Since DJ Quik dropped The Book of David three years back, we've suffered from a drought of fresh music from the Cali mainstay. Now that he's got an album on the way, though, a flood of new material seems destined to course through our pages. On single numero uno, he thoughtfully tosses us a Life Jacket. On this mellow, breezy jam, Quik's slow-rolling rhythm and section and glittering synths accompany suave bars from him and his guests, fellow Left Coast phenoms Dom Kennedy and Suga Free. An unknown female vocalist lends her vocals to the hook. Feeling it? Then watch our pages for more fresh singles leading up to the October 14, arrival of Midnight Life via Mad Science.