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Octavius - Laws

Avant-garde electronics from LA...

Octavius' press describe his music as "Glacial, barren and difficult" which it may seem when you first start to listen to it, but once you get stuck into Laws you realise there's a whole lot more to it, particularly strong echoes of soul and hip hop. Part of Octavius's mission statement is to make music that is both complex and accessible, and Laws pull this off.

The record is dominated by fractured electronics, beats, vocals and produced with a raw edge. If you only have time for one track check 0, How I Have Sinned.

Comments

  • magoo95 @ 26 Sep 2011 17:26

    Very good. I cannot be only one who senses a bit of Saul Williams off his music, minus the hair of course.

  • Tayor @ 27 Sep 2011 21:48

    a bit yeah, like to hear more stuff like this, like a post hip hop sort of thing. there's going to be an amazing Octavius podcast going up here next week.

  • joe_c @ 27 Sep 2011 21:49

    *that last post was me, not trev!

  • magoo95 @ 28 Sep 2011 13:27

    First thing I thought when listened to that O. How I have Sinned was Saul Williams. Of course this here is more mellow but it similar in overtones.

  • joe_c @ 29 Sep 2011 14:35

    yeah, i see where you're coming from, get a chance to check out the rest of the album? really nice sound

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