MYSTIC delivers a refreshing change of tempo together with his debut album HUMAN, out in the present day.
The album contains a clean hybrid of hip hop and EDM affect, exploring an unlimited vary of sounds and moods inside a cohesive area. It’s a stark change up from the aggressive bangers we’ve heard from MYSTIC prior to now, as he delves right into a extra melodic, vocal-driven realm.
With a characteristic on each observe, HUMAN, celebrates the voices of 10 completely different artists — 24HRS, J. Spooks, Jezzabell Doran, Blended Matches, Jean Aguilera, Talia Stewart, Melissa Brooks, OBLUE, O’Zilla, Codeine Chriss, and Rockie Recent. The productions are guided by MYSTIC’s newfound creative imaginative and prescient, which he expands on within the interview beneath.
Standouts for us embody “HEADACHE” that includes Jezzabell Doran, which reminds us of our favourite early 00s observe with a brand new faculty degree up. Additionally, “SUPERLOVE” that includes Blended Matches and “UNFAIR” that includes Talia Stewart, as MYSTIC’s entice aptitude actually shines by way of.
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MYSTIC – HUMAN
First up, how are you holding up with all the things occurring within the trade?
With all the things occurring, it actually made me step up my recreation and go more durable, positively took me out of my consolation zone. I used to be capable of deal with my sound and my fashion to create one thing I’ve by no means created earlier than. All issues thought-about, I really feel the lockdown allowed me to hone in on my craft and are available nearer to unlocking my potential in music. It additionally opened doorways for me amidst the pandemic, which feels surreal to me being somebody eager to continually show themselves. It’s just the start, however it’s been ever the extra motivating for me as of late.
Please, describe the MYSTIC sound and clarify the way it has shifted over the previous yr…
I positively really feel my sound has developed drastically over time. The sound of MYSTIC is a ‘chrome fantasy persona’ the place I’m capable of convey my concepts to life in a single stunning image vs earlier than. I really feel I’m in a position to make use of my platform and take it in any path with out concern. It’s essential for an artist to not really feel restricted inside their inventive circle and make no matter they want to make with out judgment or backlash. I attempt to deal with each report as if it’s my final… I feel with the struggles I’ve been by way of mentally together with the inspiration that’s constructed, I’ve now discovered my sound and it’s solely going to maintain evolving from right here. I’m tremendous excited to see the place this journey will go. We are going to fly excessive, collectively.
The album is a novel hybrid of hip hop / EDM affect… Are you able to inform us about that?
I spent numerous time desirous about what I actually need to do and the fashion I need to pursue. I felt the album ought to finest replicate who I’m, and to try this, I wished to attract influences from types I actually resonate with musically in addition to add my very own taste to every observe. I grew up round completely different genres and that influenced me to develop into who I’m in the present day, I’ve no limits at this level is my life this album proves simply that. I wished to department out to new horizons and showcase the imaginative and prescient and I’ve for the MYSTIC model and the musical path I’ve wished to pursue because the starting.
And each observe has a characteristic! How was it working with so many artists on a single mission?
It was superb with the ability to work with every artist and create one thing we each liked. I felt elated with the ability to work with such nice inventive minds and make friendships within the course of. Everybody on the album introduced nothing however good power, and put their hearts into it like me and that’s why I feel this album is as nice as it’s. All of them helped me fulfill the idea I had for the mission to the fullest extent. I’m an enormous fan of every one in all these folks and have limitless respect for them. It’s enjoyable to make historical past together with your influences, particularly rising up listening to Rockie Recent & 24HRS so I’m grateful to knock that out on my bucket checklist of accomplishments.
What else can we count on from MYSTIC in 2021?
In 2021 past, it is best to count on the surprising… I’m sitting on probably the most impactful our bodies of labor I’ve ever created, and I’m excited to share with you there was an incredible quantity of affection flowing my means and round my group in addition to good pals. It’s been a extremely refreshing time for me, and I’m grateful to have these blessings. It’s additionally been superb to work with my pals and make revolutionary music with them. Lastly, you possibly can count on all sorts of genres from me these coming months! I really feel the love I’ve been getting has enabled me to really feel extra comfy making completely different music. I’m extraordinarily grateful and keen to present that power again out to my supporters.
Anything you need to plug?
I’ll proceed doing my half to advertise as constructive a message as doable and attempt to unfold as a lot constructive power and music that solely displays my finest effort. I need to additionally say that defending your power and sustaining a wholesome stability between caring for your self and caring for others is essential in securing a satisfying life. As well as, I need to additionally say because of POST PRODUCTIONS, STUNNA POSSE and BADMOUTH for being the perfect group I may ever ask for within the recreation. I really feel with such a group with me, there’s nothing we will’t obtain. Count on to see the MYSTIC identify increasingly as we shift into the rise of HUMAN.