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"Speakers in Black Holes" is the colorful culmination of tracks manifested within the solar hotbox that was the Summer of 2010. After months of continuous shows, growth and evolution, these tracks were recorded and produced in Richmond, VA with the assistance of Josh Scolaro and embody the hybrid sounds of what Photosynthesizers call "Tronic Soulschool Hip Hop". This EP is simply an introduction to the band's extra-categorical sounds with more audio movements to follow. Stay tuned...


released October 16, 2010

Barcodez - Vocals
Samsun - Vocals
J Bryant - Guitar
Wade - Keys
Mikemetic- Bass
Dr. Data - Synthz, Turntables
Nick - Drums

Produced by PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS and Josh Scolaro

All original design and graphics by Mikemetic for AudioMassTransit, LLC



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PhotoSynthesizers Richmond

PhotoSynthesizers by definition are any organisms that use light to cultivate energy. We've embodied that definition and have become “the light in sound”. We create an energy that is undeniable by using natural and industrial components to foster a visual and auditory experience that is both unique and powerful.
Rooted in Rock, Hip-Hop, Soul, R&B and Pop sounds.
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Track Name: 2012 ASTROBELTS
This spitting from penciling
Poetic dichtom(y)
Musical composition is like an herbal physician
Botanical prescriptions for healing
The indigo bio-metrical laser for medical lenses
Chiropractic Cataract Vision into high definition
We're on the brink of extinction the conflict catalyst flu experiments
Will intelligence end the tale in apocalypse?
Self ordain Solomon with a GOD-complex in this earth that spin
But a man who makes trouble within His home shall inherit the wind

We gonna rock you like Astrobelts
Cause your universe to collapse on itself
This is something that you never have felt
Like the coming of 2012
Like ahh ooh
This vinyl's Astro
12 inch round turntables
This vinyl’s Astro

It's like we are Cain dwelling in the land of Nod
Ear lopes probed with electric rods
In Bio nary pods to charge this Microsoft Wizard of OZ
Adams (Atoms) that shuttle jog from the analogue voice of GOD
Eating apples from tree of gigabytes(bites) in the garden of Macintosh
This 1984 big brethren pharmaceutical gel tans
3 meals in a pill Jetsons from Jefferson
We swing to evolve through Darwin's monkey bars
But its evident it's death of the Homo
Birth of the Robo-sapien surrogates
Track Name: 2013 STANDING O(VATION)
To all my obstacles That made this official
This is a Standing O, encores and bravos
For Critical Editorials shitting on the flow
You haters strike a pose you made this Photo

Strap my kids on my back pen and pad in my lap black woman elevated truly favored in my worst times
Even though I write rhymes in social service lines my struggle feeds the message to enlighten souls and minds
Tough times are necessary when goals are legendary cant believe that this is all in vain
Loss gain one in the same and love and pain is whole I’d rather brave the rain then to lose my soul
Work when I can and go to school late
Gotta be present in my home and in my heart but in my heart theres still this part
That keeps on playing the music So everyday I sing a song to the fire cause it only made me strong
They said I couldnt do it til they saw me rock a stage soul stirring pregnant belly nothing to it
I pursue it just because its life its my kids its my man its right its mysoul its my plan the Truth

For my hand shakes like earthquakes turbulence pacing nervousness
Forgot my verse verbalist like memories of herbalist
Mic stage fright nail bite manicure services heckles riffle from grassy knolls of the crowd disturbances
Assassinate hopes murder she wrote before I spoke lumps like oats
Poked and soaked the throat I'm left like artichokes
Clear the gun smoke of the folks I'm left the art of choke
Like Chuck Palahniukh dinner chokes without the Heimlich hoax
Larcenist and plagiarist finger prints on my manuscripts sling shot the catalyst drop the flight of Icarus
Mind minimalist miming mentalist blind oblivious
To their dummy spine's ventriloquist shit on the rhyme riddlist
Promoters bailed renege leaving bread trails retail the tix at wholesale then trick us like we're hoes for sale
Carousel spin gazelles in fine printed veils spelled in braille can't be read or scaled under the finger nail
The Intel details parallel to taking Ls we still prevail para sail Rock the Bells then Cochell(a)

Round of applause for the inspired writer Blocks that conspire to silence my Jeremiahs
For jobs I was fired straddle the fence in dire consequence for hire or call these clocks sire
PA systems signal the ear with astigmatisms the crowd couldn't hear him thought the show was instrumental
Adjust the signal came back and killed'em left the victims
Chopped up with lyricism as if Dexter had did them

