It’s always been a dream of mine, as it has been any hip hop enthusiast, to possess a physical copy of my own work.

Three years ago, I released my first long form project: Fallen Angel. Paying homage to the DIY masterpiece that is Madvillainy.

I find myself revisiting the album often. This year even more so. I was pulled back into that world and created a sequel, a second act, comprised of ten brand new tracks.

Act one thematically centres around MF DOOM’s destruction of the entire planet. Act 2 takes us back ten years prior. Offering insight into the tortured mind of the Villain. It’s a real tragedy. March 24th marks the anniversary of Madvillainy, an apt date for the vinyl release of Fallen Angel.

Out of respect for the late great one, all tracks are instrumental.

The LP is designed to be played from start to finish and back again. The final track serves as an intro to the first, leaning into the cyclical nature of time and history's tendency to repeat itself.

Three years ago, I released my first long form project: Fallen Angel. Paying homage to the DIY masterpiece that is Madvillainy.

I find myself revisiting the album often. This year even more so. I was pulled back into that world and created a sequel, a second act, comprised of ten brand new tracks.

Act one thematically centres around MF DOOM’s destruction of the entire planet. Act 2 takes us back ten years prior. Offering insight into the tortured mind of the Villain. It’s a real tragedy. March 24th marks the anniversary of Madvillainy, an apt date for the vinyl release of Fallen Angel.

Out of respect for the late great one, all tracks are instrumental.

The LP is designed to be played from start to finish and back again. The final track serves as an intro to the first, leaning into the cyclical nature of time and history's tendency to repeat itself.

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FALLEN ANGEL (Deluxe Edition)

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12” Black vinyl (33 rpm)
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Where do I begin... I have had a rocky relationship with music since forever. I never do quite know where I stand with it. Some days it's all that matters, other days I just can't stand it.

Young me had some innate desire to study music but I never could wrap my head around it. I still remember jotting down key signatures on paper and wondering what the hell was it all about.

At guitar exams (still child jarjar) I would be asked to sight read music and play, but I had never been taught to sight read. Of course, I would play any random sequence of notes and hope for the best. This experience I think, is what ended my first love affair with music. It made me think I was lacking in something. I quit lessons. I never did stop playing that guitar though.

Reflecting on years gone by, I can see when my scopes began naively honing in on music production, though I had yet to learn what that was. Now a little older I would discover a really primal music making software. This of course captivated me like nothing had before. Soon I was handing out CDs to innocent passers by at my school.

From there, these were my musical heroes in the order of discovery: Gangstarr -> Joey Badass' -> DOOM -> Dilla -> Tom Misch.

My brains a little more swole now, and all that theory that had me perplexed is starting to sink in.

So with said, let's see how it goes.