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Suggested Listening: Hiatus Kaiyote’s ‘Choose Your Weapon’

Suggested Listening: Hiatus Kaiyote’s ‘Choose Your Weapon’

Suggested Listening: Hiatus Kaiyote's 'Choose Your Weapon'

Suggested Listening: Hiatus Kaiyote's 'Choose Your Weapon'

8. Weather Report – I Sing The Body Electric

I think the key point is that their fusion mushes jazz and prog rock together–there are riffs and vamps that are more heavy metal even in feel– but approached with the precision and intricacy of high art music, focusing on the structure of the music and conversation instead of the emotion of rock. Something you hear a lot in the HK record and is found in spades on the theatrical fusion styles of a pre-Jaco Weather Report pressing.

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