Every now and then, a song emerges from a genre of music that you don’t dig but is so well-made, you can’t help but like it.   Wildfire, a track by SBTRKT, a London DJ with a name to secure his anonymity , is easily one of the coolest songs I’ve heard in a while and is kind of easing me into this whole electronica/dubstep genre that is quickly infecting the music scene.  While I’m not a fan of the album, this song is impossible to ignore.  Wildfire oozes into your brain with a slow bass that sounds like a frog beatboxing and is balanced out by a siren randomly piercing through the track. 

The vocals are provided by the Yukimi Nagano, the lead singer of Little Dragon, a Swedish electronic band that is also gaining a lot of popularity in the States.

Wildfire has a grimy but sexy feel to it which is only enhanced by Yukimi’s lyrics (Your innocence; who’s brave? / Drowning in. Would you save me? / It’s a crime if you don’t/ You’ll despair by the throat) only add to the appeal of the track.

Find them here: http://www.sbtrkt.com/

Or on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SBTRKT 

Or on Myspace:http://www.myspace.com/subtractone

By them here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sbtrkt/id440007290