Phortran’s actually been in the OEM Radio library for more than 6 years now. He was one of the earlier independent artists we worked with who wasn’t signed to any label. Soundcloud and Bandcamp have helped him increase exposure to a wider audience.
Phortran – conjurations
Sadly, the term future-jazz has already been used and overexposed–squandered perhaps on a litany of stilted broken beat releases 10 years ago. Conjurations bends the term back around on itself with funky little microrhythms, keys, and horns all warmed over with just a bit of lo-fi fuzziness.
The entire album is recommended, but here are some high points:
This album is available for Name Your Price (including free) at Bandcamp.