Been fairly busy lately—so busy that I’ve been sleeping on some fantastic stuff. One of those ‘fantastic’ releases happens to be Noyce‘s Shmank. What’s a shmank? According to Urban Dictionary (which is more accurate if you’re of the 21st century & an internet fiend) shmank means, “To wipe your hands under your crotch and sweaty testicles, then slap someone.” [via] Let’s contextualize: Noyce, UK producer, is offering up some sweaty, crotchety beats that’ll smack you in the face. Sounds about right. At nine tracks deep the album finds itself clicking and clapping its way through the roughly 23 minute runtime. Odd synths and expansive samples fill up the remaining airspace. It’s a gorgeous downtempo electronic beats album with enough sting to please hip-hop heads as well. You better shmank yourself if you don’t like Shmank.