We absolutely adore Ghostpoet here at The Raccoon. Not only is he from our hometown of Coventry, he’s also undoubtedly one of the finest lyricists of this generation.
After his new track ‘Meltdown’ was premiered on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show, someone described his rhyming as like ‘picking ingredients off a shelf’, it’s beautiful and so so very true.
His second album is due for release on May 6, but in the meantime check out this remix by Warp Records’ Squarepusher. It maintains the same stunning ambience through the help of some chiller keys and slow tempo, but occasionally, and sometimes unexpectedly, explodes into life like a firecracker.
Check it out below