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The Deep

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dgcirkus ......then read the novella by Rivers Solomon...deep enlightenment
. Favorite track: The Deep.
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mythofmetal This short set of tracks hits harder than most people's entire discography! From the moment the intro to "The Deep" starts, you are transported down to the depths of the ocean and the journey will entice and amaze the listener until the last second! Favorite track: The Deep.
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DHunter The unofficial SpongeBob SquarePants soundtrack Favorite track: The Deep.
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Gwynplaine de Pétroleuse The Deep is absolutly fantastic. Incredible layered noise cracks and electronic beats perfectly develop a phenomenal seascape for Daveed to rap a complex multi-part epic story over. I've been listening to this EP end to end over and over for weeks. Favorite track: The Deep.
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fuzzban Including the instrumentals is hot. Favorite track: The Deep.
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LunashiftATL clippin. is the more unique and inventive group of artists to come around in a very long time. Their blend of experimental hip-hop and electronic music is unlike anything out now. A truly amazing sound.
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Experimental hip-hop group Clipping’s “The Deep” is a dark sci-fi tale about the underwater-dwelling descendants of African women thrown off slave ships, based on the mythology of Detroit electronic group Drexciya. The song was originally commissioned for a This American Life about Afrofuturism in 2017. The track earned Clipping a nomination for a 2018 Hugo award, and the band constructed a sound installation based on “The Deep” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. This release comes on the heels of the November 5th release of The Deep, a novella by Rivers Solomon (with Clipping credited as co-authors) inspired by the title track and published by Saga Press. The vinyl and digital versions include two otherwise-unreleased extra tracks – including “Aquacode Databreaks,” which features Shabazz Palaces – and the vinyl edition includes instrumental versions of all three tracks.


released November 29, 2019


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