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Machinedrum Shares Scintillating New Collaboration with Rochelle Jordan

The North Carolina producer’s album is out this Friday.
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Travis Stewart, better known by his moniker Machinedrum, shared his fourth single today, "Tell U," off his forthcoming album Human Energy. Reworking Toronto singer Rochelle Jordan's vocals, Stewart blends gritty, churning synth work with sugary pop melodies on "Tell U." Deliberate metallic synths cut through Jordan's high saccharine vocals like a scythe, as she sings, "I ain't gotta tell you / This is what you gotta do."

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The North Carolina producer recently reunited with D∆WN for his last release and headlined Dirty Bird Campout 2016 this past summer. He starts his North American tour next month.

Machinedrum tour dates:

October 5 - Seattle, WA - Q Nightclub
October 6 - Chicago, IL - 1st Ward
October 7 - Miami, FL - III Points Festival
October 13 - New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
October 14 - Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground
October 15 - Montreal, QC - Newspeak
November 2 - Denver, CO - Vinyl
November 3 - Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex
November 4 - Austin, TX - The Grizzly
November 5 - Dallas, TX - RBC
November 9 - Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall

Human Energy is out Friday September 30 via Ninja Tune.