1. Earth Rot is visionary composer/arranger/producer David Axelrod's third album, and the last of his Capitol trilogy. Recorded as a concept album about the decrepit state of the environment in Los Angeles, and scheduled for release on the first Earth Day, it features choral vocals and marks a departure for Axelrod's signature sound, which would take on a jazzier feel in the s.4/5(5).
  2. Earth Rot is visionary composer/arranger/producer David Axelrod’s third album, and the last of his Capitol trilogy. Recorded as a concept album about the decrepit state of the environment in Los Angeles, and scheduled for release on the first Earth Day, it features choral vocals and marks a departure for Axelrod’s.
  3. Jul 26,  · Like so many of his albums, David Axelrod’s LP Earth Rot has a special place in sampling history. Cuts from the record have been worked into beats for artists like Mos Def, Mac Miller (R.I.P.) and Quasimoto. This is unsurprising - Axelrod’s chintzy, baroque orchestrations are absolute catnip for hip-hop producers.

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