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Machinedrum Announces New Album 'Human Energy,' Reunites with D∆WN on "Do It 4 U"

The experimental club producer drops another track off his forthcoming release out Sept. 30 on Ninja Tune.
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Machinedrum, aka experimental club producer Travis Stewart, has announced the follow-up to his 2013 album Vapor City, sharing new single "Do It 4 U" featuring D∆WN. Entitled Human Energy, it's due out Sept. 30 on Ninja Tune, and includes collaborations with MeLo-X, Jesse Boykins III, Rochelle Jordan, and more.

In a press release, the now Los Angeles-based artist described the record as being inspired by "new age concepts," saying, "It's a healing experience. We're living in dark times and with so much negativity existing in the world I want to be a rare voice of positivity."


"Do It 4 U" sees the producer reuniting with the R&B singer and former Danity Kane member—they previously collaborated on the latter's 2016 single "Not Above That"—combining glitchy beats and warm, arpeggiated synths with her entrancing vocals to create a blissed out, transcendental banger.

Pre-order the album here and check out the tracklist below.

Human Energy Tracklist:

1. Lapis
2. Morphogene (feat. Ruckazoid)
3. Angel Speak (feat. MeLo-X)
4. Tell U (feat. Rochelle Jordan)
5. Surfed Out
6. Do It 4 U (feat. D∆WN)
7. Celestial Levels (feat. Jesse Boykins III)
8. Isometrix
9. Spectrum Sequence
10. White Crown (feat. Tosin Abasi)
11. Ocean of Thought
12. Etheric Body Temple
13. Dos Puertas (feat. Kevin Hussein)
14. Opalescent
15. Colour Communicator

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