So.Crates: Malcolm After Mecca

So.Crates: Malcolm After Mecca
Title: Malcolm After Mecca
Label: Bedroom Suck Records
Product Type: VINYL LP

Melbourne's much loved underground hip-hop dup return with an enormous double LP offering, stacked with features from the finest Australian talent including Tiana Khasi, Krown, Izy, Nelson Dialect & more. Australian hip-hop/neo soul duo SO. Crates are a boom-bap prayer sent live and direct from the heart of two of the culture's most committed students. The group features Melbourne based beatmaker and DJ Skomes alongside California-via-Adelaide MC & poet Cazeaux O. S. L. O, not to mention the MUSE, a forever changing third party who completes the creative trinity of the Crates. With a legacy built on releasing a steady flow of cold-crush records and delivering uplifting live performances to the party people, SO. Crates prove that hip-hop's golden era is not a lost date in time, but a foundational state of mind. Functioning as a considered preview of what to expect from the album to follow, the hypnotic first release 'Stars' is an auditory exploration of what happens when two opposing charges collide; the joyful and the melancholy. Here, layers of instrumentation, samples and vocals sit atop a foundation of grounding beats - the track's roots from which piano samples, live trumpet and vocal embellishments spring. "When Skomes gets in his stride, it's always a bit of a happy/sad feeling. It can go either way, like a mood ring," says Cazeaux O. S. L. O. "I guess you could say we make mood ring beats, and 'Stars' is no exception. "

1.1 Intruh
1.2 7th Day
1.3 Loan-Sum
1.4 Beaut-I-Full World
1.5 Existential Lessons
1.6 Stars
1.7 Full Moon
1.8 Sazon
1.9 S.F Holiday
1.10 Black Bond
1.11 Mercy
1.12 Us
1.13 Hold on (To the Fallen Ones)
1.14 Fresh Gold Bloom-Age
1.15 The 2 (4 Moses)
1.16 Curtis on the Hiss
1.17 The Price of Forgiveness

So.Crates: Malcolm After Mecca

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