Big ups to hateration thanks to feeling complacent without these things Id never know what it is to be patient
Was told just play your roll was bamboozled and pigeon holed to neo soul keep it under control
I never stopped believing im stepping in my season Ive known my reason since a child plant the seed in my child
Pick up my pen begin a revelution Soak the photo in solution and suddenly we appear not afraid of the exposure
Free radical atmosphere Critical view on the flow you haters strike a pose Standing O
Track Name: 2014 CRUSH
Beneath the halogen electrics phosphorescent incandescence and fluorescent
Coronas glow angelic halo crescent Magnetic aesthetics syringe poetic injected
You tranquilize my ear's perspective like an anesthetic
In this labyrinth dissected by the epic where the entrance is the exit
Radius the ray in us that's geometric Ciphers that we connected to drum lines isometric
In the sand of brain glands mandalas of the etch-a-sketches
Your vocal box phonetics elevate the mental building blocks to the ceiling crevasse
Like a bad game of Tetris When I first started to check it I couldn't find the nouns in verbs
Sounds in words ground in nerves to Gettysburg Address it I use to watch the noisettes
Cut the noise in sets Battle Adam’s apples fencing bayonettes of breath and text through dialects
Like Montagues and Capulets over this Juliet pose the pros in pirouettes
Froze flows of laureates in silhouettes I've seen niggaz cup you disrespect you looking puzzled
Why the speech of their piece release muffled like they was muzzled From wire to wireless
My lips kiss you like honey suckles From dents to condensers we're a couple I always loved you
Females in the past could never grasp why they thick like blackberry molass(es)
From their thighs calves and ass But under cherry moon Its you my grasp wanted to grab
But when it came to sex or sets I bust this vocab.

I had this crush on this mic Since the first light that you entered to my sight
Since the first night that you enter into my life
Since the verse you recite centered under those spectra bright
Convinced my search there’s no other like love at first sight
I had this crush

I had a crush too
We're meant to be Love eternally The vessel for my souls release Dont ever leave me

I'll talk sweet to you I'll go hard for you baby Sing you a melody Don't ever leave me
This flower's in bloom for you I will sing you every song honey A pretty melody Don't ever leave me
You let me be the sun to your moon You reflect my every frequency Sing you a melody Baby don't ever leave me
You turn me up baby And you cool me down honey Sing you a melody
Please don't ever leave me
Track Name: 2015 BOOMBAPTISM
Make the feet Tap
Make the fingers snap
Hand clap Reacts
Snap The neck front to back
The Boombaptism
Baptism of Booming system
Orchestra of water
submerge in rhythm to heal'em

Ima take you down and dip you in the water
In case you didnt know
This is the Photo order
Sick live instrumentation
Baptized in a heavy sensation
The rhythm hits
Got you slayne in the lyrics
Boom bapped on your brain,
Woulda thought you caught the spirit
Now we got you feeling
Free from manotany
Tronic soul
hip hop,
bionic botany
This music is my body
I invite you to take a ride with me
Make you fingers snap tap
Make you move your feet
Make you sing a hymn in the streets
to Photo beats
I recognized the soul connection
To resurrection
Rise, youve been sprinkled in the water
Music that could never be denied

Yeah, let's take' them to the water y'all
I just wanna take you down
Take a dip in the water
I just wanna take you down
I just wanna be closer to you
So close

Yo! spit sporadic Iactric
Emphatic Ecclesiastics
Re-invent the wheel like Serato
Now spin it backwards
Chromatic Scratches
Sculpt the midnight waxes
Boombastic John the Baptist
Water evangelist
Miracle mantic
Hip holy commandments
Scribble Syllable Vandelist
Chisel Stone tablet tangents
Burn idolatry
Prophesy Into ashes
Opera Of Sumatra
Flood a crowd into Atlantis
Sun is Harriet, Codez is Moses
Exodus areas
Photo the underground railroad
Drown horses and chariots
Minster The Scripture
Pulpit Of lit Various
The mosaic Hebraic
Algebraic Passages
Convert non-believers
To the speaker's Synth sermon
Verse display
Hyper-extend the vertebrae
To exertion Dip you in this ministry
O.B.E. Church Service
Surface the water beads
Fall to mustard seeds Immersion