‘Loud Apartment’ ‘System Breakdown’

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Sep
18
2021

Loud Apartment: Review of System Breakdown

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Jul
2
2021

[Translated from Italian] The lyrical aspect of the work almost seems to invoke an awakening of consciences and the rebirth of the force of aggregation between human beings, a feeling that over time has been increasingly put aside. Guilty. From an instrumental point of view, that of Loud Apartment is a fresh and energetic kaleidoscopic DJ set with fusion arias: the eight tracks of the release give life to an intoxicating journey, full of velvety groove nuances and vintage colors, with sounds that have their roots. sonorous in the pulsations and hypnotic basses of the Jamaican afro-beat dub, in the old reggae strings and in the languid funky soul samples of Motown.

Get The Funk Out: A candid chat with Nevaris A.C. of Loud Apartment

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Feb
24
2021

"The sound is built around the drums, bass and vocals more than anything else. Lockatron, Bill Laswell and I recorded those rhythm and voice tracks first and foremost. All the other tracks were overdubbed on top of that foundation. The extended improvisations are one of my favorite parts of the record and that was about Peter Apfelbaum. DJ Logic and Will Bernard getting a chance to stretch out musically over the foundation. So that combination is what made the sound what it is. We never really tried to make the songs fit within a certain genre. We were focused on taking each song where it needed to go to make sense musically. So it was improvisation built upon rhythm and syncopation. We had a good time making [ … ]