Label: Non Projects
Release Date: Jan-19-2010
Asura is an experiment that seeks to translate emotion into music, released on new vinyl/digital only Alpha Pup Records imprint Non Projects. Asura, otherwise known as UCLA graduate Ryan York, draws the emotional inspiration for this project from Japanese poet Kenji Miyazawa, who wrote about the detachment of self and environment.
To render these emotions onto a musical canvas York utilized his classical, jazz, and electronic influences, not to mention his ability to play the bass, cello, guitar and trumpet. The result is a quilt of lush ambiance and electric textures. Through 13 tracks Asura looks to add his varied background to the growing Los Angeles beat scene.
1. Asura I
3. I Saw You In Vice (Anenon Birthday Remix)
5. Asura II
6. From The Beach
9. Asura III
10. Her Tearing
11. Timber (Feat. Ana Caravelle)
12. The Eleventh