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Miles Mosley describes the songs that shaped his debut album - UPRISING / Artist Direct interview

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Miles Mosley's debut album Uprising was released in April via Verve records. The collection confirmed what close-watching music fans have known all along, the producer, composer and songwriter was ready to step out into the light. Having worked with everyone from Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Lauryn Hill and Gnarls Barkley fans wanted to hear what Mosley could accomplish out on his own.

With his double bass in hand Mosley created an album that took the formative sounds of his historic influences and twisted them with modern sounds and contemporary themes  the results were fresh and challenging – they demanded to be played, and were easy to share.

ARTISTdirect caught up with Miles to ask about his influences, and to gain a little insight into the sounds that shaped his approach to craft. Here's what he said…