Ultraísta, the trio of Nigel Godrich (producer for Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Beck), Joey Waronker (previously collaborated with Beck and Elliott Smith) and Laura Bettinson (formerly of Dimbleby And Capper), is releasing its self-titled debut album October 2 on Temporary Residence. And to tide you over until then, Ghostly and I Am Fortified are releasing a limited edition 12″ with remixes of the upcoming album’s track “Smalltalk.” The remixes, out September 24, come courtesy of Four Tet and Matthew Dear. The original track, streaming below, mixes the three-piece’s interest in Afrobeat, electronic and dance music:
On “Smalltalk (Four Tet Remix),” things are a bit more minimalistic. Bettinson’s pure, melancholic voice artfully contrasts against the low hums of a synthesizer and distorted, stretched-out vocal beats while the looping vocals ride the wave of a dreamy synth melody. In the accompanying video, the camera captures headshots of Bettinson’s dead-pan face as various neon and thermal colors flash and dance all around. Watch it below.