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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Vinyl version of PRSP comes complete with a unique, hand painted/assembled/numbered cover. Each cover displays 1 of 4 photos taken by J. Jurgensen, and offer a glimpse into the environments which inspired this project. Due to the DIY nature, no two covers are the same and covers may be completely different from what is pictured. The painted backgrounds change based on inspirations and experiences prior to a painting session.

    The four photos:
    1) Another Drive-by (Overtown)
    2) Motherland (Guayanilla, Puerto Rico)
    3) Control Center (Slowdown Studio)
    4) Big Don Rap, 9:34 PM (Overtown)

    Covers will be selected at random unless a particular cover is requested. No guarantees can be made that a cover is available.

    Includes unlimited streaming of P R S P via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 100 

      $25 USD or more 

     

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Since the First edition is almost sold out, we decided to put a less expensive version out. The music is the same for both versions, but the 2nd edition will have more uniformity from cover to cover. Due to the nature of each cover being handstamped, variations will occur, but in our opinion, this adds to the appeal.
    Thank you very much for your support!

    Includes unlimited streaming of P R S P via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 193 

      $10 USD or more 

     

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about

This neighborhood.
Full of experiences few long to relive.
Multitudes of stories to forget.
Territory to money-make shrinks and murderous thoughts expand.
Perceptions to change over time.
Stolen spirits to commemorate.

It's the soul slip that I am feeling

P R S P offers a glimpse from both a street level and literal bird's eye view into Overtown- a Miami neighborhood rich in history, yet overran by drugs, violence, and death. In the time it took to create this LP, many long time residents lost housing, safety, and a few who chose more dangerous paths, their lives. This album is as much an escape as it is documentation; a disrupt of the surrounding calamity.
The claustrophobic city blocks on which wars erupt over money, drugs, and territory are mere specks in the vast expanse of the cosmos. The plea is to set the mind on things above...
"They can't kick us out of space. They can't kick us out of outer space."

The Puerto Rican Space Program is not speaking to any one particular ethnicity. It is a nod to the rhythms and instruments ultilized on the project, pulled from the Puerto Rican cultured half of the creator's multiracial ethnicity. With a jazz group aesthetic in mind and abandoning computers and technological aid, each sound is programmed using the synthesizers and effects on hand and recorded live, layer by layer. Dialog was pulled from the various recordings of conversations and interactions had on a daily basis.
The sights and sounds that weighed heavy made it on to the final piece of vinyl- electronic and futuristic, ancient and eternal

credits

released February 22, 2016

All Music Written, Produced and Recorded by Puerto Rican Space Program and J. Jurgensen
Same Drone (We've Started) produced by J. Jurgensen and K. Britt
Recorded at Slowdown Studio, Miami FL
Same Drone (We've Started) recorded in Slowdown Studio and The Purple Room, Philadelphia, PA
Mastering and Vinyl Cut by Norman Nitzsche at Calyx Mastering, Berlin, Germany
www.calyx-mastering.com
Published by Oddinhuman Music ASCAP

Layout/Design/Logo by Tim Jurgensen - www.timjurgensen.com
Cover photography by J. Jurgensen
©2016 Oddinhuman Music
OIM-LP-003

Puerto Rican Space Program equipment includes:
Akai DPS24, MPC60
Ensoniq Fizmo
Fender Rhodes MK1
Moog Voyager Old School, Moogerfoogers
Ursa Major Space Station
Hand Percussion

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