Ashtrophysics: The EP

by Ashtronomic

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Hip-Hop as most people believe, is composed of sub-genres. These various sub-genres in reality are actually different dimensions, ruled by physical manifestations of pure sound. Two of these realms, The World of Golden Age Hip-Hop: Asgard, and The shadowy hellish realm of raw Underground Hip Hop: Tartarus, once co-existed peacefully. Yet now they are engaged in eternal war, fuelled by the rulers of these dimensions, two entities arising from the mind and soul of one, Ashton James Brown.

The mighty champion of Asgard: Ashtronomic is the slightly more dominant personality, conscious and just. He is opposed by Ashterisk the Beat Reaper; the sociopathic, malevolent, comic book reading homicidal ruler of Tartarus. Ashtronomic details the thoughts and innermost feelings of Ashton, where as Ashterisk the Beat Reaper opposes Ashtronomic’s efforts by revealing the darker elements of Ashton’s subconscious and labels Ashtronomic as worthless and weak. This is the musical tale of their war, the end of which is still to be decided….


released September 21, 2012

Recorded, mixed and mastered by J.J. Hunte
All songs written by A.J. Brown, with the exception of:

Track 4 (A.J. Brown, E Ewonwu and J.J. Hunte)
Track 7 (A.J. Brown and E Ewonwu)
Track 9 (A.J. Brown and D Urquhart)
Track 11 (A.J. Brown and L Alexander)

Voice clips taken from Transformers and Beast Wars property of Hasbro and edited by Ashterisk the Beat Reaper

This project is not for profit

Tartarus Industries™ 2012. All rights reserved.



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Tartarus Industries UK

Tartarus Industries is a new digital record label founded by Ashton James Brown (aka Ashtronomic aka Ashterisk the Beat Reaper), and based in London, England. It aims to showcase the music of young, up and coming UK emcees and to give them a voice in the scene. The label sonically tends to gravitate towards raw underground and golden age boom bap Hip Hop. ... more

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