HOME | SUBMIT NEWS | RSS | ABOUT US | CONTACT
follow um2n on

Subscribe to UM2N Free Newsletter

Search UM2N Music News

MusicDish Advertising Network

Up and coming rap artist Asylum releases his flagship LP “Coalesce”
December 11, 2012

Email: smccauley@mondotunes.com
Url: http://www.mondotunes.com

Texas born rap artist Asylum has released his newest LP record, “Coalesce.” The album contains fourteen tracks comprising just over forty minutes worth of excellent rhymes and rhythms. The style is generally dark and spacious, with lots of room for his poetry to sink in between the beats. The beats themselves are heavy hitting and always in a balanced, boxer's cadence (one, one-two, one-two-three, one...) never annoyingly rapid fire or clumsily getting in the way of his eloquent lines.

The aforementioned eloquence of Asylum can not be overstated. Where most rap artists begin with beatboxing or rap and learn a kind of offshoot of formal poetry from penning rap lyrics, Asylum began the other way around, growing into rap music from writing classical poetry. Of this he writes, “I believe the door to my music opened when I started writing poetry in high school to pass the time. After having a poem published with a 'shot in the dark' online submission, I realized I may have a knack for art in some way, but never transformed thought into further action. A friend later suggested I try rapping after I had shared a poem over the phone.”

It's a good thing he did. Asylum's flawless, natural rhythm and groove is overstepped only by his endless cleverness. Track four on “Coalesce” is titled, “Mic'd,” the music industry abbreviation for 'microphoned;' Asylum uses it as an acronym for Music Is Common Denominator. His themes often venture into the metaphysical, or even transcendental, as the album's title demonstrates ('coalesce' means to grow together or blend into one body).

Asylum himself writes of the album's message, “We are all one. We all share the same emotions: anticipation, joy, anger, fear, sadness, etc. I am portraying all of those feelings and personalities in one, just as we all can do if we let go and simply be.” Asylum even chose white for the album cover to represent the “Presence of all growing together.” Everything for him is an opportunity for symbolism.

The album opens with a simple quote spoken low and seriously: “The presence of All, looks like None at all.”

Come for the beats, stay for the intellectual refinement. Asylum's “Coalesce” is some of the most intriguing rap music the underground urban scene has witnessed in years.

-S. McCauley
Staff Press Release Writer
MondoTunes

The LP “Coalesce” is distributed globally by MondoTunes (www.MondoTunes.com) and is available at iTunes for convenient purchase and download

MondoTunes (www.mondotunes.com) supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, MondoTunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions without any monthly or yearly fees.

ARTIST CONTACT INFO:

nickag7@yahoo.com

back

Print This News


Featured News

Alicia G Hot New Single Ca$h & Nap Released WorldWide Through LRT Music Group

Zaena Morisho Releases Smash Singles 'BS' & 'What Do U Want' In Anticipation Of The Highly Anticipated EP 'Zaena Now' To Be Release Worldwide July 29

Nat King Lam Creates Unforgettable Sounds

Get your urban music news featured on UM2N


Latest Headlines
Aye Q.! {(Part 2)} Drops August 2016 Another 10 Track Project Presented By Artist IQ. In Sequel Of Aye Q {(Part 1)} -now Available On Souncloud, Itunes, Etc..
Emcee Drunken Monk 'Flippin I$h' Feat. Hurricane Chris, Lil C The Hitman The Rapper And Producer Of Hip Hop Music Known As Emcee Drunken Monk Has Released His Latest Official Single, “Flippin I$h,” Featuring Hurricane Chris And Lil C The Hitman.
Young Dope T Releases Debut Hip Hop Single 'Htown Made' The Rapper And Performer Of Hip Hop Known As Young Dope T Has Released His Debut Official Single, “Htown Made.”
Mr. Endo G Releases "Venomous Composition" Album The Album Is Said To Be The Greatest Arkansas Hip-hop Album Of All Time.
Bustback 2 Join Forces With Sarah J The Industry's Miracle Ear Of Hip Hop Beats Brooklyn Based Song Writing & Production Crew Bustback Remodels
MusicDishTV Urban Channel

Home | Submit News | PR Writing | RSS | Mi2N | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | facebook | twitter | YouTube


Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.
Connect with MusicDish on
MusicDish Network Advertising