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Moses Sumney - Grae Vinyl Record

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Moses Sumney evades definition as an act of duty: technicolor videos and monochrome clothes; art rock and black classical; blowing into Fashion Week from a small town in North Carolina; seemingly infinite collaborators, but only one staggering voice. A young life spent betwixt Southern California and Accra, Ghana – not so much rootless as an epyphite, an air plant. The scale is cinematic but the moves are precise deeds of art and stewardship. Sumney's new, generous album, græ, is an assertion that the undefinable still exists and dwelling in it is an act of resistance.

There's probably a biblical analogy to be made about a person who just happens to be named Moses, who flees the binary, splits a massive body into two pieces, and leads us through the in-between – holy and wholly rebellious. By breaking up græ into two multifaceted, dynamic pieces, Sumney is quite literally creating a "grey" in-between space for listeners to absorb and consider the art. Not strictly singles, not strictly albums, never altogether songs or spoken word segments on their own. It's neither here nor there. "Neither/Nor," if you will.

  1. Insula
  2. Cut Me
  3. In Bloom
  4. Virile
  5. Conveyor
  6. Boxes
  7. Gagarin
  8. Jill/Jack
  9. Colouour
  10. Also Also Also And And And
  11. Neither/Nor
  12. Polly
  13. Two Dogs
  14. Bystanders
  15. Me in 20 Years
  16. Keeps Me Alive
  17. Lucky Me
  18. And So I Come To Isolation
  19. Bless Me
  20. Before You Go