2LP released: Jun 23, 2023

1. A Ghost At Noon
2. Crossing At The Shallow
3. A Yellow Robe (Part 1)
4. A Yellow Robe (Part 2)
5. A Drink At The Banquet
6. Ascending By Night

Sam Prekop and John McEntire are two artists who both together and as individuals, have expanded the definition of rock. Beyond the work they
did together in seminal The Sea and Cake they've both have continued to push themselves and the bounds of their art in countless other ways. Each
is now esteemed for their singular musical voice and sonic innovations.
Prekop has garnered acclaim for his solo releases in ensemble or on
modular synthesis, as well as his visual art and photography. While
McEntire has become one of the most celebrated engineers, composers,
and drummers in forward-thinking music. With nearly three decades of
experience working together in larger groups, this is their first full-length
collaboration as a duo. Sons Of finds two master craftsmen working at the nexus of pristine production and skillful improvisation, forging compelling
narrative arcs into glistening metropolises of infinite pulse, something they'd
wanted to do for a long while it was a natural fit for two artists both drawn
to incorporating electronic music into rock and jazz contexts. The resulting
epic contains multitudes, from head-nodding throb to springy glitches and
moments of euphoric bliss, by concentrating their considerable skills as
both creators and curators, the duo have crafted an album abundantly
vibrant, an intoxicating exploration of pure inspiration and intuition.
Prekop and McEntire's Sons Of is a thrillingly diverse journey and a masterclass in longform music that reveals nuance at each listen, as
sonically curious as it is inviting. Unique textures and untapped worlds
of possibility are unearthed by an elaborate array of synthesizer modules,
samplers, trigger pads and effects which the duo skillfully implement as
potent tools . Over the album's four pieces Prekop and McEntire apply
their intrinsic and practiced understandings of pop architectures to create
dynamic movements. The resulting sound is one of transformative fluidity;
each passing beat marking a sense of familiarity while the surrounding
atmospheres are in constant flux. Ever-shifting tonalities and magnetic
grooves propel the music with persistent momentum without feeling
hurried buoyed by the steady pace, creating the framework that allows
space for new sounds to breathe and evolve. Throughout the album, the
duo exudes a spontaneous ease, unafraid to settle into a particular cadence
or veer into entirely new directions on a dime.

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