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"Nighttime" is a surreal introduction to Detroit's instrumental virtuosos Liquid Monk

15 August 2017, 11:00 | Written by Aaron Powell

The ability to create a sonic landscape and one that can be inhabited fully be a listener usually requires a great deal of skill and practice. Fortunately for Liquid Monk, none of these skills are in short supply. The Beverly Martel signed collective have been making a name for themselves in the Detroit scene with their live band ethos and sterling production arrangements that give the perfect base for vocal collaboration.

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The boldness of honest artistry is rare quality and one that is often found in nostalgia and formative experience. That boldness and bravery permeates both the production elements of “Nighttime” but also the vocal elements, as the group’s vision of melding their jazz and fusion roots with electronic influences comes to fruition.

“Nighttime” is out… via Beverly Martel

The ability to create a sonic landscape and one that can be inhabited fully by a listener usually requires a great deal of skill and practice outside of the raw talent. Fortunately for Liquid Monk, none of these qualities are in short supply, ensuring that the Beverly Martel signed collective continue making a name for themselves in the Detroit scene with their live band ethos and sterling production arrangements that give the perfect base for vocal collaboration.

Follow our Discovery Playlist on Spotify and catch up on the last seven days in new music

The boldness of honest artistry is rare quality and one that is often found in nostalgia and formative experience. That boldness and bravery permeates both the production elements of “Nighttime” but also the vocal elements, as the group’s vision of melding their jazz and fusion roots with electronic influences comes to fruition.

“Nighttime” is out 18 August via Beverly Martel.

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