Mike Oldfield

Premiere: Hear Schwarz's 'Jazz Cigarette' off his upcoming album, "Legalize All Drugs"

Premiere: Hear Schwarz's 'Jazz Cigarette' off his upcoming album, 'Legalize All Drugs'

For 4/20, City Paper offers up a premiere of 'Jazz Cigarette,' a new track from Schwarz, the polyglot producer, DJ, and feelz-enhancer, who a couple of years ago was based out of Baltimore and is now in Los Angeles. The track is a mildly twisted take on hard bop jazz, like a '60s trio forever about to start a song but never quite starting it off, with crowd chatter, some smoothed-out guitar and bass licks, and some Tony Williams-esque drumming, and if you're listening closely, a few digital glitches, stutters, and cracks. Many years ago, back in late '90s, there was a thing called "turntablism" and for some reason, we thought it was cool to hear DJs dick off on a turntable,...

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