For what that's worth, anyhow, by quantification in our era of Internet-wrung attention spans and our endemic wait, did you hear about this shit-yet?-culture-kaleidoscope of ever streaming songs and retweeted tunes.
Formidably wordy rap over crisp, cordial lo-fi baroque-pop - Aesop Rock + Kimya Dawson (of Moldy Peaches fame). That hollow beating drum makes it sound so primal, but the verbiage is so rich and evocative - I feel like I just read the script to some arty-emo indie film - And what a sweet, sweet soundtrack!
Severed horsehead? Cleaning out washing machines? A giant arm with a head...? A sense of community found inside the laundromat! The company of other people...
...enjoying this song and other songs by The Uncluded - a collaboration between the two songwriters, distinctively quirky entities flung to the more eclectic left-fields of their respective genres.
Read more on this magical music meet-up here: Aesop Rock And Kimya Dawson Showcase Their Strengths
Wednesday, June 5
The Uncluded (Aesop Rock, Kimya Dawson) Hokey Fright Tour with Hamell on Trial - @ Trinosophes! (...finally found out how to properly pronounce that joint's name, too!)
In other cool-but-weird-but-totally-welcomed occasions for collaborations - Elvis Costello's wrapping up an album with The Roots!
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