Certain tracks, like certain Artists somehow know how to crawl inside your mind. They’re different from other tracks - and not necessarily in a good way - but you keep coming back to them - like dead Irishmen who live under your skin - they’re in there and all you can do is scratch.
This is the second Rudegaze track on the playlist - the first Artefakk - followed a similar journey - being added to the candidates list and then over months turning into one of those tracks that you just find yourself nodding to, then writing to, then hitting on repeat and eventually becoming a go to track for evoking flow.
Like most of the tracks on this list there’s that hypnotic cycle that lives somewhere under the surface - an auditory cue to hang your mind on and allow it to be compelled forward. What I particularly like with Rudegaze tracks is the instrumentation - the different samples - the vocal snatches from different cultures that all contribute to something that is interesting and stimulating and yet - so smoothly delivered you don’t even notice you’ve knocked out a chapter or two.
If you need a break from the solo piano and predictable beat tracks - def take this out for a spin…
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About the Curator: Andrew McCluskey
The first visual memory I have is that of the white upright piano in Singapore, Hell and the Dark Forces lived at the bottom, Heaven and the Angels at the top, they would play battles through my fingers and I was hooked.
I’ve been fascinated by music ever since.
As a psychology graduate I studied how sound affects human performance.
As a musician I compose instrumental music that stimulates your brain but doesn't mess with your language centers, leaving you free to be creative and brilliant without distraction.
As the founder of musicto I’m on a mission to inspire a global audience of music lovers and artists through the development of people powered playlists.