CKTRL

YIELD EP (CKTRL)

CKTRL - YIELD EP 155131
Format:
1 12"
Release:
24.03.2023
Label:
CKTRL
Genre:
Jazz/Blues
Kat.-Nr.:
155131
Barcode:
5056321659187
A stark departure from cktrl's previous work, 'Yield' is a celestial and palpably more inward body of work that harkens back to the pre-electric age of modal jazz while simultaneously pulling in elements from the disciplines of classical and baroque.

Speaking on the project's sonic identity, cktrl says: "I want to be able to show that you can make things from scratch again that have that feeling and beauty without having to sample an old record.

Even though that's an art-form within itself, I want to show raw orchestration and instrumentation can be the sole source".

As an intentionally instrumental project with minimal vocals, cktrl wants prospective listeners to see these new songs as guided meditations where they can wholly insert themselves in it.

Eliciting and reaping whatever feelings come to the fore. cktrl has a tune for every occasion: as content making beats by himself at home in Lewisham as he is amongst this generation's fashion and cultural vanguards.

Moulded by a unique blend of his West Indian heritage, years of classical training in both the clarinet and saxophone, cktrl strives to do what hasn't been done before.

His approach to creation is decidedly wide-ranging and broad.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. NOTE
  • 1.2. YIELD
  • 1.3. LUCIDLY
  • 1.4. NIGHT I PINE
  • 1.5. LOVE & WAR
  • 1.6. B
  • 1.7. MARCESCENT