“Specific Gravity” by Ian Mathias-Baker is an evocative journey through sound, blending classical orchestration with modern electronic elements. Released on April 8, 2024, this six-track album showcases Mathias-Baker’s exceptional talent and versatility. Drawing inspiration from Mahler and early 20th-century modernism, the album’s melancholic tone is profoundly expressive.

The album’s standout tracks include settings of poems by Charles Bukowski and T.S. Eliot. “Man Mowing the Lawn Across the Way from Me” combines ambient piano and distorted electric guitars to mirror the poem’s dark imagery, while “The Hollow Men” uses orchestral chaos and electronic elements to highlight Eliot’s themes of societal decay.

With its brooding yet ethereal soundscapes, “Specific Gravity” transcends musical boundaries, offering a deeply introspective and emotionally resonant experience. Ian Mathias-Baker’s fusion of genres and thoughtful compositions make this album a masterpiece that will leave a lasting impact on listeners. It’s a must-listen for any music enthusiast.

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