How amazing is Earl, though? While we’re still amazed that he’s sitting at under 5000 SoundCloud followers (for now), he’s been causing all kinds of commotion, building on the buzz that footwork received in 2013 and, following in the footsteps of older gods like DJ Rashad and Traxman, putting the Chitown scene on the worldwide map. His TEK x TAR Vol. 2 is forthcoming on TAR, and this cut in particular highlights the softer, more chilled vibes that can emerge from the footwork scene. Sure, he still knows how to twist and turn (up) his riddims, but the space-y soundscapes in this one are not to be trifled or slept on. Best part? It’s a freebie from XLR8R. TEKLIFE does run this shit, but the sound is going global. Hop on today.