- Summary: With influences from electronic, hip-hop, and jazz, the debut full-length release for the son of Grammy-winning jazz musician Bobby McFerrin features guest appearances from Robert Glasper, César Camargo Mariano, Nai Palm, RYAT, Thundercat, and Marcus Gilmore.
- Record Label: Brainfeeder
- Genre(s): Electronic, Experimental Electronic, Left-Field Hip-Hop, Alternative R&B
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MojoJul 2, 2014Early Riser is a special album that pulls you deep into its alternative universe. [Aug 2014, p.92]
Aug 8, 2014With McFerrin and this latest crop of open, creative minds exploring the hallowed halls of jazz, there seems to be hope the form can and will continue to exist and evolve with society, remaining a relevant and integral art form on the musical and cultural landscape.
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Aug 7, 2014Taylor McFerrin has pressure on him already because of his prolific father's career. First of all, I definitely commend his endeavor intoTaylor McFerrin has pressure on him already because of his prolific father's career. First of all, I definitely commend his endeavor into music without trying to mimic a shadow of Bobby McFerrin.
This album involves good neo-soul and modern R&B production. It's a well written and recorded piece. Some of the featured artists on it are also very hot in neo-soul (I'm talking about you Hiatus Kaiyote). My only problem is that some of the songs are a tad monotonous near the middle of the album.
The songs 'The Antidote' and 'Invisible/Visible' were my personal favorites.
For a first album, this is a great start to Taylor McFerrin's career.… Expand
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