It seems 2009 is settin’ up to be a big year for Los Angeles playboy the Gray Kid.
As a prelude to the release of a new EP — the cleverly titled Free Music!!! — on Feb. 10, the Kid is offering the single Soothsayer as a free download along with a companion video. But there’s more where that comes from.
This from the Kid himself:
On February 10th graykid.com transforms into a digital jukebox box set where everything Ive made since 2001 (including rock band records I produced or mixed in DC) is available for free. Along with FREE MUSIC!!! two other new EPs (3-Sides and LMNOP-Sides) will be available with new tunes on them.
If you do nothing else, at least download Soothsayer, a jam that’s floated around his MySpace for a little while. (OK, well, you probably should download his full-length … 5, 6, 7, 8 when it becomes available, too.) But if you’re looking for one-stop shopping for what the Gray Kid is about, Soothsayer shows how easily he can maneuver between rapping and singing verses. And that’s to say nothing of his usual air-tight production.
He’s made a name as a one-man show, but be on the look out for his group venture, Spirit Animal, too.