Art rap protege Milo combines his raw talent with Elucid to bring us the duo’s latest release ‘Nostrum Grocers’, the follow up to ‘who told you to think??!!?!?!?!’.
This is a pairing that compliments each other to perfection, as they bounce off and encourage each other to deliver flows that move from structured to flexible, dense intelligent lyricism and the mature concepts that Milo has become known for.
Rolling Stone had this to say on the joint LP from the duo:
“Milo and Elucid, the two rappers behind this project, excel at the Bandcamp-financed model of crusty, elliptical beat loops and abstract, literate lyrics. Elucid’s style recalls New York’s super-scientific early-aughts glory days, while Milo is a reincarnation of the Los Angeles underground’s noodling, jazzy jabberwockies (although he now lives in Maine). But as a small slice of “black brilliance,” as Milo puts it, Nostrum Grocers is hardly a nostalgia project. Instead, it reveals an underground far removed from the opiate indulgence and macho toxicity afflicting mainstream rap in 2018. Tracks like “Where’ing Those Flowers” and “’98 Gewher” travel on a different kind of planetary logic, borrowed from a place where Elucid can talk shit and elliptically make boasts like “I’m a hex-breaker for hire,” while Milo frets over life as a new father and budding music entrepreneur. The freedom of rapping for rap’s sake, without the pressure of generating fake streaming hits and corny viral memes, is the point of this exercise in late-night, basement-style philosophizing.”
Do not miss these two come together live.
FULL DATES & TICKET LINKS
|17.04||Dublin||Sugar Club||Click Here for Tickets|
|18.04||Sheffield||Record Junkee||Click Here for Tickets|
|21.04||Manchester||Deaf Institute||Click Here for Tickets|
|22.04||Brighton||Green Door Store||Click Here for Tickets|
|23.04||Bristol||The Fleece||Click Here for Tickets|
|24.04||Leeds||Headrow House||Click Here for Tickets|
|25.04||Glasgow||Stereo||Click Here for Tickets|
|26.04||London||The Jazz Cafe||Click Here for Tickets|