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Monday, August 4, 2008

The Dead Science - “Make Mine Marvel”

posted by on August 4 at 11:45 AM


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

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

it's villain, not villian

fuckin ice grillionaire...

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

Fixed. Copy editing ain't hood.

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

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