We're still coming to terms with some of the rapping on this thing — could do without the Amber Rose disses and any mentions of Taylor Swift / Ray J / bleached assholes — but like the rest of The Life of Pablo, the production is just mindblowingly flawless. That Arthur Russell sample is so inspired (update: this track was produced by Karriem Riggins):
Take a listen to the gorgeous previously unreleased Arthur Russell track that appears on the limited CANT (Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear) split single we mentioned a couple weeks back. Recorded by Russell in the late '70s, and featuring perfectly complementary backing vocals from an unidentified chanteuse, "Come to Life" would've fit nicely (and was originally slated to appear) on last y
Multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear releases his debut solo 7" single under the CANT moniker today on his own Terrible Records imprint, backed with an unreleased Arthur Russell track. Take a listen to Taylor's gorgeous and haunting (and aptly titled) contribution below; fans of his other band will no doubt be extremely pleased:
The CANT/Arthur Russell split 7" is lim
I realize I'm a little late on this, but since hearing the two stunning (and previously unavailable) Arthur Russell songs recently posted to Audika Records' myspace page, I haven't really had any desire to listen to much else. "Close My Eyes" and "Eli" will appear on Love Is Overtaking Me, an expansive collection of Russell's unreleased pop, folk, and country songs...