Published Sep 21, 2012Toronto-based label Daps Records already counts artists like Hooded Fang, Odonis Odonis,
The disc was recorded at Toronto's 6 Nassau Studio with James Anderson. L CON wrote and arranged the entire album herself and utilized a nine-piece string section to perform the tunes. A press release calls the record "impossibly expansive yet inexplicably intimate." It was recorded in a "belabored and traditional manner" but the results are said to be sound "effortless."
For a bite-sized taste of what the album has to offer, watch a trailer for The Ballad Project below. Be forewarned that this minute-long clip is most definitely NSFW, since it shows completely nude interpretative dancers writhing around with animal masks on.
Additionally, the slow-building and jazzy lament "Forget" is streaming below.