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Ten Years

Handbook – Can’t Talk Now

Drawing inspirations from the world of instrumental hip hop, UK producer, Handbook creates a gate to escape the world around us.

“Can’t Talk Now” is a slow-motion beat groove with mellow instrumental vibes. Occasionally, a vocal sample breaks through the instrumental, only to fall away into the wash of synths and percussion.

“At times, artists need to step back from the noise of reality and focus in on their creative process,” says the artist. “This track was created with exactly that in mind; the backbone of the beat is the steady and focused groove, supporting the weaving reversing samples, the warm bass line, the twinkling keys and gentle music box. I believe that sometimes, the daily narrative has to be put on hold. A reality check in it’s true essence.”

Handbook – Can’t Talk Now