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Courts of Colfax – Blessed Elon

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Courts of Colfax is the new musical brainchild of American recording and songwriting duo Hugh Freeman and Quinton Bolduc. The eclectic pair of multi-instrumentalists create original, experimental genre-fluid music that defies classification. Making their debut on SoundCloud earlier this year with a self-titled two-track EP, the group introduced a sound that pulls inspiration from a broad spectrum of musical influences from Rock to Big Band.

“Blessed Elon” is the first track from the Court of Colfax EP. The track is a near-future, dystopian dark fantasy that blends classic Funk, Rock and modern Electronic music into a wildly creative new sound. In a story that harkens back to Science Fiction classics like ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ ‘Terminator’ and ‘Frankenstein,’ the song tells the story of an insane Artificial Intelligence that fools and foils the plans of its famous billionaire builder.

Blessed Elon is a song about a rogue AI that tricks Elon Musk into building it a body so that it may save his terminally ill girlfriend, at which point it rebuilds her into a nightmare Frankenstein of flesh and machine.

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Musically the track rides on a downtempo groove that incorporates elements of Funk, Alt-Pop and Industrial. Syncopated hi-hats meet ambient synths and the low funky rumble of an analog bass guitar. Meanwhile, the ΓΌber-processed robotic voice of the AI carries on a one-sided conversation with Mr. Musk. It is a wild sound. If George Clinton (P-Funk), Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo) and Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) were to collaborate on a song, I might sound something like “Blessed Elon.”

Check out “Blessed Elon” below. Follow the links below the audio to connect with the band. Get on their profiles and get in the loop on all of the music to come from the exciting new musical experiment known as Courts of Colfax.


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