Open Mike Eagle, ‘4NML HSPTL’ (Fake Four)
Release Date: June 26, 2012
Label: Fake Four
The world hates backpackers; what’s a sardonically funny L.A. MC to do — at least Danny Brown likes him.
Devon Welsh has no interest in small talk. The Montreal-based songwriter, the bug-eyed and baritone half of art-pop duo Majical Cloudz, only seeks out sincere, high-stakes conversations — at least on record, if not in person. Welsh’s lyrics waste no time on pleasantries, on gently acclimating the listener to his preferred topics of discussion, which… More »