Set for release on 4th November via Jagjaguwar, Okay Kaya has announced her new album ‘SAP’.
“My writing process often begins with images in lieu of words. What if you’re tree-juice? How far along the stem do you have to ride before you get away from your parents and realize you’re the tear of this person and the blood of this person?” Kaya says. “I see a vision in my mind’s eye and take it from there. Austin has such a profound visual sensibility. Together, we translated many of my drawings. They became a wonderful invitation into his world. We developed this mascot, SAP, an alternate version of self.”
A concept album about consciousness, Kaya is also sharing first single ‘Spinal Tap’. “I wrote ‘Spinal Tap’ because you may have believed your brain as an impermeable slate and your dreams as strictly food for Freudian thought but according to a science.org article from 2019 on CSF fluid, ‘large oscillations of fluid inflow to the brain appeared during sleep and were tightly coupled to functional magnetic resonance imaging signals and entrained to electroencephalogram slow waves. Slow oscillatory neuronal activity thus leads to oscillations in blood volume, drawing cerebrospinal fluid into and out of the brain.’”
Check it out now below.
1. Mood into Object Personified
2. Jolene From Her Own Perspective
3. Origin Story
5. Pathologically Yours
6. Spinal Tap
7. Inside of a Plum
9. In Regards to Your Tweet
10. Dep. Chamber
11. Pearl Gurl
12. The Lesson
13. I’ve Spent Forever Planning A Crisis
14. Like a Liver
See Okay Kaya live at the following dates:
12 - London, UK @ Pitchfork Music Festival London at Colour Factory
20 - Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Music Festival Paris at Trianon w/ Tirzah
08 - Paris, FR @ Musée d'Orsay (Kaya Wilkins performance)
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