Tag: heath mcnease

April 23, 2019

Reading is Listening and Listening is Reading

I’ve enjoyed listening to music much longer than I’ve enjoyed reading books. Reading has only been an interest of mine for the past five years, especially subjects like philosophy, religion, and sociology. What I’ve found through reading books, though, is that it complements listening to music. The relation between books and music in terms of their content, especially lyrically, is undeniable. Even musically, there seems to be room for reading to influence listening, with pictures derived from words being transformed into pictures derived from sound. We end up with snapshots of the sublime and we meditate on them time and time again.… Continued →

March 9, 2019

REVIEW : Heath McNease - Be Clean Again

Be Clean Again feels like a Sunday. The weather is somber, you’re feeling introspective, and everything just seems rather slow. Very little of Heath McNease’s latest effort (save for “Believe”) could be deemed upbeat from a musical or lyrical standpoint. This album is 54 minutes of slow hip-hop meets folk, never lacking in sincerity or seriousness. While McNease is most proficient at handling this task – being the guitar playing and singing, yet thought provoking rapper, that he is – Be Clean Again made my eyes (and heart) feel a shade heavy.… Continued →

December 29, 2018

October 30, 2017

April 27, 2017

March 29, 2017

Heath McNease x Keyes - Rapper

Heath McNease has released a video for his new song “Rapper” featuring Keyes (otherwise known as Heir Jordan). The press release reads: “In the lead up to his new EP featuring Propaganda, J Givens, Derek Minor and more, Heath McNease partnered with Keyes (aka Heir Jordan) to drop a loosie that takes a satirical look at what it is to be a rapper Over a gritty beat from producer Wonderlust, both rappers dole out stern warnings about the dangers of getting to know an emcee. The video was shot and directed by Heath, Jordan and Chris Pochiba.”… Continued →

April 29, 2014

May 20, 2013

Heath McNease - Calls That Never Come

Heath McNease, equal parts rapper and indie folk singer, has a new music video from his Losing Daylight EP. You can watch his simple but brilliant video for "Calls That Never Come" below.

February 19, 2013

October 12, 2012

August 23, 2012

INTERVIEW : Heath McNease

Having already put out at least two albums in the last 12 months, I chatted with Heath McNease about his newest new album "The Weight of Glory: Songs inspired by the Works of C. S. Lewis."