glaive and Polo Perks, ‘Tennis Membership’ nonetheless – Picture: YouTube/Interscope Information
Episode two of glaive’s new “Tennis Membership” collection that includes New York-based rapper Polo Perks, is out now. The pair is coming off an in depth summer time run, the place Perks supported the 18-year-old breakout artist at venues throughout North America.
The continuing collection finds glaive in dialog with fellow artists and longtime mates over a collection of tennis matches—together with ericdoa who featured on episode one earlier this month—with further friends to be introduced quickly. Try the most recent episode beneath.
glaive’s “Tennis Membership” arrives after his new album i care a lot that i dont care in any respect, the artist’s debut album out now on Interscope Information. Produced with earlier collaborators Jeff Hazin and Ralph Castelli, the album has acquired widespread essential reward from Pitchfork, Vulture, Billboard, The FADER, FLOOD Journal, Brooklyn Vegan, and extra.
The artist’s three EPs so far—cypress grove, all canines go to heaven (plus its deluxe version previous canine, new tips), and then i’ll be comfortable with ericdoa—have acquired widespread essential acclaim, touchdown him on the prime of Finest Of lists from shops throughout the nation.
Rising up within the small city of Hendersonville, North Carolina, glaive was first drawn to the sounds of radio-friendly pop songs he’d take heed to within the automotive along with his mother, earlier than his listening quickly pulled him into the nascent world of SoundCloud rap. When the pandemic hit in 2020, he spent a month indoors, in his room with black-out curtains. It was out of this era that his first songs got here to be.
He collaborated with mates he met on-line, forming musical collectives and experimenting with manufacturing. His subsequent rise was meteoric, powered by a gradual stream of latest music that rapidly earned him acclaim and a faithful following.