Line Out Music & Nightlife

Slog

News & Arts

« Tonight in Music: Hugh Masekel... | Akimbo »

Monday, August 4, 2008

The Dead Science - “Make Mine Marvel”

posted by on August 4 at 11:45 AM

150.jpg

As Stranger readers are no doubt aware, Sam Mickens loves him some hip hop, especially if it’s of the Wu Tang Clan variety. Readers should also know that Mickens, along with Jherek Bischoff and Nick Tamburro, has a little band called the Dead Science. Fittingly, the band’s forthcoming album, Villainaire (out September 9th on Constellation) is a Wu-obsessed (and therefore also comic-book obsessed) workósingle “Make Mine Marvel” even excerpts a couplet from the Wu’s epic posse cut “Triumph.” But the album is neither as gimmicky nor as juvenile as such a concept might suggest, instead using these outsized references to explore bleak everyday moral crises. Observe:

The Dead Science - “Make Mine Marvel







RSS icon Comments

1

AIYESS GRILLIONAAIREH!

Posted by Sbarro's Owner | August 4, 2008 12:30 PM
2

it's villain, not villian

fuckin ice grillionaire...

Posted by ndrwmtsn | August 4, 2008 12:38 PM
3

Fixed. Copy editing ain't hood.

Posted by Eric Grandy | August 4, 2008 1:59 PM

Comments Closed

In order to combat spam, we are no longer accepting comments on this post (or any post more than 14 days old).