SeeMeNot’s ‘Chez Renee’ is the second single from the Jamaican-Canadian artist and musician, and features remixes from Joe Goddard. Goddard’s radio edit is out now, with the full EP, including his full length and dub mixes, available from 4 December, alongside another new SeeMeNot song, ‘If I Could’.
Early DJ support for the EP comes from DJ T., Digitaria / TERR, Sam Shure, Rhythm Masters, Kiddy Smile, ONYVA, Roger Sanchez, Ferreck Dawn, Benny Benassi, Paco Osuna, Peter Kruder, Spada, Nicole Moudaber, BOg, xxxy, WhoMadeWho, Greg Delon, Dee Montero, Eelke Kleijn, Auntie Flo, Severino / Horse Meat Disco, Henry Saiz, Da Mike, Øostil, and more.
Tipped by Mixmag, DJ Mag, Beatportal, i-D, and more, SeeMeNot aims to bring both purpose and protest back to house music. Her debut release, ‘Borderline’, came with remixes from Roman Flügel, and dropped in September. The world radio premiere came from Radio 1 (Pete Tong), with DJ support from Skream, Anja Schneider, Solomun, Adriatique, TSHA, Erol Alkan, Adana Twins, Monika Kruse, Andhim, Tim Sweeney, Chloé, Marco Carola, Digitalism, and many more.
‘Borderline’ was included on SeeMeNot’s first creative work, her July 2020 debut mixtape ‘Long Overdue: The Sound Of A Revolution’, along with an excerpt of Tamika Mallory’s powerful speech in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Released via her Soundcloud page, ‘Long Overdue’ featured her singing a cappella over a mix from DJ Oliver Baptiste.
The 30 minutes of music is the sound of a black female artist detailing the journey of black people from fight to flight, channelling the pain she’s experiencing – and experienced – into something that pays respect to her ancestors but serves as a contemporary reinterpretation of traditional healing through singing and music. Influences from country music to gospel are joined through a shared history of hymnals as both protest and healing music.
Check it out here.