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Solemn saxophone, sparse drums and gloomy piano chords: Otis Mensah’s newest single SWELL dips its toes in experimental-jazz waters, creating an eerie & minimalist soundscape. Concluding the #OtisMensahExists series that saw Otis collaborate with Samuel T. Herring (Future Islands) & appear on the likes of BBC Radio 6Music, Worldwide FM & Bandcamp Weekly; the final single marries Otis' abstract aesthetic poetry with production from Berlin-beat-maker the intern on this post-apocalyptic journey.

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Spotify: open.spotify.com/track/4kkBy8O4LgFvQzeIoAIPlO?si=2132cd7c3ac14806 YouTube: youtu.be/n7tg_GqFomY


released December 15, 2021
Lyrics & Performance by Otis Mensah
Produced by the intern
Mixed & Mastered by Mathis Peckedrath


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Otis Mensah is "a young story-teller-rapper-poet with a mesmerising delivery and a talent for drawing the poetic from the everyday happenings in his life.” The 1000 Monkeys (Spoken Word/Poetry Group). The alternative hip-hop artist has risen from a new wave; age and era which embraces a contemporary take on a nostalgic authenticity in hip-hop music. ... more

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