Kendall Carter and Sol-Omen team up to create a schizophrenic masterpiece in “The Right To Know”. With Kendall Carter providing the musical foundation and Sol-Omen the vocals, a unique sound is formed; laid-back lo-fi boom-bap laced with fiery raps. Sol-Omen’s passionate political abstractions weave well with the spaced-out grime Kendall Carter brings. A nitroglycerin combination keeps you listening. Kendall Carter is a veteran beatsmith and this album highlights how musically versatile his style is. His new album is due out 2016. Support-
“”Work Epic,” the latest EP from iD the Poet, eschews cliche in favor of transparency.
Across five songs on “Work Epic,” released earlier this year, San Diego’s Kurt Kohnen (a.k.a. iD the Poet) waxes philosophical about the invasiveness of modern work, its omnipotence and Orwellian feel. He’s half Thoreau, wanting to improve the systems current flaws, and half Aesop Rock, a heady wordsmith, all rhythm and timing…”