Maya Jane Coles released a new EP ‘Would You Kill (4 Me)?’ on Friday 17 July her own I/AM/ME imprint.

‘Would You Kill (4 Me)?’ is a housey, club-focused EP that demonstrates that understated restraint can be just as effective as loud, in-your-face beats.

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The title track is vaguely menacing, the occasional throb of the bass lending a certain urgency to it. The vocal sample in ‘Sweet Luv’ harks back to ‘What They Say’, and is a reminder of Coles’ trademark style that first brought her to recognition. The final track, ‘Piano Magic’, is a classic bassy Maya Jane Coles house track, throbbing with energy but uplifted by the clattering piano loop.

‘Would You Kill (4 Me)?’ follows a string of single releases in 2020, including ‘Run to You’, featuring Claudia Kane on vocals.

Buy ‘Would You Kill (4 Me)?’ here and listen to the title track below.

Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

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