Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick has reworked their song 'Belispeak' to feature a ferocious new verse by Danny Brown. Brown, who first saw Purity Ring on their summer tour, expressed interest in wanting to work with the band via Twitter and the two then exchanged ideas through email. Brown reimagined 'Belispeak’s' fairy-tale creepiness as an evocative snapshot of his childhood in Detroit, while Roddick reworked the production into a maximalist banger.
Download an MP3 of the track here or stream below.
Purity Ring will also be mounting their second full tour in support of their recently released 4AD debut Shrines in January with Young Magic as support. The Halifax/Montreal-based duo is comprised of Corin Roddick and Megan James. They make lullabies for the club, drawing equally from airy 90s R&B, lush dream pop, and the powerful, bone-rattling immediacy of modern hip hop. Megan’s remarkable voice is at once both ecstatic and ethereal, soaring wistfully above Corin’s intricately chopped drum programming, trembling sub-bass, and skewed vocal samples.
10th - Le National, Montreal, QC
11th - Webster Hall, New York, NY
14th - 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
15th - Ottobar, Baltimore, MD
17th - Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
18th - The Social, Orlando, FL
19th - Orpheum, Tampa, FL
21st - Maison, New Orleans, LA
22nd - The Mohawk, Austin, TX
23rd - Granada Theatre, Dallas, TX
24th - Hi-Tone, Memphis, TN
25th - Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN
26th - Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
28th - Jefferson Theatre, Charlottesville, VA
29th - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
30th - Paradise, Boston, MA
1st - Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON
all w/ Young Magic