Following last year’s immense Rivington Não Rio album on the excellent Temporary Residence Ltd label, Prefuse 73 went into the studio with Bostonian emcee Michael Christmas several times this summer racking up an album-load of new tracks.
Fudge came together during several sessions in the summer and fall of 2015 at Nick Hook’s Green Point studio. Prefuse 73 brought along a hard drive full of beats. Christmas wrote to the instrumentals in the studio, and recorded the vocals the same day, as friends swung by to check it out. Some of the drop-ins at the studio ended up joining in the recording, not least D.R.A.M. who brings lifted soul vocals on “All Points South”
Months of intensive mixing followed the last Brooklyn session. P73 rebuilt his studio in upstate New York and set about finishing the album, making something that pays off on repeat headphone listens as well as one that bumps hard.
Listen to the first Fudge track ‘In My Shoes’ featuring Alex Mali below
‘Lady Parts’ is the debut album by Fudge, to be released on the 9th of September 2016.