Now, I don't know for sure what sample is being used as the basis of the initial melody of matthewdavid's "Trusss." If I had to guess where the smooth guitar tones and vocal utterances initially came from, I'd say it was an old-school D'Angelo or a Mary J. Blige track. Though, instead of allowing the buttery soul to loop unaltered, the LA-based producer submerges it all completely in water.
The track starts out sounding as if you dove head-first into a warm,
crystal-clear pool. The swirling ambiance and wavering melodies follow
your first dip and rise and fall from earshot, making you feel like you
can hear the distant sound of small, popping bubbles. I can't think of
another song that so perfectly conveys the feeling of floating
underwater. Some people might call this beat music, some might think of
it as another step forward in the future-boogie sound, but for me, this
is just R&B for the year 2050.
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