Monday, February 2, 2009

Aceyalone & The Lonely Ones

Freestyle Fellowship member Aceyalone has announced the second installment to his creative series of recordings that pay homage to various genres of music. The upcoming album Aceyalone & The Lonely Ones pays tribute to Phil Spector’s famed “Wall of Sound” recording technique, as well as the rapper’s various personal influences, including the sound of Doo-Wop, Blues and Funk. The album is the follow up to 2007’s Lightening Strikes, which paid homage to Aceyalone’s love for Jamaican music. A representative for the rapper described the album as having a “full big-band sound….coupled with finger snaps, falsetto choruses and Rickenbacker guitar that is a look more towards Motown & the Wall of Sound than today’s by-the-numbers beats.” The release was co-produced by Bionik, who also produced Lighting Strikes in its entirety. The pair attempt to authentically recreate the sounds associated with each genre represented on the album.
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