Bonobo’s “Linked” Is Atmospheric Symphony For Any Nature/Existential Musing

Lyric-free indulgence

Photo: Simon Green

Bonobo beckons its listeners in a pristine, synth-showering journey of symphonic indulgence in his latest single “Linked.” The track is a lyric-free anthem that lets the listeners graffiti its soundscape with whatever interpretations, mood, or memories that the beats may trigger. Through its chest-quaking percussions and lush samples, Bonobo crafts a freeform space that is buoyed by slow-burning smokiness. Enjoy:

Simon Green is the mastermind behind Bonobo who broke into the scene with his 2017 album Migration, which earned him two Grammy nominations. He’s currently hitting festival stages, so go see him:

July 06: Bonobo presents Outlier The Green On The Lake, Chicago, US

July 10: Outlier @ Dour Festival, Dour, BE

July 13: Mad Cool Festival, Madrid, ES

July 18: Melt Festival, Leipzig, DE

July 21: Outlier @ OFFSonar, Barcelona, ES

August 02: Bonobo presents Outlier Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, Denver, US

August 03: Bonobo presents Outlier Midway Street Party, San Francisco, US

August 04: Shambhala Festival, British Columbia, CA

August 17: Bonobo presents Outlier Brooklyn Mirage, New York, US

August 23: Ravine, Atlanta, US

August 24: Deep Tropics Festival, Nashville, US

October 05: Sonar, Mexico City, MX

October 19: Outlier @ ADE, Amsterdam, NL

November 08: Summit LA19, CA, US