Electronica in the Spotless Mind
One of my favorite movies is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. As depressing as the film can get, I often return to it for its comforting themes and soundtrack to die for. I could listen to the song “Phone Call” on repeat all day and be more than appeased. The grainy loop matched with orchestrated strings make for a soothing and tranquil sound so unique you can’t help but slip into a daydream or two.
Apparently, I’m not the only one who takes a liking to the dreamy soundtrack of ESotSM. Jay Electronica, an underground rapper whom I know little about, decided he was gonna rap over some of the excellence of said soundtrack. I first heard this track on a SK8MAFIA video – check it out below – and as soon as I heard “Phone Call” I knew I had to get my hands on this track. If you’re into obscure rap laid over the amazing orchestration abilities of Jon Brion, check out Jay Electronica’s “The Pledge” below.
Be Rad. Enjoy.