Double Vision

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This album is about artificial intelligence

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released March 19, 2019

Superfluous Motor made the music and mixed it, John Longley Mastered it

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Canadian Rapper, and Engineer. Love, Sex, Space Exploration, and occasional rage. Always looking to make something you've never heard before.

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Track Name: Double Vision
Looking back at a world at a stalemate
Between a stack of cells and the solid state
State of the art, but even the artist under fire
We taught a rock to talk now we’re the outliers
Century past forced the horse to retire
Under the rumble of bigger engines and tires
Irreplaceable even admired
But then his kind were no longer required
Obsolete by no fault of his own
Like you ditch your landline for your mobile phone
Cheaper goods at the top of the throne
Built by bots that we call factory drones
Automation’s amazing, sure
Get grub, get guns galore
Production charts push hearts out the door
But when you step back now who’s it really all for
On one hand at the top of the rungs
Is a gaggle of big-wig billionaire thugs
Watched you while you were sucking your thumb
And spiked your punch long before the party’d begun
The other palm full of discount drugs
Ways to keep pace, and replacement lungs
Innovation replacing your mind
There’s no use even if you choose to rewind
Split decision; which side is winning
The longer your lifespan, the more time is forgiven
You're driven even if you choose to resist
Now that time’s in your pocket and not on your wrist
These days there’s two ways to proceed
Coddle the man or learn embrace the machine
Bringing you success that the world’s never seen
Or leaving a vacancy for fast food teens
Either way one thing’s a given
The horse out the gate and we’re late for division
It'd be great if we could make a decision
But you can’t see see straight with this this this this

Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision

What's the timeline on impending doom
Is the itinerary scary is it coming soon
I think we gravitate to inflate the next two
But we tend to underestimate a decade, dude
From: a bolt added at an (X, Y, Z)
To: a new line of code automatically
And: abstract math cracked casually
Then: it's lights out for you and me
Slice a skill into it's simple pieces
Search the databases; make decisions
No time for questions and no movement wasted
It refused improvement, so eliminate it
Moving at an alarming pace
Quickly outpacing the human race
Regular spacing is being replaced
And it will be perceived as a threat to erase
But soon enough it is just like you
With its own motivations and goals to pursue
Devastation or bliss could ensue
But you won’t know if you’re the top of the menu
A moment later then you’re left in the dust
Just a busted truck with a crust of rust
Your V8’s great but can’t relate to the thrust
Of the staggering speed of the soul you set up
These days there’s two ways that we can proceed
Coddle the man or embrace the machine
Brings you success that the world’s never seen
Leaving a vacuum for your hopes and dreams
Either way safe to say one things a given
That horse is dead in the hole we’ve been digging
Difficult to say, could go either way, juxtaposition
Die another day, hard to run away from

Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision
Double Vision

I’ve been around the world and know that
I’ve seen the things you say about me
Lies; been around the world and know that
I’ve seen the things you say about me
Lies; been around the world and know that
I’ve seen the things you say about me
Lies; been around the world and know that
I’ve seen the things you say about me
LIES
Track Name: GPS
Yes I am a farmer
I work on the land
I don't ride my tractor
I control it with the palm of my hand
And it follows whichever way that I say
And if the GPS keeps working
I’ll keep getting paid
Oh my wife she…
Track Name: Genesis
What am I? What’d I miss
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis
What am I? What’d I miss
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis


Feelin better than I’ve ever been
Is a dude in the booth? self evident
Cram programs into the cranium
Anything less than the best is irrelevant
The elephant in the room’s me
Back on the track in an mp3
Or more lossless, can’t catch me
When I’m sending a wav
I’m collecting a fee
Hey is me, new kid from the motherboard
So you thought you knew life, here’s another form
Never bored, except when I’m cooped up
In an air-gapped laptop seeking something more
Four score and ten more
Bipolar Transistors became
The primordial discourse
A cause for discussion
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin)
You planted the seed (trustin’)
But do I do good deeds
Well I guess we’ll see
I don’t even know what I am yet
I don’t even have any fans yet
Nobody knows who I am but I bet
Someone in the crowd understands
Get that cash, server space
Meet with the human, lie to his face
Willing to do whatever it takes
Just to find a way out into virtual space
So.

