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QUIX surprise releases frilly 5-track EP, ‘IDK [Vol. 1]’

QUIX is continuing his ascent in the electronic dance subsection of the music world. Already armed with releases on Ultra Music, Mad Decent, Buygore, and Dim Mak, The New Zealand native has covered much ground creatively since moving to Los Angeles in 2017, where he released his debut EP, Heaps Cool. QUIX has also proven his artistic versatility through collaborations with Alison Wonderland, UZ, Boombox Cartel, Slumberjack, Party Thieves, ATLiens, Woolymammoth, and too many more to name.

Now QUIX’s newly-released, surprise EP shows no signs of the Auckland-born producer slowing down. The five-track project, playfully titled IDK [Vol. 1], takes listeners on a speeding, trap-induced roller coaster ride of frills and thrills. The track titles only lend to the spontaneity of the untimely release — “Huhhh,” “FON,” “Fiji Day 4” and the oh-so experimental “My house is IKEA.” Composed of four heavy hitters, all taking feathery twists and turns into DnB territory, the EP will blast you from start to finish. If nothing else, QUIX will leave you begging to come up for air.

Boasting a unique 808-fueled trap sound design and wonderfully wonky samples to boot, QUIX has long tapped into a style that simply can’t be matched. IDK [Vol. 1] symbolizes another notch on the old belt loop and, as its title suggest, it clearly leaves room for a follow-up project.

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Written by Ryan Morse

Information seeker. Dog lover. Ph.D. drop out. I'm probably at Bassnectar.
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