Wilma Vritra is a new collaborative duo consisting of London-based producer Wilma Archer and LA-based rapper (and former Odd Future member) Pyramid Vritra. Together, they have released a new album titled Burd, a synth-heavy but soulful new album that captures a beautiful, summer-like vibe throughout the 16 tracks.
Tracks like “The Hill” are wonderfully soulful and synth-laden, with Pyramid giving an introspective verse and Wilma providing a beautiful soundscape, which honestly sounds like something taken from previous Odd Future releases. The colourful tone on tracks such as “Weather Machine” and “Targets & Digits,” the latter of which features gorgeous strings, are also accompanied by darker ones. “Over Girls” features fuzzy synths and an overpowering bassline that has more distorted production than some of the other tracks. “Vroon” is a more sombre track, with keys and string sections that drain the track out, and Pyramid Vritra’s darker lyricism brings heaviness to this track that isn’t as present throughout this album.
All in all, Burd is an intriguing body of work by two talented artists creating some of their best ever music in a well-sequenced and captivating album. Listen to Wilma Vritra’s Burd below via Bandcamp and don’t forget to support! Released via Bad Taste Records.