I came across Nosaj Thing a number of years ago via the illustrious Ruby Chang, when he was the author of an excellent little EP, Views/Octopus. It was so excellent in fact, that two of the songs remained in playlist rotation forever after. Last week I discovered that despite my inattentiveness he’s actually been a prolific and successful artist all these intervening years, with three full albums to his name and guest spots by famous rappers and singers. I dove in excited, floodlights seeking on high, expecting a treasure trove of new yoga beats. To my surprise it was instead a very pretty melancholia.
I feel you