“Harlem Shake” became a meme thanks to some air-humping Australian teens, but Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Baauer is no one-hit wonder. His latest dance track “Temple” raises the temperature with spitfire rhymes from MIA and G-Dragon (a Korean sensation armed with artistic control and fashion style akin to Lady Gaga). At the end, the fierce attitudes wash away into a beautiful, ambient soundscape that seems like it’s recreating a pastoral scene with synthetic sounds. Baauer’s debut album Aa releases this week on LuckyMe, featuring collaborations with artists like Pusha T, Future, Rustie, English grime rapper Novelist and more.
Baauer feat. MIA + G-Dragon: Temple