CUBBY – Photo by Josh Goleman

Brooklyn-based producer CUBBY has drawn together Kwane Wyatt’s silky vocals (also featured on Beyonce’s Ghost/Haunted) with some verses from rapper Current to create a soft and synth-heavy tune called Cold. The track is exactly what the title promises, with a frosty, ambient beat, simplistic percussion and two equally-calming vocalists. Even the lyrics give us an icy, melancholic sensation, with Kwane coolly releasing self-harmonizing croons about distance and loss. This is the first collaboration between these artists, all of whom have released very few tracks on their own. We’ll see if this is the first of many chilly bursts to come.