Aesop Rock’s 900 Bats website revealed this new cut from Murs, which you can grab below. Varsity Blues 2 album coming soon….
The Geniuses are Aesop Rock, Kimya Dawson, Johnny Druelinger (Tin Tree Factory), Jason Carmer & Quinn Tuffinuff. Together, along with Important Records, they have created this holiday album to benefit the Stonewall Youth Center. Geniuses – “Holiday Rampage” (via Important Records)
Aes Riggety performs at “Catacomb Kids” @ Zero Friends, while thinking of super steak nachos. Cage too.
Aesop Rock remixes Hanni El Khatib’s track, complete with rap.
Why is this here, you ask? Aesop Rock produces beats for this progressive outfit. Grab the MP3 below if you are open minded.
Here’s the single Bosico from the new Grimace Federation record “On Velvet”, as remixed by Aesop Rock. Video by Alexander Tarrant and Justin Metros.
Ghosts of the Barbary Coast is another collaboration between Aesop Rock and artist Jeremy Fish, available for download from def jux right here. The art is Fish at his surreal tattoo influenced best. The track called “tomorrow morning” is pure Ace Rizzle , with the strangely catchy chorus of: tomorrow morning when the wharf is [cont.]
From 900Bats: Creepy Uncle Fish was created with the help of Alexander Tarrant and Justin Metros. New episode every week. (song by Aesop Rock and Allyson Baker).
Aesop Rock just gave us the heads up on a new track from Dark Time Sunshine, whom you might know from their “BelieveYouMe” free EP last year. This comes from the group’s new LP, Vessel, dropping April 20th. And yes, Aes is rhyming…. Dark Time Sunshine + P.O.S. + PeeGee 13 + DJ Zone + [cont.]
Better late than never video action from 2009′s Felt 3: A Tribute To Rosie Perez.
News broke on this a while back, but maybe not to this demographic. Aesop Rock has joined up with bassist Carson Binks and guitarist Allyson Baker of San Francisco indie rock outfit Parchman Farm to form Dirty Ghosts. Aes will handle the group’s drum programming and samples – unlikely he will be spitting out happy [cont.]
Featuring interviews with Chuck D, DJ Q-Bert, Pete Rock, Afrika Bambaataa, Aesop Rock, Mix Master Mike, De La Soul, Danger Mouse and a bunch of stuffy lawyers, this documentary examines the history of sampling in hip-hop music, and how the legalities behind it changed the entire landscape of hip-hop music. Perhaps the best quote in [cont.]
Taken from Tame’s Acid Tab Vocab LP. –
You gotta love the balloons. Definitive Jux celebrates the 4th of July (or not) by teaming up with AmazonMP3 for a free sampler album, featuring new and classic tracks from Cage, El-P, Aesop Rock, Mr. Lif, Chin Chin, Company Flow, Del, Rob Sonic, Hangar 18, Dizzee Rascal, and Murs. Cop that shit. – DJ Pizzo
For all of you Iphone people out there, Definitive Jux has released their all new, all different Jukiebox ap, which will provide you with regular news updates, twitter feed, up-to-the-minute tour dates, plus access to songs, videos, and photos of people like Aesop Rock. The new version promises “improved YouTube support”, and allows fans to [cont.]
Aesop Rock is back again, entering the fold with his third full-length LP for Definitive Jux, None Shall Pass. Employing his usual style of cryptic poetry laced with biting sarcasm, Aes’s latest is the perfect follow-up to Bazooka Tooth, but this time an old friend has come back into the mix. While Bazooka Tooth had [cont.]
As perhaps one of underground hip-hop most revered new faces, Aesop Rock is an artist who purposely went against the grain, and in a rare occurrence, has seen strong success because of it. His vocabulary rich rhymes don’t always make sense, and as he has said in interviews, they aren’t always necessarily supposed to. [cont.]
If Def Jux’s current line-up can be compared to the Wu-Tang Clan of ten years ago, than Aesop Rock is its Ghostface Killah. The two draw similar comparisons thanks to the fact that they both run in crews that feature a large amount of talent and unique personalities, backed by a producer that takes a [cont.]
There’s been a lot of talk about Aesop Rock ever since his early internet distributed discs, Music For Earthworms and Appleseed. With the release of Float, courtesy of New York abstract label, Mush, the buzz grew bigger and bigger, constantly selling out of record stores everywhere. Followed by an arguably classic album, Labor Days, everything came [cont.]
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