Simply put, KUURO’s “Possession” is an absolute banger! The not-so-mysterious anymore duo consists of Jordin Post & Luke Shipstad. “Possession” was released on the highly anticipated Monstercat label after making an unfathomable debut with the release of “Aamon,” which dominated the Spotify Viral 50 in four countries and amassed an impressive 1.8 million-plus streams.
KUURO has composed a track that I’ve completely fallen head over heels in love with. They’ve taken the moombahton genre and made it their own with the extraordinarily cunning percussion and impeccable sound design. “Possession” begins with a euphoric and nostalgic choir with a synth that adds to its intensity with an unforgiving arpeggio. When the percussion starts in, you’ll quickly realize you’re in for a sonic treat. The intensity and anticipation is at its highest when the drop hits, so the drop is even more unforgiving than the aforementioned synth arpeggio. What particularly caught my interest was the main synth in the drop. KUURO drew some inspiration from Skrillex‘s remix of “Red Lips” by GTA for this. Super impressive, and perfectly implemented!
“When we started working on KUURO, we wanted to make sure we had our own distinguished sound. So we spend about a year working on it before we even released any music. We wanted to truly refine the project,” said Jordin.
KUURO’s dire need to push every limit of modern electronic dance and bass music has allowed them to produce remixes for the likes of Galantis and Dillon Francis. They also received support from Knife Party, Afrojack, David Guetta, Quintino, Don Diablo, and a plethora of others. Their desire to continue to pave the way in the bass music industry is surely one that you’ll want to follow.
Give “Possession” a listen below!