Back in September, Jackson of Grand Buffet put out Duke 2, his first collection of tracks recorded under the Mrs. Paintbrush moniker. The project is a continuation of the absurdist, satirical raps GB came to be known for along with a healthy dose of singing and veiled cultural criticisms.
Today we have the premiere of Duke 2 track “Mr. Fiddlesticks”, which can be interpreted as a jab at big pharma, processed foods, coke rap, or your girlfriend’s pastel pantsuit. Nonstop Everything had the following to say about the video:
“Deep within a rainbow’s cadaver, self-transforming machine elves speak through geometric archetypal color information. Not surprisingly, the translation looks pretty rad.”
Pittsburgh indie rap legends Grand Buffet are reuniting for a four-show Northeast run of B. Dolans’s 2nd Annual Church of Love & Ruin. The group has been on a three year hiatus following years of touring in which they stole show after show opening for the likes of MGMT, Girl Talk, and Of Montreal. The event, which drew rave reviews last year, is inspired by UK boutique festivals and features everything from hip hop to burlesque to toilet paper dodgeball. This year’s lineup sees the addition of Strange Famous head honcho Sage Francis, Mux Mool of Ghostly International, SXSW favorites Wheelchair Sports Camp, and the Providence duo Juan Deuce & Falside. Returning from last year’s festival are the 21-piece What? Cheer Brigade as well as Vockah Redu & The Cru. Rapper/activist B. Dolan will …