Krane releases lush remix of Rüfüs du Sol’s “Innerbloom” (Free Download)
“Innerbloom,” Rüfüs du Sol’s nine-minute, thirty-eight-second single from their sophomore LP, Bloom, did the unthinkable; perhaps better phrased as an artistic “statement” than a “single,” the sprawling number captivated listeners for the song’s duration, a feat for any artist seeking to share a track nearly ten-minutes in length.
Touted as “the most personal song ever written” by the Australian electronic trio, Innerbloom’s moody instrumental made for something ethereal when paired with the track’s raw vocal work and vulnerable lyrical content. An ambitious project for Rüfüs du Sol, remixing the song loomed as an equally demanding feat; how to re-imagine a single so daring in its originality? Yet remixes surfaced from a variety of artists, including What So Not.
Krane is the latest to enter into the remix ring after toeing its boundary for quite some time now. The Krane take on Innerbloom has been a staple of Krane’s sets for “some time,” as the Oakland based DJ writes in the song’s SoundCloud biography. “I’ve gotten more and more requests rom DJ’s to send it to them, and fans to release it,” Kream continues.
Whereas Innerbloom is characteristically a more stripped down song, Krane’s remix adds intricate synth work that lends the tune the same degree of power provided by the minimalistic original; that power simply emerges from a different outlet herein. Krane drastically changes the song’s order and composition, yet not in a way that compromises the original, creating a sort of more youthful cousin to the original Innerbloom in his take on the track.