Distant Mood

by Broken Keys

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about

"Distant Mood" is the debut full-length album from Cleveland-based alternative / electronic musician Broken Keys. Combining downtempo breakbeats and swirling arpeggios with breezy, vaporous vocals, Broken Keys glides through vintage house, "chillout room" style hip-hop, and psychedelic pop influences for a smooth, relaxing listen from start to finish. A light and intoxicating flight of dimly-lit grooves and evaporating memories - a "distant mood".

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“Distant Mood” is a lush, downtempo groover from Cleveland-based DJ, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Broken Keys. A chilled-out soundscape is accompanied by calming vocals, assuming a hazy demeanor over the whirring synth arpeggio and crawling rhythms. The hip-hop and psych-pop elements are evident, in the rhythmic backing and hypnotic vocal flow, respectively. “Distant Mood” is a consuming success with a tendency to put listeners in a relaxed mindset.

-Mike Mineo (Obscure Sound)
www.obscuresound.com/2019/07/broken-keys-distant-mood/

"Distant Mood on first play through has a certain flow to it. The flow is found through the drums that are very prominent through-out the whole track listening. The drums are then backed by very wavy almost trippy sounding chords that seem to the accent the drums in a certain way that I have not heard before. Broken Keys then takes random instruments to fill certain songs with a sense of purpose."

-Griffin Parrett (Obsessxns.com)
obsessxns.com/news/entry/broken-keys-just-released-his-debut-lp-distant-mood/

"A fixture in the local electronic/hip-hop communities for over 10 years, Broken Keys have performed and DJed everywhere from New York City, Detroit, and Los Angeles to Austin, Houston and Honolulu. The group has released music on domestic and international record labels."

-Jeff Niesel (Cleveland Scene Magazine)
www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2019/05/28/local-electronic-music-act-broken-keys-to-release-a-new-album-on-friday

MUSIC VIDEOS:

Caught Out In The Rain (Official Video): bit.ly/30y5PJm
Distant Mood (Official Video): bit.ly/2YzSfUo
1997 Dime (Official Video): bit.ly/2YzbL2I

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iTunes: apple.co/2XkZKyd
Spotify: spoti.fi/2wwQXgz
Apple Music: apple.co/2WISrmA

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credits

released May 31, 2019

Written, recorded and mixed by Tommy Sheridan in Cleveland Heights, OH from January to May 2018. Final mix and Master by Connor Musarra in Los Angeles, CA.

Created with a Yamaha PSR-220, MicroKorg, Shaker, Tambourine, Guitar & Rode NT1000 Mic.

Cover photo and logo by Tommy Sheridan, additional art direction by Chad Fedorovich.

This Album is dedicated to Tom and Marie Sheridan.

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Broken Keys Cleveland, Ohio

Broken Keys is the electronic side project of Tommy Sheridan aka Chemist of Cleveland Hip Hop duo, Smoke Screen. The 2012 Stop Motion EP was followed by Black Sand Beach in 2013 which featured minimal, groovy dance tunes reminiscent of the UK bass movement.

2014 saw the release of The Cantina EP, featuring a mix of house and beat music with the any-sound-goes production sense of classic hip-hop.
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