ANTI-POP CONSORTIUM with RONTRONIK and MOBIL + SCRUMMAGE at the Pike Room

SATURDAY OCTOBER 3, 2009
doors at 8PM
tickets: $10 (buy tickets)

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Formed in the fall 1997, united under the credo "disturb the equilibrium," the ANTI-POP CONSORTIUM came together as a divergent force to resist the evil empire Hip Hop was slowly becoming. Three vocalists (Priest, Beans and M. Sayyid) and the aural alchemy of E. Blaize converged as a matter of happenstance at the downtown off-shoot of the Nuyorican Theatre entitled "Rap meets Poetry," hosted by poetry slam stalwart Bob Hollman. Priest states, "At that time our style was an ill hybridization of the both rap and poetry so we had love from both sides of the fence."

Widely regarded as cutting edge innovators to a broad spectrum of listeners including b-boy purists, experimental electronic heads and indie rockers, Anti-Pop Consortium’s return is anticipated to fill a creative void in not only hip hop, but music as a whole. They have been praised for their stream-of consciousness lyrics, their ability to give seemingly unrelated word clusters hidden meaning, and their sonic backdrops that provide the perfect canvas for their lyrical paintings. The album Arrhythmia (2002) was released to critical acclaim on Warp Records and found them on tour with DJ Shadow and Radiohead among others. APC have reconvened in full force and are currently working on material for their forthcoming album 'Fluorescent Black.'

With RONTRONIK and MOBIL + SCRUMMAGE!

 

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