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Download Le1f’s Sensual, Naturalistic New Mixtape ‘Tree House’

New York rapper's second project of the year features beats from The-Drum, FaltyDL, Boody

picture-18927-1372868491Jordan Sargent // September 18, 2013

Le1f kicked off the year with his January mixtape Fly Zone, and now he’s helping to round 2013 out with its follow-up, Tree House. Where Fly Zone standouts like “Spa Day” and “Airbending” explored the rattling low-end of bass music, Tree Zone rests softly on the plush, airy tones of hipster bedroom R&B via joints like “Hush Bb,” “Blood Oranges,” and “Hibiscus.” (Credit producers The-Drum, FaltyDL, and Boody for that.) 

Or, if you’re a fan of a certain Japanese game-cum-media-empire, the set may best be explained by Le1f’s explanation that Tree House is Pokémon type “Grass/Love/Psychic.” We have no idea if that’s helpful, but we do know the man has a thing for Pikachu. Regardless you can stream the mixtape below or download it for free. Le1f also has a short tour scheduled — dates beneath the 14-track album.

Le1f tour dates:

September 25 – Washington DC @ U Hall
September 26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Saddle
September 27 – Brooklyn – NY @ Verboten
September 28 – Boston – MA @ Brighton Music Hall
October 3 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
October 4 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
October 5 – Vancouver, BC @ Celebrities
October 6 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
October 8 – Portland, OR @ Holocene
October 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Stereo Might
October 11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos
October 16 – Austin, TX @ Holy Mountain