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OPTIC Masters the Art of 'Uneasy Listening'

REVIEW: OPTIC, a longstanding The New Beatmaker favourite, creates a dense, almost nightmarish mix of sonic soundscapes fighting for attention

If you are in the mood for 'uneasy listening' which will result in sleepless nights from both the sonic pallet and the neck-ache from all the head-bob inducing beats, peep Optic today.

'OPTIC is Tokyo(Japan) based Hip Hop Producer. He lived in United States for 10 years and experienced 90`s Hip Hop in real time. 

He is known as mysterious presence in Japanese Hip Hop scene.' 

Optic features in the next episode of TNB Raps / Mixcloud Sessions.  He has also, at the time writing just released this: https://optioptic.bandcamp.com/album/sim-tape
      

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Hi!  I'm Lee.  Welcome to my blog.  Here we talk music: news, reviews, interviews, tips, tutorials and more.  I'm also working on the upcoming podcast Influenced as a guest, writer and researcher alongside music aficionado Mark Williams and friends.  Watch this space!

I have been a lover of music for as long as I can remember, an amateur lyricist for 25 years, a music writer for 15 years and a hobbyist musician and blogger for almost 10 years.

My tastes range from jazz to house to hip hop and I love helping artists from all genres develop their sound.

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