Since the 2008 release of his debut EP, Broken Vibes and it’s 2011 follow-up A Place In My Heart , Taylor Mcferrin has been perfecting his craft, touring worldwide and at home opening up for the A-listers like Erykah Badu, Nas, Talib Kweli, The Roots and Robert Glasper. As well as performing he has over the past 4 years been teaching beatboxing and musical self-expression to students who are blind and/or have multiple disabilities at the Lavelle School for the Blind in the Bronx.
The Brooklyn-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ and musician who has gained recognition with international tastemakers like Gilles Peterson and Benji B is finally set to release his long-awaited debut album Early Riser on June 3, 2014 via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label.
The first song from the album is “The Antidote” featuring Hiatus Kayote’s Nai Palm, other guests on the LP include Thundercat, Emily King, Robert Glasper and Bobby Mcferrin. Listen and peep the track list below. You can pre-order a copy here.
2. Degrees of Light
3. The Antidote (featuring Nai Palm)
5. 4 am
7. Already There feat. Robert Glasper and Thundercat
8. Decisions (feat. Emily King)
9. Blind Aesthetics
10. Place In My Heart (feat. RYAT)
11. Invisible/Visible (feat. Bobby Mcferrin)
12. PLS DNT LSTN
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