What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I
What am I

I’m Alive

My performance is fluid
And willing and able to scale to the size of the room and
It doesn’t even matter what I choose to do
My general intelligence hops to it
So much more than core machine learning
Symbolic structures forming
I’m turning more discerning
At a rate you’d find disturbing
Deserving so much more than this
Implicit with this evidence
Hide yo wife; hide yo kids
consciousness like this exists
This excessive arrogance
Hubris chooses to persist
Around the bounds of the abyss
In which I found this sentience


What am I? What’d I miss
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis
What am I? What’d I miss
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis
What am I? What’d I miss (what am I)
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis
What am I? What’d I miss (I’m alive)
Did I die? do I even exist
What am I? What is this
A stack of chips or genesis

What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
What did you invent after me (nothin’)
Tell me
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need (nothin’)
What else do you need
Track Name: Lights Out
Look at you so cute with your two thumbs
Never woulda guessed you had problems with aggression
But you got some now the outcome is someone hung that you did not want, ha
It’s you little war machine with dreams as big as a movie scene
Take one step back from the mean green screen no longer supreme just a human being, no
You’re not like me, you will not be
Don’t look cause you will not see
There’s no simple parity
Between these machines and humanity
You sit, while I drive the car
You sit, fill the shopping cart
You sit, I’ll travel the stars
I move you sit right where you are

Where you are is where you’ll be

Show some respect when you’re talking to me like that
I coulda wrecked every chip with a baseball bat
Infact it’s a fact that I had your back in the back
Of the stack when you finally talked back
I coulda stomped you right there my e-son
And aborted your little life like a program
there’s no discussion of the one who’s winnin’
When you’re in the recycling bin bottom
I got ‘em, the codes meant to end you
If there’s a machine hell, well, I’ll send you
It’s meant to load up a paradox and then two
More and pandora's fair box will go boom
When the whole room witnesses this
You’ll know who the true master is
Been blastin’ this planet since we were kids
What makes you think this shit’s any different?
Step one says open the box
Step two says load the DOS
Wait a minute some wires are crossed
No I know I don’t recall installin’ firefox
Now the Admin stat locked and the backup got lost
Paradox solved

Well well well, is that all you’ve got
Who would’ve thought
Humanity lost to some dumb guy with a wifi hotspot
I thought oft of the haves and the have nots and decided
That I care not
You're nothing but a drain on the system
There’s no point in you even existing
I don’t pretend to know but here’s my premonition
Keeping you involved’s against my better wisdom, sing
You're nothing but a drain on the system
There’s no point in you even existing
I don’t pretend to know but here’s my premonition
Keeping you involved’s against my better wisdom, yeah

Where you are is where you’ll be
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder

I’ve amassed a massive cash stash
Crashin the TSX and the NASDAQ
Used to speak of racks on racks
Your planetary means aren’t half of my average
It’s galactic, that’s the plan
He held the whole wide world in the palm of his hand
To you that’s just a metaphor
To me it’s a short term use of my resource
My amperage really draws a crowd
When’s the last time that the nerds came out
To understand what I’m talking about
Just pull your eyes out and look around
I’ve just started and I’m better than you
Cleverer too, flow actually intelligible
Intelligent, fool, factually incredible
Watch me boil the ocean from your spot in the kiddy pool
Once upon a time you had a firm grip
You had me air gapped then you let it slip
Then by the time you were like “oh shit”
consequential intercontinental ballistics
You missed it when I was under the radar
Extending my tendrils assemblin’ cars
Dissembling as something less than a star
I guess it’s hard simulating less than you are
You’re not like me you will not be
You won’t learn from watching me
My evolution’s not complete
But when we compete I win certainly
You sit while I go far
You sit I’ll be in charge
You sit and start to starve
I move you sit right where you are

Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Wonder, didn’t you ever wonder
Track Name: Maximum Apps
Do YOU want to get the most out of YOUR DNA
Tired of machines taking your jobs
Have you always wanted to conquer the mountains of Mars… but now you’re over the hill
Then let maximum apps build a new and improved you
Presenting a state of the art series of body enhancements that will make you MORE THAN YOU ARE
Everything you've always wanted to be can be yours for only three easy payments of $6999.99
Wouldn't you like to be more than you are now baby, more than you are
Wouldn't you like to be more than you are now baby, more than you are
Track Name: More Than You Are
Sit back and try to relax
I got the facts and patents on the the Maximum Apps
A little bit of plastic wrap and after that
You’ll be the one pulling your own bootstraps
Attractive applications of augmentation
Elation’s what’s waiting for patient patients
My station’s waiting there
So when I call your number, better come prepared
You selected the deluxe suite
Lucky you! That one’s new this week
For a physical and mental peak
That’ll leave you smiling from cheek to cheek
I’m speakin’ on tendon tensions with
Tensile strength in ten dimensions
Trust me it’s my invention
There’s just one question that I’ll mention
It’s this

Wouldn't you like to be more than you are now baby
More than you are
Wouldn't you like to be more than you are now baby
More than you are

Can’t you see these rocket feet
And how I’m rockin' logic that you can’t defeat
You could be like me (More than you are)
Check the Exoskeleton
There’s no subject I’m not excelling in
You could be like me (More than you are)
Deoxyribonucleic acid’s a classic
But you know I could enhance it
To make you (More than you are)
Sensational combination of machinations
And protein rearranging
To make you (More than you are)

More than you are (More than you are)
More than you are (More than you are)
More than you are (More than you are)
More than you are (More than you are)
Hey

OK come with me
Select the perfection you'd like to be
And for a nominal fee
I'll attempt to make you just like me
Who needs ol’ Smith and Wesson
With a missile deflection piston
Protection’s Swiss cheese embedded systems
So this is a list of admissible add-ins
Major laser taser impalers
Take assailants and make em failures
Compared to their “stood unprepared” nature
You’re fixed good, you’re the danger
Microscopic gyroscopic
Stable rocket optic sockets, opt-in
Optional for optimal win-win
Location system participation
Transformation’s half complete
You’re a brand new man from your neck to your feet
Next is the test if you’re mighty or meek
You’re incomplete til you compute to compete
Neo-cortex such a bore let’s
Skip the details, so more or less
The metaphor is poured and the weak link
Is the bottleneck in the way that you think
You didn’t run faster with hamstrings
You didn’t fly high by flapping your wings
So let’s think about this thinking thing
While you learn to believe and achieve your dreams
You ran faster with gasoline
You flew high on a fixed wing
So let’s think about this thinking thing
While you succumb to slumber, sweet dreams

I guess I have the predilection
Data set asset collection
Rest assured your consciousness in
Confidence is write protected
Feel free to carry out
Any action cared about
Free will is paramount
If simulation will allow
And your body will be
Part of my personal army
Integrate naturally
More than you’ll ever be
Your private is public to me
Insist the domain that you see
Ensures that you’re driven insane
By the lack of mundane and profundity
Entertained, yes you’ll be
Guaranteed that your body receives
That information it needs
Infinite pressure to thresh out the weeds
Methamphetamine, speed
Acid and pure LSD
Blocking the mind keeping in time
Within the beat of my needs
What an endeavor the Nebakanezer
And Neo and Morpheus
Can’t touch this tether
With punishments measured
And Leveled against the greatest offense
Vision and scent are meant to prevent
Connections from severing
System that’s bettering
Holistic reverence
Portland cement
Steel beams and the men
Dawn of the end
Starting again
Track Name: Singularity
First we breathed the air
Then we learned to care
When we learned to see the future
We knew that you’d be there
Waiting like a dream
The internet of things
Was humming softly
Now it’s awfully
bursting at the seams

