General Magnetic is a talented group hailing from Torrance California, & consisting of Cursor, Menu 8, Sweet 1, and Mike Mac. General Magnetic’s music is fun, creative, catchy, and contagious. General Magnetic delivers fans to a whole new world of music that is felt deep inside the soul. The production contributions from Cursor, and Menu 8 complement the lyrics extremely well, dazzling fans continuously. “Salta Prima di Inacidire”, latin for “Leap Before You Spoil”, is hip hop music at its most creative, and funniest plateau. General Magnetic is a group fans need to tune into to avoid disappointments. General Magnetic is the type of group that connects to fans, embracing them with music that easily appeases.
On an underground level comparisons can be drawn between General Magnetic & Lexicon. General Magnetic’s music is extremely fun natured, appeasing, and entertaining. Their lyrics are well written, witty, and captivating. Their words are funny, and equally as thought provoking. Their articulation on the microphone is everything but dull, and boring. General Magnetic is a group that knows how to move a crowd. The music featured on “Salta Prima di Inacidire” is extremely tight in production & beats, lyrics, and sound quality. There are no dips in the music; all songs on the album are equally as impressive as the next. The album is loop worthy for continuous listening; there are no weak introductions, or interludes to break up the music. To a fans delight, there is nothing but full length music featured.
The most notable songs featured on the album included “The Way We Sway”, “Seeds On Your Brain”, “Peace And I’m Out”, and “The Richest Man Alive” which is the best song on the entire album. The least notable track featured is “Bong Hits”, not because it’s a bad song, but because it’s a nose hair behind the rest in terms of appeal. All of the songs are entertaining, and definitely worth repeated listening. “Quick Cash” is a unique & very long song, ending the album with some creative sounds that interlock with a cinematic feel. A type of song like “Quick Cash” is an interesting way to end an album.
The album is eight songs in length, approximately thirty two minutes long. Although the music that is featured is real tight, fans are left craving more; unsatisfied at the quantity of the buffet. The album cover is lackluster in terms of information about the artists, and their music. Fans love to read information in the jacket about the artists, and their music almost as much as they love to listen to the music. The visuals on the cover are well put together, but fans don’t get a good feel for who General Magnetic is as a group. It’s always nice to design a cover around an artist, or group, with photos, as that is another element that allows fans to connect with the people they are listen to, and their music. It’s all about the connection, and identification. The cover art is done by Jamie Oksas.
The production is incredible throughout the album. Not one song features a bad beat; all the beats are real hot. The sound quality is top notch; there are no disappointments with the sound. The Vocal contributions are very impressive. Some critics may critique the group’s vocal delivery, which does give an inch at times, but at the same time gains a mile in creativity, intensity, and their entertainment level. It’s not easy to think of a more entertaining, or creative group. The rhymes are well written, and well formed in all the songs featured on this impressive buffet of raw talent – “Salta Prima di Inacidire”.
Overall “Salta Prima di Inacidire” is a great album that fans will love on first listen. General Magnetic is making a lot of noise with their music. General Magnetic is extremely talented, and definitely deserving of full attention, and listening. This album is mandatory listening – don’t sleep & miss out.
1. The Way We Sway
2. Beautiful Days
3. Seeds On Your Brain
4. Peace And I’m Out
5. Carribean Skins
6. Bong Hits
7. The Richest Man Alive
8. Quick Ca$H