Dakim Saadiq (who also produces music under his 1st name, aswell while just Dak) can be an experimental beatmaker from Detroit by method of LA. The reclusive designer was among the 1st signings to Matthewdavid’s Departing Information, and his fractured, lo-fi test constructions have gained compliment from L.A. defeat scene regulars such as for example Soaring Lotus and Ras G. His 1st launch was 2009’s Standthis on Departing Records. Following many self-released CD-Rs, he released two 7″ EPs in 2011 (Ntoo and Harm) aswell as 34 Fragments, an experimental recording pieced collectively from recordings of his everyday environment, that was released by Italian label Senufo Editions in 2012. Many even more tapes on Departing Records adopted, including Youstandit/Leftrecord, Ddust Regos (as Dakim), and Cleaning soap. In 2016, Departing released Reishi, a full-length LP Dakim created beneath the name Saafron.