Elaquent’s latest project “Parallel” is now officially available. If you’re a fan – dig in. If you’re not familiar – definitely take a moment to get to know the kid.
Elaquent – Parallel EP (2012)
“Normally I have a really long, detailed, philosophical explanation as to the
meaning of my album and what I was trying to do. And I certainly do, but this
time, I will try not to overcomplicate things.
Parallel lines refer to two lines that never intersect or touch…which is how
i feel about this music shit lately. I’m certainly not the only musician doing the kind
of music that I do, but I find a lot of pressure in all sorts of places to follow
the same type of formula as other artists, many of which I’m fans of. However, I would
rather stay in my own lane…i believe that the destination is ultimately the same.
Kind of one of those ideas that is applicable in all fascades of life, ultimately, the
purpose is to what makes sense and suits you, rather than altering yourself to fit
in with everybody else, at the end of the day, we are all striving and moving in the
In terms of the music, I wanted to challenge myself more. very little sampling, spent
a lot of time trying to work on the actual composition of everything so that my music feel
more like songs, than just beats. I suppose it will ultimately be up to you to decide
whether it worked, or if you like it or not. I just wanted to step a bit outside of my
comfort zone and approach the body of music from a different standpoint, being at a different
point in my life. Nevertheless, enjoy. Many thanks for all of the support.”
all songs produced by Elaquent
except “In This Style 10/6″, co-produced by Elaquent and Evil Needle.
Cover artwork by Hidenori Koga (commaworks.com)
Released by: URBNET
Release/catalogue number: URBNET1125
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
Previously: NEW VIDEO: Elaquent “Parallel”
Previously: NEW ALBUM: Elaquent “The Scenic Route”