Did you ever feel La Haine? Hate adapted underneath a surface, just a membrane above held-back pressure. Being yet part of the controlled, the well-behaving, the tired, on-the-edge to losing it generation.
The 6 months of silence down in his NY studio were a boost of creative energy. La Haine’s movie-inspired appeal soaks into the mind like fluid. The track is inspired by the 1995 Mathieu Kassowitz motion picture. And it brings in all the city vibes the streets if New York gave into Rookley’s fingers and ears.
Rookley resembles the modern urban spirit, and with his new Single „La Haine“, he lands pin-point on the struggle of these strangled by city-life. We exist looking out to be „true“ again. La Haine brings out this nostalgia, it means 'hate' in French, to hate and yet move on.
La Haine wouldn't scare you, it's just letting you know: I'm there. When the surface breaks, new daylight may shimmer through grey urban skies. And that is what it sounds like. La Haine's production and the ticking, rolling pace between Jamie XX and a Gorillaz-inspired beat brings back the memories of our favourite 00's tracks. A clear synth line, a melody to a bus ride, to a stroll along a site you once knew, to take a walk after a breakdown.
Rookley gave this track an intricately planned production to raise the impression of New York's afternoons and repeated one-week runs. The track boasts with its organic bass melody, gets in between your ears and holds you there until it's done. Rookley’s new Single La Haine gives Urban Electronica a Playlist entry to your favourite piece. La Haine is subtle, clear, Rookley's statement for an autumn in a Metropole.