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Artist
Various Artists
ReleaseProduct
Door to the Cosmos
Label
On The Corner
Catalogue Number
OTCRLP010D
Release Date
September 18, 2020

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Press Release

On the Corner goes beyond being a record label. It is a story of innovative artists from hotbeds of ancient-future* music across the globe. This ‘Door to the Cosmos’ compilation is the 10th full release (and an eclectic array of 20 EPs). OtCs rawkus sonic explorations are brought to the fore via 24 tracks making a heady blend of label mainstays and fresh family recruits. The label is an inimitable mixture of Miles Davis’ ‘call it what you want’ attitude, the afro centric futurism of Sun Ra and the evolving electronic frontier where black music kicks it to the dance floor.

‘Door to the Cosmos’ expresses On the Corner’s adventure; future sounds referencing the source, be it Detroit, UK bass culture, New Orleans or the Niger delta. The title riffs off of the otherworldly, afro futurist jazzer Sun Ra’s infamous chant ‘dare to knock at the door to the cosmos’. Sun Ra’s sound and narrative bending inspires us to kick at the rules and push at the infinite, the ecstatic and the unknown through music by knock, knock, knocking at the door to the cosmos. The compilation is the first outing for a new raft of artists who are celebrated by the label and welcomed to a creative space brimming with the tales of unsung pioneers of the past and champion sonic explorers of the future.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Violet Curves Azu Tiwaline feat. Cinna Peyghamy 6:07 Buy
  2. 2 Sorry Khalab 2:57 Buy
  3. 3 Hiperbórea (Quixosis Remix) DNGDNGDNG 4:15 Buy

    Hiperbórea (Quixosis Remix)

  4. 4 Agyapong JD Twitch 4:27 Buy
  5. 5 Sisters Brew Black Classical 3:37 Buy
  6. 6 Jonny Buck Buck Edrix Puzzle 7:00 Buy

    Jonny Buck Buck

  7. 7 Samosa Beat #02 Don Korto 0:44 Buy

    Samosa Beat #02

  8. 8 Teen Town Rebecca Vasmant 5:20 Buy
  9. 9 City's Dead Uffe 7:02 Buy
  10. 10 Wezlee's Disco Inferno Planet Battagon 3:47 Buy

    Wezlee's Disco Inferno

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