SYNTH: Chløë Black, '27 Club' (Fhin Flip)

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How an ominous ode to young musicians passed can be turned into a minimalist and — for lack of better words — sexy jam is beyond me. French producer Fhin did just that with a remix of Chløë Black’s "27 Club." The simple blues guitar riff pairs perfectly with swept up keys and Black's haunting voice. This track is guaranteed to get your head bopping (and is free to download from SoundCloud).