From Australia to L.A. to Moscow, Wax Motif and Phlegmatic Dogs’ latest effort is a resounding testament to the value of international collaboration. Wax Motif has been busy establishing ‘Divided Souls’—a newly-founded label with an impressive array of releases already under its belt.

Need You’ starts with crisp drums, lovesick vocals and swirling keys before building to a punchy climax; the main groove flits between droning, detuned lead synth work and is interjected by crunchy bass stabs throughout. At its best, the track is a lesson in brawny bass house, calling to be dropped at peak time in the slew of raves about to hit the post-Covid world.

Wax Motif & Phlegmatic Dogs - Need You [Divided Souls]
Wax Motif & Phlegmatic Dogs – Need You [Divided Souls]

With some of the best exports L.A and Russia have to offer represented on this collab, ‘Need You’ is a bold, at times emotional entry into the Divided Souls catalogue, and represents the product of three standout artists firing on all cylinders.

You can check out the full track via the UKF YouTube channel below:


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