Hudson Mohawke and his track ‘Chimes’ have both been continuously on the rise this year. As a song that sat perfectly between the bombast of the Scotsman’s side project with Canadian DJ Lunice, TNGHT, and the glowing melody of his own tracks, it was the mp3 that every DJ wanted — and the few that had it made it a highlight of their shows.
Warp Records/Fontana North released the four-track ‘Chimes EP’ at the end of September 2014, coinciding with the use of ‘Chimes’ in a massive TV campaign for Apple’s MacBook Air. At the same time, ‘Chimes’ was brought to life at a warehouse event in Los Angeles featuring sets by Oneohtrix Point Never, Flying Lotus, Lunice, Busta Rhymes, Sophie, QT, Eclair Fifi, and of course Hudson Mohawke himself. (more…)