Info

  • Catalog #: DG-183
  • Release Date: May 10, 2019


Formed in Cleveland, OH by producer/activist Ra Washington, Mourning [A] BLKstar is a multi-generational, gender and genre non-conforming amalgam of Black Culture dedicated to servicing the stories and songs of the apocalyptic diaspora.

In keeping with the pace that the collective that is M[A]B set since 2016, Washington presented a series of song sketches during the summer of 2018 -- one per week -- while the group practiced and toured their debut records, BLK Musak (Glue Moon Records, 2016) and The Possible (2017). The result, Reckoning, will be released on April 6th, 2019 in collaboration with Don Giovanni Records.

Reckoning represents a deep dive into the M[A]B vaults -- a dizzying array of styles, big boy reverb, the heat transversing through love won and love lost, and the tensions that go with living in a world that is increasingly hostile to people of color's futures and wholly locked in on its disgusting treatment of the poor.

Tracklist:
1. Anti Anthem
2. Harlem River Drive
3. At The Wall
4. Untitled
5. BLK Musak
6. Feels
7. Gang Desire
8. Harms
9. Hold Me
10. Reckoning
11. Situations
12. Sweet Oil
13. Star

Credits:
At the Wall: Straw - keys & guitar Gang Desire: Straw - guitar Hold Me Close: Straw - bass, guitar, keys Dan Price - drums Situations: Straw - keys & bass Rob Kovacs - keys Dan Price - drums Star - Straw - keys Rob Kovacs - piano Dan Price - drums