Update: While you may have noticed Sweet Tea is no longer available on iTunes & Spotify, you can still stream your favorite soulful jams over on SoundCloud! Pour up!
The new album from Arson Optics, Sweet Tea, is now on iTunes and fine digital stores everywhere! Sweet Tea is an instrumental odyssey through the warm, summer vibes of Jazz, Funk & Soul. Arson combines his original compositions with his world renown, hard hitting Hip Hop production to make a one of a kind sound. Perfect for pool parties, BBQs and cruising with the top down!
Arson and Mirage leave no time to waste and form as Soul Odyssey to drop a gem for 2016. Features a rare, new Arson Op verse. "The Signs" is a gritty and ominous portrait of the day, brightened with some colorful word play and Rhodes chords. AO on the beat.
Mirage512 just dropped a powerful new track from his Amelioration collection. The Arson Optics-produced "My People" puts Mirage on the frontline of the march; speaking on police brutality, oppression and his love for the people. Perfect record for these days and times.
Hard to believe it's already time for the Holidaze again. Hope you've had a prosperous year. Arson's dropped off your gift a little early this year to help get you in the spirit. The next release off the Sweet Tea album is "Love", a jazzy little number that's guaranteed to liven up the mood at any holiday function. Download here. Happy Holidays from Word Power Life!
Get a glass and some ice, "Lady Bug" is the first release from the newly announced instrumental album, Sweet Tea. We find Arson at his most inspired; blending Jazz, Funk and Soul elements with his slapping Hip Hop production to create a new sound. Music to live to. Download for only $1!
2015 is about to get off to a very special start, as Arson announces the surprise release of his first-ever instrumental album, Indica. Featuring 10 brand new tracks of dusty samples and chopped breakbeats, AO takes you on an interstellar journey to Indica. To make things better, you can download or stream the album for free! So roll one up, pour up a glass, kick back and let Indica burn. Hit the jump for track listing and back cover.
Comprised of members Mirage 512 and Side Effect, The Undergrind has been touring, releasing videos and new music at a consistent pace. Their latest offering is the Arson Optics-produced lead single off their upcoming album, The Uncomparable. Check out the music video for an A-Op cameo.
The Word Power Life clique (AO & Zen) link up with Mirage on the latest installment from the upcoming Honor Amongst Thieves project. KaiZen laces a hypnotic and catchy hook over Arson's futuristic beat. Listen to some of ATX's finest get some things off their chest after "Blowin Sweets" . . .
Something special always happens when Bavu Blakes and Arson Optics connect. This round is no exception. A new genre has been born, and we're proud to present the theme song to your summer, "Summer Saturday Songs". AO provides the soulful backdrop, and Bavu laces the track with lyrical imagery of his Summer.