Aceyalone Preps Tribute To 60's, 70's Sounds
Freestyle Fellowship member Aceyalone has announced the second installment to his creative series of recordings that pay homage to various genres of music.
The upcoming album Aceyalone & The Lonely Ones pays tribute to Phil Spectors famed Wall of Sound recording technique, as well as the rappers various personal influences, including the sound of Doo-Wop, Blues and Funk.
The album is the follow up to 2007s Lightening Strikes, which paid homage to Aceyalones love for Jamaican music.
Aceyalonea and Bionil attempt to authentically recreate the sounds associated with each genre represented on the album.
A representative for the rapper described the album as having a full big-band sound .coupled with finger snaps, falsetto choruses and Rickenbacker guitar that is a look more towards Motown & the Wall of Sound than todays by-the-numbers beats.
The release was co-produced by Bionik, who also produced Lighting Strikes in its entirety.
Aceyalone & The Lonely Ones is due in stores March 31.