Figure Drops New Album “The Asylum” Just In Time For Halloween [Interview]
With Halloween simply across the nook we acquired the chance to attach with one our favourite horror hounds, Figure. For the previous decade he has had a large profession touring the globe together with his distinctive combine drumstep, dubstep, and freaky synths, scares, and samples – a profession that has discovered him collaborating with Universal's Hollywood Horror Night's for happening SEVEN years now. He's additionally had a track in Season 11 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and a launch on Skrillex file label OWSLA.
Now that October is right here, Figure simply dropped one other installment below his Monsters umbrella this previous Friday, October 12th. Titled The Asylum, the album is a 13 observe creep present that includes the likes Dack Janiels and Hatch, and replete with some the scariest samples and sounds we have heard in fairly a while. Figure will remember to preserve you in your toes with this new launch as Halloween creeps nearer.
Check out our interview under and tell us what you suppose the album within the feedback!
How did you give you the idea for the album? The Asylum, Patient 138 and Doctor Death. There are so many potential references, however what tales, motion pictures, or actual life cases impressed this album?
For the previous .. nearly 10 months I’ve been watching each film and studying about Asylums, medical doctors gone flawed, previous methods surgical procedure I might discover. I even acquired to remain in an previous Asylum (that has been on all these Ghost searching exhibits) alone, for three days. It was extraordinarily heavy and one thing you'll be able to’t get from simply studying and watching about it.
You have quite a bit reoccurring collabs throughout your Monster's albums. How did these come about? Anyone, you significantly like working with? Anyone you'd wish to collab with sooner or later?
I collab with whoever I’m mates with on the time, or perhaps when somebody sending me a draft an concept that I like and what to work on.
What is your favourite observe on the file?
That must be between Shock Therapy and Lobotomy.
Having created so many horror primarily based songs and creations – what have you ever discovered about what it takes to make a observe really creepy, or scary? Any sources you've got leaned on within the making these albums?
Well, it’s about making a story, scene, and the surroundings. There is a distinction somebody tossing a vocal pattern that claims one thing creepy, and making a creepy vibe from the get-go. It’s in regards to the intro as a lot as it's in regards to the drop.
You're now on the ninth launch a Monsters file – what do you see as the longer term the collection? Do you intend to proceed it? What are you doing to maintain the collection from turning into stale?
Well, that is and isn’t Monsters. Monsters is a collection themed songs. The Asylum is an idea album throughout the Monsters collection if that is sensible, an audio film in methods. I all the time attempt new issues and attempt to keep out the present field what’s happening within the scene. I believe that's one thing that retains it from getting stale and never repetitive.
How has your collaboration with Universal's Hollywood Horror Nights been going? Have folks been receptive to your music? Is that collaboration ongoing – if not what did you study from it?
It’s such a enjoyable mission to work on. It’s been about 7 years now and yearly is as easy because the final if no more. We are like minded so we each know what to ask from one another. Sometimes they use my older music across the park, whereas on the identical time I'll make them customized issues for sure areas or straight up full dubstep tracks which can be just for them and you'll solely hear within the park.
Do you have got any future tasks you'll be able to speak about?
I’m on tour with Megalodon proper now, the BloodBath tour. It’s been so enjoyable up to now!
A enjoyable one – what's your favourite scary film villain all time?
That's a tricky one. Modern movie-wise, I might say Death Head and Sex head from 31. Classic sensible, I’d say Creature the Black Lagoon