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Gensu Dean - Algorhythms [Instrumental LP] - Okayplayer

Gensu Dean - Algorhythms [Instrumental LP]

Gensu Dean

Another night, another dope instrumental release – not mad. Gensu Dean grabs the baton and runs with it to the tune of 25 tracks on his latest release, Algorhythms. He’s made some serious bangers with Guilty Simpson and Planet Asia in recent years, but this time the Dallas producer lets his production shine for dolo. Enjoy the free release, below and look for some new ish from Gensu to drop in late 2015. Get some words from Gensu on the project below, as well.

I’ve been dealing with some life challenges. Things on a personal level have been super tough, like the passing of my father. The good thing is I have been able to draw up the energy, whether positive or negative and re-direct it when creating. This I am really excited about, the good, the bad, and the ugly have taken me to a new place creatively. Once I was able to get to a better place mentally, I started going through my record collection and listening…really listening. It’s amazing how your frame of mind can hinder, but in my case enable, a person to hear things that were once not heard. This was the catalyst for me entering a new chamber of production.

‘Algorhythms’ is a musical journey type of record. It has several music moods that take you places. Its not your average kick, snare, and hi hat type of instrumental record. Its geared more toward experiencing a musical collage. It has been my career position that when you create music and that music creates a mood, it sticks with people, it becomes relatable. So I wanted to capture several moods, and express them in musical form. This enables the listener to join in and share the listening experience, based on a mood or emotion they can identify with. This is one of my many formulas when creating, hence the title. Algorithms are formulas used to address problems and/or issues that require a solution, I apply this in a music format. I altered the spelling to reflect the fact that it is musical rhythms and grooves.



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