Tricky – Puppy Toy [download]
Pretty Boy Swag (Shlohmo Remix) – Soulja Boy [download]
from awesome musical blood bath that is Pop Massacre
Nothing like a healthy dose of splintering Bristol swagger draped over big noise/big band twist and slam. The opener to Tricky‘s Knowle West Boy is a bit of a black tie hellraiser. OK enough phrase coining.
I bought KWB by accident, for some reason I had Tricky confused with Shlohmo who I had accidentally seen at a festival a few years back and had been blown away by. So when I found the LP loitering in one of Exeter’s 2/3 remaining record stores I went for it. Turns out Tricky is not Schlohmo. No biggy, the guy can make a seriously good record. However putting on a record that you know you bought by mistake does have you expecting to have picked up a dud and be 10 quid lighter for it.
Puppy Toy drops bombs on that kind of thinking.
One of the best albums I have bought this year, the new album is out now