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Hprizm: Signs Remixed (577 Records)

577 Records' experimental, electronic sub-label Positive Elevation releases this remix of Gerald Cleaver's Signs album, itself an innovative album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, here reworked by producer Hprizm, aka High Priest of Antipop Consortium, channeling Cleaver's work into dream-like territory that re-thinks and re-paces the original.
 

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UPC: 7554911993667

Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: CD-PEREC-003
Squidco Product Code: 30321

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
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"In this album, legendary New York electronic music producer Hprizm (Antipop Consortium), also known as High Priest, reworks Gerald Cleaver's acclaimed Signs (577 Records, 2020). Throughout, Hprizm expands the sonic boundaries of the original work through dream-like, transcendent electronic manipulations. Hprizm's album is an innovative rework of Gerald Cleaver's debut electronic project, building off of Cleaver's long career as an accomplished Jazz percussionist.

Born and raised in Detroit, Cleaver was influenced by both traditional jazz percussion and the Motor City's electronic music scene. Both artists were inspired by forward-thinking electronic arrangement, and reinterpretation, first reimagining jazz and then reworking electronica, offering an inventive, complex and spacey album. "-577 Records

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"Gerald Cleaver (born May 4, 1963) is an African-American jazz drummer from Detroit, Michigan. Cleaver's father is drummer John Cleaver Jr., originally from Springfield, Ohio, and his mother was from Greenwood, Mississippi. Gerald had six older siblings. Cleaver joined the jazz faculty at the University of Michigan in 1995. He has performed or recorded with Joe Morris, Mat Maneri, Roscoe Mitchell, Miroslav Vitous, Michael Formanek, Tomasz Sta ko, Franck Amsallem and others.

Under the name Veil of Names, Cleaver released an album called Adjust on the Fresh Sounds New Talent label in 2001. It featured Maneri, Ben Monder, Andrew Bishop, Craig Taborn and Reid Anderson and was a Best Debut Recording Nominee by the Jazz Journalists Association. Cleaver currently leads the groups Uncle June, Black Host, Violet Hour and NiMbNl as well as working as a sideman with many different artists."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Cleaver_(musician))
2/26/2024

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Hprizm/High Priest of the Antipop Consortium is a NYC based-composer, producer and performer - Prizm's beat driven compositions have been presented globally in over 50 countries and performed alongside the likes of Public Enemy, Radiohead, The Roots and More.

2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Jackie Smiles Craft A 5:08

2. Signs I Proper Version 3:18

3. Signs II Proper Version 3:44

4. Signs III Remix 2:21

5. Remix Amidst Curses 4:04

6. Blown Remix 3:36

7. Tomasz Remix 3:30

8. AKA Radiator 3:09

9. Ferrous Slap 3:45

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Electronic Forms
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