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~ Launched in 2020 ~
Astralharmonic was founded by,
8bliss (Infinite Bliss) and his spirit fam'.

Personal IG: @8bliss
fb: Brad 8bliss James

“The musical diversity on this album is highly impressive. A place where real-life action transcends into thoughts and images, nothing less than existential matters, expertly arranged.”

“8bliss music titillates the soul. A revolutionary style that pushes the boundaries of typical Hip Hop to set a standard of what is destined to greatness. Deep lyrics that float on beats that twitter the eardrum, entice the mind, and calm the heart.”

“I feel like nothing I can say about his album will truly do it justice. Hip-Hop, spoken word, poetry, philosophy, spirituality, life. I'm stricken by the openness and honesty. Auditory artwork.”

Who is 8bliss?

Born Bradley James Erlandson, 8bliss is a Beatmaker & Spoken Word Artist. Retired 90's Skateboarder. Father of Autistic son and LGBTQ teen. Metro Detroit born & raised. San Francisco & New York cultivated.  

Genres: instrumental downtempo, hip hop, retro electro, beat scene, spoken word, performance poetry

8bliss Artist Collaborations: 

ABF (Abstract Butta Fingas)
* Zypher Unlabel - Los Angeles, CA

Lords of the Underground (90's Platinum)
* Afluent Records - New York, NY

Nemo & Baracudda
 * Wu Tang Clan / Killer Bees - Paris, France

Kruze - Underground Cartel  
 * New Dawn Records - UK

DJ Bless aka: Sutter Kain 
* Never So Deep Records, SC

Wayne Folk
* Metra Records – NYC

Dj eXacto - San Francisco, CA
DJ Kam-r - France 
Johnny Bass - Sweden
Adamatic - Hoboken, NJ 
Big Lo - Tallahassee, FL

Jemille Ali - Detroit, MI
Sam Be Yourself - Detroit, MI
La Peace - Detroit, MI 
Todd Modes - Detroit, MI
Planet Pluto - Detroit, MI
Lordru - Detroit, MI

8bliss Solo Releases: 

2020 - "Sol"
* Digital & Streaming 

2020 - "RONA V 2020"
* Digital

2018 - "One Foot in the Boot"
* More Beats Less Sleep
* Dual Cassette Tape & Digital 

2012 - "Beat Basket: 1st Born"
* Limited CD 

2009 - “The 8th Element”
* Limited CD 

2006 - “A Dragon's Tale”
* Limited CD 

2002 - “A Train of Events”
* Omnipresent Records - SF, CA
* 1,000 Retail CDs / TRC Distribution

8bliss Collaboration Discography:

2020 - Single: "Bless Up", Label: Zypher Unlabel (Los Angeles, CA) - Digital

2019 - Song: "Only Tree", Album: "Skunky Bumps", Label: More Beats Less Sleep - Digital

2019 - Instrumental: "5th Demension", Album: "Out of Focus II",  Label:  More Beats Less Sleep - Digital

2018 - Instrumental: "Inner space", Album: "Out of Focus", Label: More Beats Less Sleep - Digital

2011 - Instrumental: “Summer Snowflake”, Album: “Detroit Hustles Harder Vol.2”, Label: Aptemal (Detroit, MI) - CD

2005 - Song: “80 Percent”, Album: “West Coast Style” by, DJ Kam-r, Label:  123 Music Center Records (France) - CD

2005 - Song: “I wish I could Love you”, Album: “Traveling Music for Flying Night Creatures” by, Johnny Bass , Label: Solid Senders (Sweden) - CD

2005 - Song: “Homeward Bound”, Album: “Man of Many Faces” by, Wayne Folk , Label: Metra Records (New York) - Vinyl 12"

2003 - Song: “Seconds Out”, EP: “Dropzone EP” by, Underground Cartel, Label: New Dawn Records (UK) - Vinyl 12"

8bliss Additional Accolades:

2012 - Remixed “Say Yea” by, Lord Jazz (Lords of the Underground) for Premium Records (Paris, France)

2006 - Became one of the first "Lord Gang" members. Toured Europe with 90's Platinum "Lords of the Underground". Shot & edited a Documentary on the group titled, “Still LOTUG”. Performed and recorded with international artists along the way.

2006 - Instrumental "The One" was placed on MTV - "Making of the Band", episode "Ms. Ledyard Fair".

2004 - Nominated for UK "UMA" Underground Music Award for “Best Collaboration” for "The Drop Zone EP", 12" Vinyl - New Dawn Records, UK.

2001 - Tied for 1st place at the Oakland, CA Poetry Slam



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