new music: gil scott heron
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010

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The "new" is relative. Spoken-word artist Gil Scott-Heron has influenced much of the rap-hop movement of recent years with his 1970-80s work as a poet, author, and avant-garde musician. Finally he returns with a new record, ironically dubbed I'm New Here. It is his first full length record in sixteen years, the last being 1994's Spirits.

The new record mixes folk, blues and funk through spoken word and sonic constructions. He even starts out with a Kanye sample. But don't take our word for it, Gil wants the world to hear the record and in a specific way. So first, read his instructions. Then check out a full stream below.

There is a proper procedure for taking advantage of any investment.
Music, for example. Buying a CD is an investment.
To get the maximum you must
LISTEN TO IT FOR THE FIRST TIME UNDER OPTIMUM CONDITIONS.
Not in your car or on a portable player through a headset.
Take it home.
Get rid of all distractions, (even him or her).
Turn off your cell phone.
Turn off everything that rings or beeps or rattles or whistles.
Make yourself comfortable.
Play your CD.
LISTEN all the way through.
Think about what you got.
Think about who would appreciate this investment.
Decide if there is someone to share this with.
Turn it on again.
Enjoy Yourself.




I'm New Here is out now.-joe

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