“This album feels expansive, raw and massively important.” – PopDust
“Booming hip-hop/soul … robust beats, sweeping hooks and vocals with a tinge of raw anguish” – Wall Street Journal
“John Mayer meets The Rolling Stones with more soul; yes it’s possible.” – AltSounds
* After 400 remixes of Dreams in Static’s last single, You’re On Your Own, and close to one million Spotify plays, a music video premiere on the Wall Street Journal blog Speakeasy, that referenced the song as “a booming hip/hop soul track with a robust beat, sweeping hook and vocals with a tinge of raw anguish,” Dreams in Static’s LP “Part of the Machine” is out!
Featured throughout the album is Brooklyn-based soulful singer, Akie Bermiss, who brings his own signature sound to each song with hints of Smokey Robinson and TV on the Radio. His timeless dream-like voice breathes life and narratives into the Dreams in Static grooves. Produced by Los Angeles based hip-hop producer Diwon and multifaceted guitarist/composer, Dugans, “Part of the Machine” conjures up the aesthetics of Pulp Fiction & Curtis Mayfield with the soulful voice of Brooklyn-based singer, Akie Bermiss featured throughout.