Black Taffy

Black Taffy

credit: Olivia Themudo

Black Taffy - Jaguarundi

Black Taffy is a Dallas based composer and performer whose current focus lies in blending ambient music with large bass and percussion. The first born son of Pentecostal music ministers, Donovan grew up witnessing the power music has to induce trance and encourage spiritual awakening. Eventually drawing parallels between christianity, voodoo and the occult, he left the former to immerse himself in the latter. Sometimes performing with a vibraphone and cassette decks, he frequently employs the use of cassette tape loops and other antiquated mediums to create pillowy worlds of wow and flutter.

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Subgenre: Avant / Experimental
From: Dallas, TX