam.
Take a listen to "Defender" below.
Scroll to ContinueRecommended ArticlesMUSIC RELEASESBonobo Shares Surprise Thumb Piano-Led Single "Defender"
Bonobo makes use of a thumb piano in the new track, which follows last month's Atakora Manu tribute, "ATK."
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"Defender" follows the release of "," last month's tribute to the late Asante great, Atakora Manu. The track gave fans a way to shake off the cold weather blues with a bright, sunny melody and upbeat groove. Both records followed in the footsteps of Bonobo's .
Fans can purchase a 12" white label vinyl that contains both tracks. You can pre-order the wax release from Ninja Tuneahead of its October 28th release.
"Defender" is out now on Bonobo's own OUTLIER label. You can download and stream the single.
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