What So Not has linked up with fellow Dutch producer GANZ to unveil a new collaboration "Lone" featuring the vocals of JOY.
The track has the distinctive of both artists with the strong, deep synth chords with fast, cheery arpeggios. Joy's soothing voice is occasionally pitched into something similar to a shout by Link from the Legend of Zelda. The collaborative effort would be
The song was started over a year ago in near GANZ's hometown in Amsterdam and is finally ready to be released to the world.
"It's beautiful to see an idea struck from a chance meeting flourish into the record we have today," Emoh tells Complex. GANZ added, "We started this track of ours in Amsterdam over a year ago, so stoked and proud to finally share it with the rest of the world."
The new single is the first from What So Not since his Gemini EP released at the end of 2015 for free, which had features from Dillon Francis, George Maple, KLP and others.
What So Not, also known as Emoh Instead, went solo with the project ever since Flume left at the beginning of 2015 and has forged his own slightly harder sound that has been a calling card for the project. That has allowed Flume to experiment with his own solo work on Skin, while also freeing up Emoh Instead to do what he wants with the What So Not brand.
"Lone" will be released on April 8 through Sweat It Out/OWSLA and in the mean time, stream it below in full. Pre-order the full single on iTunes here.