Premiere: Formation - Pleasure (General Ludd Remix)

The Glasgow-based duo bring African polyrhythms to an edit that is far removed from its original form.

The Glasgow-based duo bring African polyrhythms to an edit that is far removed from its original form.

General Ludd has remixed Formation's Leon Vynehall-produced single Pleasurethe lead single from the duo's debut album expected for release in late summer.

Stretching the song into a seven-minute workout, the Glasgow-based duo's edit is a gradually building affair with hollowed out bongos and a house beat as its main ingredient, fusing the African polyrhythms into a slow-burner that is reminiscent of General Ludd's 'Autonomous Africa Vol. 3' contribution Burning Mack. It's far removed from the original, with Will Ritson's politically focused lyrics a distant memory as the song reaches its summit with a synth melody and digital breakdown weaved into the sunrise capturing finish.

Listen to General Ludd's remix of Pleasure below and revisit our interview with Formation from 2015 here.

Formation's Pleasure is out now through Meno Records (buy).

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