Album Cover

Album Cover

Looking toward the future (photos Jim Fairfax)

Looking toward the future (photos Jim Fairfax)

The Book Of SLayed - 'creation during lockdown'

The Evil Wings Of Love

Process

This song really came from the struggle of mid Covid season. It probably is connected to the Phoenix and rising from the ashes. When I first came up with the name I thought it was crazy, but now all the playlists are adding it....

The Evil Wings Of Love

The Evil Wings Of Love

Months later we took our evil inspiration down to Central Park where we filmed the video below, 

a pimped out Central Park

Desolay

THe Desert

This song started with a chord C#m(add 9) and connected to a song from the 80s, "Yah Mo B There" hence the gibberish name

I basically created a soundscape that sounds like the desert 

 

Hamburger Readymade 1

Experimentation

Hamburger Readymade 1

I was at a caffe on Malcolm x blvd (in Harlem) when I started to read a menu that consisted of a bunch of different kinds of burgers. So I started singing their names into my phone, and my first Readymade was born.

 

Riots

The People Strike back

Months before the riots actually happened (in Portland) I came up with the idea. So it was sitting on the back burner as they were happening. Then when I wrote it, I really spoke about the issues that are happening from minimum wage to being pro choice. And at the end I declare fuck you fascists 🖕🏾