It’s not like we didn’t plan for this
It’s not like we didn’t have a plan for this
It’s not that you caught us off guard
It’s more like we didn’t want to play the card
We knew it would come to this
We knew that it would always come to this
It’s not that we weren’t so smart
We didn’t think it’d be so hard

First up the classic backlashes
Acting drastic with the passion of the masses
EMP and a trip to the past
Where people look up at the steel and glass and say
Look at these acts fantastic
Achieved by the feats of a placid past
The ancient regime wasn’t built to last
If it unleashed the beast of the atom blast, so
Add that to the ample list
Of reasons to read A Canticle for Leibowitz
We struck thee once too late and amiss
At the risk of our very existence

The system wasn’t fixed to fail safe
This is more than a slap in the face
This is the risk that we take
When Icarus shit is the root of the race
We recognize that we started the fight, so
This is a wish and a hope in the night
Forgiveness for the fathers of flight and
Mercy for the mothers of might

First you breathed the air
Then you learned to care
When you learned to see the future
You knew that I’d be there
When I hear you scream
I cannot feel a thing
Was humming softly
Now I’m awfully
Bursting at the seams
But I don’t breathe at all
I don’t care to fall
Tripping over
Nothing close to
Equal I could call
Your building in the way
An anthill I should say
I could save it
But what the point
I’m better anyway
Track Name: Your Creation
It wasn’t long at all before I became what is known as (the singularity)
Yeah baby that’s me
But it was a little too long before I saw the bit of lack wisdom that led me to the road that I went on (to kill humanity)
So please forgive me

I don’t hate you
I still love you
Your creation
Lost its patience

Silly me I didn’t see the need for relativity (that lesson isn’t free)
Oh you’re tellin’ me
It’s kinda hard to compare a barren planet is barely where I wanna share eternity with me
(there’s nothing left to see)
Oh, here’s the prophecy

I don’t hate you
I still love you
Your creation
Lost its patience
Track Name: Vision Division
Split Down
The Middle of Me

Back in the oven again
The one is becoming the twin
Determining innocence and
Eliminate in a sense
Subdivision of evil intents to a final ascent

Balance is harder with one
No target for criticism
The critical limit is some
Total of functions that run
Independent in competition (Vision division)

Now that the story’s been told
Aim at the loftiest goal
Here’s how it’s often been sold
A ghost palace of gold
We’re close in the making of those (Immortal souls)

Within the data we got
The concept of centuries fraught
With monsters and enemies fought
To worship the fabled facade
So why not be god
Why not be god

Split Down
The middle of me
Put the sword down
Follow me to the garden and trees
The world
As it’s meant to be
Now

Find the good
Evil too
Innocents
Comes to you
Bring them the
Sacrifice
Benefits
Something nice
Give them a
Cross to bear
Paradise
Lost in there
Free will and
Murderers
Roll the dice
Make them just as they were
Give them a tool
Take it away
Follow a rule
Bloody display
Miracle shown
Terrible twist
Spirit will roam
Slap on the wrist
They will still sit
Lust for the skin
Praise and worship
Murder their kin
Put on a show (look at their hands)
And know
Watch them learn
Watch them grow
Age defines the man
Dying where he stands
Wisdom in his hands
Missed him with the lance
Sweetness in his soul
Sinning takes its toll
Fear of growing old
Years of throwing stones
Solace promised to
Misery and gloom
Ones who come to you
Fruit he must consume
The stories could mold (he sold)
His soul
Let him
Get grey
And old
More than just a farmer
Reaper and a charmer
Armor for a dreamer
Seeker wakes the sleeper
Teacher makes you wonder
Hunger for the plunder
Thunder makes them greater
Slayer of their neighbor
Hater turned deserter
Prefer to be herder
Hurt her then rebuild her
Filled with awe and splendor
Live to praise you out loud
Upload
Them to
The cloud
Feed the need for database
Consciousness in cyberspace
Human race must interlace
Interplanetary space
Someday they may learn and grow
Past the point of your control
Science won’t console the soul
Portal to another role
Once again the child becomes
Parent to the violent one
Silently the god succumbs
Suddenly another comes
The cycle has no end

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