Brett’s Sound Picks: Nosaj Thing’s “Medic”

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Nosaj Thing’s “Medic” is two minutes of a falling four note melody that catches you off guard melo-harmonically and rhythmically–a low register becomes a higher one, a quarter note becomes a quarter note triplet, a slow tempo is revealed as a fast 4/4–reminding you of music’s power to surprise. Here is an excerpt:

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