Elevated Focusion is a producer from Queens, New York who initially emerged within the underground beneath the moniker Jonny Rythmns dropping a handful of beat tapes akin to Sluggish & Regular or The Sinthmeister. However after altering his title earlier this yr, he’s trying to additional introduce the brand new him to the underground by cooking up a full-length debut album of his personal that’s primarily instrumental although it’s most definitely value declaring the small handful of vocal performances from a couple of featured recording artists.
“Elevation” by Brigid Bites is a trippy opener to the album as she raps about climbing to the highest of the mountain whereas the beat on “Stolen Time” by Bassiedee & Larissa Almeida appears like one thing out of an acid journey in a great way as each of them give off a extra melodic supply clarifying it’s not the tip as they are going to discover love once more. “Yoko Loko” is a recent little instrumental minimize pulling from digital dance music & after the “Amplifeyed” interlude, “Thoughts Frames” blends these chopped up operatic vocal samples with kicks & snares.
Persevering with from there, “Waltz into the Wilderness” dabbles a bit with spoken phrase a bit over a hair-raising backdrop taking you thru the jungle that’s till “Late Evening Dive” provides off a groovier really feel & Katie Burke’s singing right here is are provocatively passionate speaking about needing to look out for herself. “Trypnotica” completely lives as much as its title as a 105 second instrumental piece pulling from entice & psychedelia previous to “Pure Born Scumbags” pulling from dance as soon as extra.
“Tabla Tea Occasion” by EIMAS & Vincenzo Nocerino mixes some tablas with synthesizers declaring to be each the bullet AND the gun whereas “Stained within the Zone” delves additional right into a extra futuristic sound. “About At the moment” by Day Imaginative and prescient resurrects the dance vibes singing about gazing within the mirror anticipating to search out herself & searching for assist whereas the track “Psychodelicate” by Brigid Bites turns into entice turf bracing herself for a foul journey. The penultimate monitor “Trance Bender” provides us 1 final EDM joint & “Misplaced Time” ties issues up entrancingly.
He’s come a good distance from these early beat tapes & this eponymous debut album takes his profession to the subsequent stage in a formidable style. His manufacturing right here is extra genre-bending as he combines his love for New York tradition & all genres of music however on the identical time offering a spot the place the outsiders & insiders can meet by music & clothes representing creativity, originality, counterculture, ardour, and the second of change.