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massdist on 11/28/2017 at 01:35PM
Let us celebrate my hero, Jonah Rapino.
His music is light years ahead, I'll explain.
Jonah, I think, is a musical visionary, in that, he see’s music, and this includes an advanced mind when it comes to writing, arranging, producing, performing, editing, the whole nine. I've sat beside him many times making records, and to see him sculpt the sound, hearing things that you can't hear, creating future music, has endlessly inspired me. And let it be known that Jonah is my partner here at Mass Dist so bear with my bias. But his body of music represents boundless creativity and forward thinking. Within these projects Jonah has experimented with live quadrophonic sound, DIY visuals, theatrics, costumes, string ensembles, electronics, etc, and his sublime production. He was way ahead of, not only his friends, but the scene, in general. And best of all - the music. Jonah is a violinist, so prepare to be entertained by violin over beats, people. He's trying new things. Curently, Jonah has moved on to Ethiopian Orchestras, Big Time Movie Soundtracks, and his beloved Devil Music, but maybe if we scream loud enough he’ll humor us with new diy recordings. Jonah! Jonah! Jonah!
And now, on the Free Music Archive, Jonah Rapino's Complete Mass Dist Works:
ALL HERE AT MASS DIST
massdist on 11/14/2017 at 02:32PM
Ok. First off, don't listen to ANY of these Devil Music records until you -
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Then, after you thoroughly study that new album, you can listen to these 8 other Devil Music records available now on the FMA here
We got their rock records Mastul, S/T, and Go.
We got their soundtracks (audio only without the annoying old black and white movies) Caligari, Big Stakes, Nosferatu, and Dr. Jeckyll.
Big Stakes was really influential to me - combing country and western and minimalism, it opened some doors for me.
We even got, maybe their best record, HEAVY METAL CREW which is a split between Brendon's elementry school student and a found tape of kids screaming. Classic Mass Dist!
What can I say about these guys?!? Prolific Boston jammer composers. Psychedelic warriors. Old friends. Spiritual musical searchers. Get lost with these dudes!