Henry Canyons – Cool Side Of The Pillow – OUT NOW!

Backwoodz Studioz is excited to release our first album with long time Backwoodz collaborator, Henry Canyons.

Backwoodz Studioz is proud to release Henry Canyons‘ first full-length LP exclusively under the Backwoodz umbrella. Released on April 13, The Cool Side of the Pillow is entirely produced by Henry’s longtime collaborator, Bones, with guest features from billy woods and Homeboy Sandman. It’s a project that finds Henry putting his effortless flows to the test over Bones’ rangy production, flipping new styles with every change up and beat switch.

This album is tailor-made for vinyl, where each side of the proverbial pillow has it’s own distinct vibe…

 

SIDE A:

  1.  Poison Into Medicine Intro
  2.  The Cool Side (feat. Zoe Rose Palladino)
  3.  I’m On It
  4.  Wanna Be Myself (Interlude)
  5.  Goodnight Moon
  6.  Easy Come, Easy Go
  7.  Special Blend (feat. Homeboy Sandman & Zoe Rose Palladino)

 

SIDE B:

  1. It Don’t Mean A Thing (feat. billy woods)
  2. Quiet Tongues
  3. Not Today
  4. Innate Communication (feat. Googie)
  5. To The Dreamers

The album artwork is by Quetzilla who creates a nice vibe for Cool Side, with art that blends nicely with the blue marbled vinyl: clean, laid back, suggestive and clear at the same time. The limited edition vinyl features a custom blue marble colored vinyl in a a 12″ jacket with artwork. Also available are 50 album collector t-shirts! Available now directly from Backwoodz! Traffic Distribution can be contacted for wholesale inquiries.

Please be aware that we are pressing only 300 limited-edition copies of this release. Henry’s only previous short run vinyl for Canyonland [Jakarta] sold out very quickly, so keep that in mind with these pre-orders.

PREMIERE: Henry Canyons La Côte West EP & Documentary

La Côte West EP by Henry Canyons

La Côte West is Henry Canyons’ first official release since 2015’s Canyonland. Inspired by his experiences during the BoiSakré artist residency in Biarritz, France, La Côte West is an unusual project that reflects Henry’s unique vision. The regional landscapes and mood of Biarritz ( a small coastal surf town in the Southwest of France) leave their imprint all over this six song EP.  Working with a different producer for each song, his efforts tie disparate sounds and lyrical vignettes into a stirring reflection of his two months in country.

Fire This Time National Tour

billy woods, PremRock, Mo Niklz & Henry Canyons hit the road to perform at a venue near you!

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Next week billy woods hits the road for his first national tour, accompanief by fellow Backwoodz Studioz artist Henry Canyons, DJ Mo Niklz and frequent Willie Green collaborator PremRock. The tour kicks off September 22nd in New York City. If you havent copped the stunning Today, I Wrote Nothing vinyl yet, catch woods live and you can get a signed copy from the man himself. Not every artist is playing every show, so check local listings.

Henry Canyons “C’est La Vie” VIDEO

Check out the new Henry Canyons video for “C’est La Vie” !!

“If you listened to the billy woods flash anthology ‪#‎TodayIWroteNothing‬ and were left questioning, among other things, who was the guy with the baritone voice on “Bicycles” and “Poor Company,” Canyonland is the best place to find your answer. For starters, it’s Henry Canyons, “a half-French Jewish Brooklynite transplanted to Los Angeles.” As you might’ve guessed from the aforementioned cameos, Canyons isn’t all tone and no substance; he has a story to tell and does so with the nomadic perspective and earned effortlessness of a true troubadour. And if some lingering influence of Capitalism and Schizophrenia should rear its zany head, so it goes. That’s life. “C’est la vie,” dun.” – Tiny Mix Tapes

Watch Henry Canyons’ Video For “Offshoots” & Download New Album

Premiered by Potholes In My Blog this morning, Backwoodz Studioz is excited to welcome Henry Canyons to the team & announce the release of his debut; One Thousand Plateaus!!

“Offshoots” is the first single from Backwoodz Studioz artist Henry Canyons’ new free EP, One Thousand Plateaus. Produced by Boom Baptist, this video is a first look at an exciting new addition to the Backwoodz roster. Download his EP here, it features additional production by Backwoodz standouts Willie Green and Essex Dogs, as well as a billy woods guest feature! Check it out now…

Over the course of five tracks, the Brooklyn-bred, LA based MC lays out his unique artistic vision on One Thousand Plateaus. Effortlessly melodic flows and witty wordplay find purchase over a lush soundscape provided by BoomBaptist, Willie Green and Essex Dogs; Canyons work here is at once stylish and cerebral. Describing his thought process on the EP, Henry Canyons said “One Thousand Plateaus is not a narrative or anecdotal piece.  Yes, there are stories inside the songs, but overall it acts as a display of a current state of affairs, at least how I see them.  Inspired by Deleuze and Guattari’s book of sociological theory under the same title, the EP is my interpretation of their writings on social structure; particularly that of the rhizome.  Difficult to pinpoint and directly define, the rhizome is a free flowing network of beings and systems that move fluidly through time and space completely free of hierarchy.  Everything is an expression of multiplicity, the constant flow of desire, momentum, ebb and flow.  Because of the perpetual motion and lack of hierarchical structure, there is no order or formula to how one must exist or consume.” Check out the EP now…