Various Shades of Blue
Pioneering musician e: trinity boldly goes where no other electronica artist has gone before on his new CD, 'various shades of blue,' blending the sound of Philippine kulintang gongs with drum n' bass breakbeats, Tagalog vocal samples over rolling, sub-sonic basslines, juxtaposing hip-hop turntablist scratching with folk Rondalla music and meditative Chinese string instruments with steady downtempo drum loops. Get ready for a true 21st-century musical experience. Get e: trinity's 'various shades of blue' Various Accolades for e: trinity 'Crisp production, original ideas and, most of all, really nice beats.' --URB Magazine 'In an era in which the sampler is the latest instrument of cultural capitalism, it's refreshing to hear a musician who instead treats his sources with respect and uses music as a means of establishing identity. Aside from that, his production skills are solid...check this one out.' --MeanStreet Magazine 'e: trinity again breaks from conventions...quite original, inventive rather than derivative...get a hold of 'Various Shades of Blue' and listen to it. Really listen to it. Who knows, you might find yourself entranced as I am.' -- pinoylife.com 'L.A.'s own e: trinity...look out for him' -- Ricky Andres, host of 'The Future Sound of L.A.' KCRW 89.9FM Los Angeles 'An eclectic and deep mix of downtempo, 2-step, house and drum and bass all smoothly produced and stylishly musical.' -- groovedis.com.