Here are a couple of tracks that are all about finding that pocket in a non-obvious way.
The first is organic soul music from D’Angelo and the Vanguards’ Black Messiah, recorded by musicians in the same place at the same time, all onto analog tape (you may remember an earlier post from these guys).
The second is manufactured with bleeps and blorps from the genius mind of Aphex Twin on his latest album Syro. For a deeply layered and satisfying listening experience, I can’t recommend either of these albums highly enough. Both go deeper and deeper, and both understand the importance of that pocket…