Alter Heart is the solo project of Rochester native, Cody Slingerland. Cody wanted to create something that was unique and blended his favorite genres of music together that included hip hop, pop, rock, and electronic music. The resulting project, Alter Heart, is set to release a debut album on July 7th, 2016 that features five full-length songs and two instrumental tracks. It’s a blend of rock to metal drums, electronic synths, and pop and hip hop style vocals.
Every piece of music on each of the tracks was written by Cody himself including the instrumentals (guitar, drums, keys, synths, etc.), lyrics, melodies, composition, and production. However, the full-length tracks on the album, each feature a different vocalist that helped Cody bring the lyrics and melodies he wrote for each song to life. These vocalists include Trent Park, Lonna Marie, Addie Nicole, Cail Baroni, and Rashon Medlock. Their accolades range from Finalist on The Voice Australia to lead singer of the band, Halocene, whose videos on YouTube have racked up over 1.5 million views. “Not Real” (feat. Rashon Medlock) is the first track off the new album, which you can listen to here.