Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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AF THE NAYSAYER X LUKE ST. JOHN
The sound-scape supremacy that is
AF THE NAYSAYER divined within the supernatural wordplay of LUKE ST. JOHN
blends dreamlike sound-scapes with alchemical instrumentation. Imagine
Jay Electronica and Prefuse 73 remixing the soundtrack for Chrono
Trigger. Multi-platform experimentation on colorful complex chords,
detailed ambiguity reminiscent of scripture, and an overall upbeat
event all explore the worlds of AF THE NAYSAYER and LUKE ST. JOHN.
Their first EP, Autodidact Vol. 1, [TBA] mixes melodic percussion
with soulful FM synthesis; the upbeat, laid back glitch and 16-bit
arcade sounds coalesce with filter-heavy samples and thoughtful
folk-like lyrics producing music reminiscent of other rapper/producer
collaborations such as Gang Starr, BLU & Exile, Panacea, and Y