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There is no denying that OWSLA has spread its wings and become one of the most expansive and influential forces in EDM. It has released a steady stream of ambitious yet accessible works from up-and-coming artists that both push boundaries and satisfy dancefloors. With this release, they feature the Australian duo, What So Not.

‘The Quack’ covers a lot of ground in its short length of 3 songs. It opens with a dark and heavy trap banger called ‘Every Time You See Me (The Quack)’. What those two phrases have to do with each other is anyone’s best guess, but it hardly matters when you’ve got Queens rapper and top chef Action Bronson lending his off beat commentary to the song.

The EP delves into more experimental territory for the next song, ‘Like This Like That’, which is a sort of tropical bass trap combination which features Deiza Tigrona rapping in Portuguese. Though the bending lead and vocals may baffle some listeners, the energized sub bass and chords are enough to keep most listeners bobbing their heads.

‘High You Are’, the last track on the EP rounds out the group, combining deep tech house with their own flavors. The subs are powerful and the percussion is driving. Though there is nothing remarkable about this song, it holds its own and is both remarkably danceable and dark and brooding.

What So Not is a very new artist on the scene, and this EP shows serious promise. OWSLA has once again expanded its horizons and it has paid off. Listen to The Quack EP here:

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