Dakim Saadiq (who all produces music under his initial name, aswell seeing that just Dak) can be an experimental beatmaker from Detroit by method of LA. The reclusive musician was among the initial 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 Traveling Lotus and Ras G. His initial discharge 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 record pieced jointly from recordings of his everyday environment, that was released by Italian label Senufo Editions in 2012. Many even more tapes on Departing Records implemented, 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.