Tuesday, August 24, 2010
being from another planet
i do not understand jamal moss at all. i have no idea where the fuck hieroglyphic being came from. i am just glad he exists. his sound is startling, powerful, distinctive, dirty, and incredibly raw. while he is working with rather traditional machines and genres, the way moss presents his music gives it a particular, unique finish. whenever i listen to something from him, i get the feeling that it must have gone through a special hieroglyphic being box which makes it all gritty and fucked up. moss has done a remarkably good job of creating a trademark sound.
what moss shows is that even when working with established sounds and genres, an artist might not be able to create something completely new, but they can give it a very distinctive sound signature, they can make it their own.
this is a long introduction to a simple message: download this mix. and listen to it immediately.
hieroglyphic being @ RTS.FM Chicago 15.8.10
thanks to the constantly worthwhile d*ruffalo mag for unearthing this gem.