SYNTH: Juicebox, 'Brian Wilson'

Each week, staff from CBC Music, Radio 2, 3 and CBC regions across the country collect songs they just can't get out of their heads [Songs You Need to Hear—SYNTH], and make a case for why you should listen, too. Press play below and discover new songs for your listening list.
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Up-and-coming rapper Juicebox of Ossining, NY showcases his lyrical mastery and flow in this collaboration with producer Wes Wax. “Brian Wilson” is a lot like a guided meditation tape delivered over beautifully produced beats and tastefully mixed Beach Boys samples. This psychedelic, feel-good track is an obvious choice for your spring and summer jams (and is available for a free download on SoundCloud).