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12.10.14 Rhett Jones

After Death Grips announced its break up back in July, everyone did post-mortem think pieces, praising the bands anarchistic ways or condemning perceived publicity stunts. So it’s easy to forget the chaotic noise-rap outfit still has a new album coming out. The music video for Inanimate Sensation dropped today and it’s just as fucked up and […]

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06.09.14 Marina Galperina

And just like that, Death Grips has just dropped the first half of their new double album, the powers that b. Below, listen to the eight-track “niggas on the moon” for free and download a zip at thirdworlds.net. The album features Björk on every track, mostly as beautiful vocalizations, sampled to thump and glow under MC Ride’s bellowing raps. […]

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01.30.14 Andy Cush

Remixers, rejoice: the culturally anarchic noise/rap/etc crew Death Grips has released the individual vocal and instrumental tracks to two of its albums, No Love Deep Web and Government Plates, for free online. Grab the former here and the latter here. A quick SoundCloud search for “Death Grips remix” shows producers are already getting to work with […]

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11.13.13 Andy Cush

Death Grips hold true to their anarchic, free-culture ideals today, releasing their latest album for free on Soundcloud today without any warning. Then again, releasing free DIY music online is the kind of thing less self-consciously arty rappers do literally all the time, so maybe we shouldn’t be patting them on the backs so much. I’ve […]

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01.04.13 Andy Cush

A review of today in ANIMAL so far: rap music, art-damaged punk, and vaguely unsettling, abstract video works. Now, for something that combines all three: noise-rap crew Death Grips created this 12-minute, mostly silent film to accompany “Come Up and Get Me,” the leadoff track of their latest album, NO LOVE DEEP WEB. The film’s moody […]

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10.22.12 Marina Galperina

When MoCA announced its plans to dominate YouTube, we were optimistic but we didn’t expect them to jump full throttle into the game with a collaboration between animator Galen Pehrson and the shouting-at-me-from-my-strangely-erotic-nightmares rap group Death Grips. Alright, MoCA TV. Alright. Watch. The moment that bubbly membrane bursts out of this poor humanoid chick’s head and spirals […]

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