Rhyme Flight, Deck 3 : “Obsidian Drift”

Third flight on deck … in immediate retrospect, this one features numinous undercurrents with a nocturnal twist on the oft-renowned tertiary charm … let’s chalk it up to seasonal vibes of a midsummer night’s scene … this flight actually blends quite well together in context of a set sequence / mini-mix … the full-bodied bass across the board amplifies the one on those drop transitions with a proper gravity bounce … anyhaps, with that, let’s spin this sampler — cheers, enjoi

: : Rhyme Flight, Deck 3 : “Obsidian Drift” :
: [ Relative Thread : Terset Crate, ~ 78bpm* ] : :

· : : “Obsidian Drift” Pilot Fleet : Recs On Deck : : ·
RecordArtist (Vintage)Album; Label
“Feiticeira” (Clams Casino Remix)Deftones (2020)White Pony
(20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
Reprise Records
“ROYL”Chloe x Halle (2020)Ungodly Hour ;
Columbia Records
“Worry About Me” ft. blackbearEllie Goulding (2020)Brightest Blue ;
Polydor Records
“Comeback Kid”Sleigh Bells (2012)Reign of Terror ;
Mom + Pop Records

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: Flight Taste Note Referentials :
ModalityDescribes intensity and energy in music
ValenceDescribes the spectrum of emotions in music
(e.g. sad, happy)
DepthDescribes intellect and sophistication in music
TextureDescribes sensory “feel” of music
(e.g. organic / natural, processed / engineered)
PhysiqueDescribes build, body, silhouette of music
(e.g. minimal, full ; angular / rigid, contouring / elastic )
EvocationDescribes experiential or conceptual resonance brought forth in music
(e.g. any elemental, essential, emblematic associations)

“Feiticeira” (Clams Casino Remix) — Deftones (2020)

Modality ( intensity / energy )Deep intensity ; diminish into mid-tempo rebound
Valence ( emotional spectrum )Penetrating cerebral ; rhetorical inquisition
Depth ( sophistication / intellect )Svengali
Texture ( sensory “feel” )Analogue sampler
Physique ( body, build, silhouette )Hard-bodied ; film stock metallurgic
Evocation ( experiential / conceptual resonance )What happens in the desert stays circling the haze;
8 bit collapse, arcade fireside staircase drafts ;
stockholm symptomatic sin city brigade

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“ROYL” — Chloe x Halle (2020)

Modality ( intensity / energy )Gradual downtempo
Valence ( emotional spectrum )Apprehensive entice ; looking glass self-conscious
Depth ( sophistication / intellect )Post-adolescent eminence grise
Texture ( sensory “feel” )Chamber synth hymnal dirge
Physique ( body, build, silhouette )Contouring gravity
Evocation ( experiential / conceptual resonance )14:59 hourglass frame ;
high line trapeze in the lime lit balance upon the tightrope of famous fate

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“Worry About Me” ft. blackbear — Ellie Goulding (2020)

Modality ( intensity / energy )Deep mellow mid-tempo
Valence ( emotional spectrum )Self-aware ; post-romantic reckoning
Depth ( sophistication / intellect )20/20 hindsight ; retrosapient
Texture ( sensory “feel” )Synth-driven staccato high/sostenuto low hybrid
Physique ( body, build, silhouette )Full-bodied agile
Evocation ( experiential / conceptual resonance )Double 0 staccato flow-up glow-up;
infamous last impressions;
phantom of the electro-popera

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“Comeback Kid” — Sleigh Bells (2012)

Modality ( intensity / energy )High-intensity ; frenetic elevated
Valence ( emotional spectrum )Active catalytic redemption
Depth ( sophistication / intellect )Over the shoulder guidance counsel
Texture ( sensory “feel” )Analogue synthphonic distortion
Physique ( body, build, silhouette )Maximalist
Evocation ( experiential / conceptual resonance )Jiminy Cricket’s JROTscene interlude ;
Redemption ricochet

· · Final Notes and Flight Impressions · ·
“Record,” Artist (Vintage)Taste Notes
“Feiticeira” (Clams Casino Remix),
Deftones (2020)
Alt. metal base with shadow mix sensibility, bit champing bronco vantage echoing doblequis atmosphere … chimerical
“ROYL,” Chloe x Halle (2020)R&B base with electropop sensibility, protege precipice vantage echoing streamlife industrial atmosphere … threshold
“Worry About Me” ft. blackbear,
Ellie Goulding (2020)
Electropop base with trapeze sensibility, next girl vantage echoing blockade runner atmosphere … ambivexless
“Comeback Kid,” Sleigh Bells (2012)Noise pop base with shoegaze sensibility, nemesis twin vantage echoing jv captain atmosphere … sophomore stompbox
[ On the Whole ] “Obsidian Drift,” ibid. (2022) Neoteric denizen dirge ; strong bildungsroman montage scene cut interlude underscore cinematic vantages ;
post-pompeii pendulum traverse ;
visceral verve, bonafide crown in the clutch

· : Last Call, Maestro Pilot Mix : ·

So … post-flight call back, tunes for the tarmac, in the proximal palatte realm of “numinous undercurrents with a nocturnal twist …” from just your favorite dj savior … this pilot mix surfaces from the canon crates, namely: dj shadow’s endtroducing… happening upon shadow’s repertoire back in … 2007 (?) … amidst record research sessions, workshopping curated playlists for the since-sunsetted-but-ever-illustrious motel de moka … and jpd’s signature style – the cinematic sampling rooted in bedrock percussion scapes – just, instrumental … embryonic glimpses into the sheer limitlessness narrative development fosters through curated music production … anyhaps, with that, cheers : enjoi

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