Friday, October 14, 2011
The Metal Jerk
(PORTLAND, OR) - CLOUDY OCTOBER SET TO RELEASE HIS SOPHOMORE ALBUM, 'THE METAL JERK', OCTOBER 18TH, THROUGH FIELDWERK RECORDINGS, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Cloudy is a half american male emcee, publisher, producer-songwriter, rhyme inspector and social magician. Cloudy makes research-based hip-hop that caters to the listeners intellect. It is a form that stresses emphasis in specificity.. Cloudy likes to read books, enjoys films, long walks to his mailbox, doing laundry and walking on rappers vertebrae. Rumored to have been born in Atlanta, Georgia in the early eighties or late seventies. It has also been said that Cloudy October has been through several name changes with the assistance of the U.S government and a few facial reconstructive surgeries. He is currently signed to Fieldwerk Recordings and watches Knight Rider. Cloudy is releasing his brand new sophomore album on the Fieldwerk Recordings label, October 18th.
The album, The Metal Jerk, is named after a rhyme style Cloudy is currently utilizing. The Metal Jerk is a walking abortion. It is a rhyme style that seems to have an advantage by vocally mimicking and adhering to the instruments inside of a beat. It is inspired by popular piano right hand techniques. Cloudy states that It is also a rhyme style that is handicapped by his lack of practice, primitive syllable placement and an incessant, desperate use of the punch-in function and delay effect while recording. Cloudy says; "This album marks a period in my life that I discovered that my imagination is much larger than my skill set. "
As one can clearly hear, even his disadvantages seem to have sharp edges at times, depending on who is listening.
"You can't spell rhyme without me folks. You can not spell rhyme without me."