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For The Record

Special Issued Single from Autolects The Man That Fell To Earth

Produced by Basmala
Published by Urban Sufi Music, Sesac


A Side

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Vinyl Only

B Side

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Vinyl Only


Funding project
This funding project does not have a specific period. The project will finish when it meets the goal quantity and you will be charged at the same time. The project period may be shortened / changed depending on the situation.
Order period
2017/10/27 00:00 UTC ~
Estimated shipping date
Your record will be shipped in 8 weeks normally after the funding has succeeded
* Please be aware that the schedule may change depending on the pressing process with the artist and the plant/depending on the situation.
Ship from Qrates (United Kingdom)

to United States : $ 3.30~


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Vinyl Format
7” / Black / 45 RPM
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Basmala, instrumental hip-hop, library music & graphic artist.

"The beatsmith has come up with something that's futuristic sounding, spiritual and unique." -Big Shot Mag

There’s nothing simplistic about the music of west coast visionary soul artist Basmala. He prefers to push boundaries, and bridge gaps between genres, and generations.

The style he created, and dubbed visionary soul, is a mixture of computer based production, and live percussion, that brings together elements of hip-hop and electronic music. The sound has a soulful ambience, as it’s built on a layered combination of classic hip-hop drums, harmonious vocals, and abstract rap lyrics based in social commentary, and individual enlightenment.

Basmala’s work has inspired rave reviews from the indie hip-hop community. Blogger, and producer, elmattic, said of Basmala’s music, “(It’s) from some alternative reality where (Eric) Dolphy and (Charles) Mingus invented the MPC, and jazz never ended.”

While his music may embody an alternate reality, changing his own reality has been a major theme for Basmala, who is a relatively new name, but not a new face, on the scene. Also recording as Hasan Atiq, which is the name he uses when he is strictly being a vocalist, Basmala’s history includes releasing five albums from 2005-2010 under the name Autolect, one of which featured production from 9th Wonder. Also see 'Usephasan' 1996-2003.

Basmala, however, is more than just the latest in a line of monikers. It has a far deeper meaning. “Basmala is the intention behind everything I am doing,” he explains. “When you’re making music, especially in different genres, and writing lyrics, the process can become convoluted. Projects fall apart, and the cohesiveness of what you’re trying to achieve is lost. Basmala brought that wholeness back with focus. It allowed me to remove, or trim, the ego a bit in order to accomplish what needs to be.