R.A.P. Ferreira • ELDON • Bright Boy
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Good/Evil, Mundane/Celestial. dichotomies we accept and reinforce.
an attempt at escaping the earthly disunion through a reexamining of those vibrations deemed as “lower” and an acknowledgment of the allostatic load and its role in pacifying/arresting the radical mind.
highlighted on DBNH through excerpts of original recordings of poems, prose and expressions voiced in languages including; Farsi, Greek, Yoruba, Spanish, English and Russian.
lyrics lamenting the pervasive nature of our push notifications, the failings of an institution that would let entire families perish in tower block fires, a conversation with a friend named ‘Revolution’, samples juxtaposing a son’s longing to see his estranged father with an earnest security guard at an early 90s rave caring for young party goers on E.
protest songs that sound like love songs and love songs that remind you of a protest punctuate this call to action.
Hailing from Boston with a life like a dreamy montage. One moment he’s surrounded by bulky 80s rack stacks in his a/v tech dads mobile production lab, Jazz on the hi-fi. Next, on a commune in the forest, with his psychic Gemini mother and his yin-yang twin brother, sounds of laughter lofting from the lake. I’d say he was born under a RAD sign. For Bright Boy, music was always just a part of life. Memories of dropping rhymes on walks home as a youth, beatboxing and cracking jokes. Picking up sticks and busting a slick break his first time sitting at a kit. His brilliant skills on stage come from his natural good humor and impromptu impersonations of everybody’s favorite cartoons. Which characters? All of them. Theme songs? Yep. To the T with a comedic twist on top.