Aesop Rock & Blockhead Reunite for ‘Garbology’ Album

Written by on November 12, 2021

Aesop Rock and Blockhead are again at it.

With a working relationship that stretches again to the late 90’s, the gifted wordsmith and enlightened producer have reunited to launch their first collaborative album, Garbology.

Garbology got here collectively within the midst of Aesop processing the lack of a detailed buddy in January of 2020. “The world acquired actual bizarre throughout these months,” he says. “I knew sooner or later I needed to get again to creating one thing. Make a beat. Draw an image. Write. Simply go. However the thought of constructing a beat felt like math homework, and drawing is simply so exhausting. Writing is difficult too, however sooner or later I needed to decide one.”

Garbology is outlined because the research of the fabric discarded by a society to be taught what it reveals about social or cultural patterns,” he continues. “I discover numerous parallels between that and the concept of selecting up the items after a loss or interval of intense unrest, and seeing what’s actually there. It’s info that speaks to who I’m, who we’re, and the way we transfer ahead. Moreover – the concept of digging via previous, usually uncared for music from one other time with an ear tuned for taking in that knowledge another way than your common listener would is precisely what Block does. Undergo the knowledge and see what you discover.”

Led by their “Jazz Fingers” single, the album checks in with 14 tracks and a lone characteristic from Ace Rizzle’s LICE counterpart, Homeboy Sandman. Together with a video for “Jazz Fingers,” the album could be heard in its entirety beneath.

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