Avalon Emerson "Horoscope"
- Words: Cam Curran
As the description reads on this young San Francisco artist's SoundCloud page, "Avalon Emerson will not transcend genre (the job of Cage and Prince and avocado pho), but her no-brow style might transcend the meta tags of your brain’s dumbass heart." Emerson obviously isn't one to mince words when describing her work, and the sarcastic-yet-honest attitude fits her new production, "Horoscope," to a tee. A bounding kick drum and some very loose, pleasantly disorienting toms run rampant across this seven-and-a-half-minute behemoth, which also features Emerson playfully asking us to join in on the hedonism in a series of incomprehensible toasts. Add a twist of carnival-referencing organ melodies to the mix, and you're left with an intoxicating blend of festivities ripe for springtime sunshine.
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