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Aug 11

Lice is back with a brand new invention: Triple Fat Lice. Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman once again join forces for this 100% FREE digital EP brought to you by Rhymesayers Entertainment and Stones Throw Records. Artwork by Jeremy Fish Artwork.

Bandcamp – http://bit.ly/Lice3BC
Soundcloud – http://bit.ly/Lice3SC
YouTube – http://bit.ly/Lice3YT See More

In addition – the limited VINYL version of Triple Fat Lice is available to pre-order NOW

Fifth Element: http://bit.ly/Lice3FE
Stones Throw: http://bit.ly/Lice3ST

Should you feel inspired to cough up some dough after receiving the gift of digital song free of charge, here are some places we’ve mentioned in the past that could use your help-
https://www.gofundme.com/helpkidscatchfish
https://skateistan.org
https://www.cityharvest.org
https://www.prepforprep.org

Peace,
Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman

 

 

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Oct 12

It’s your lucky day…a new video game video for “Shrunk” and new tour dates from Aesop Rock.  He’s going back out with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone with Homeboy Sandman opening (although there will probably be some Lice moments during the show).

heykirby

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Sep 29


People of earth –

We are proud to announce our new FREE EP – Lice Two: Still Buggin’ … Should the majesty of free music inspire some charity, here are a couple places we feel your money could do some good:
helpkidscatchfish | skateistan.org

Have a fantastic day – Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman

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Sep 09

atmosphere-fishing-blues

Finally got a chance to catch up on some full length listening, particularly Atmosphere’s Fishing Blues. 

They just kicked off The Shit We’ve Been Through Tour-tickets still available in select cities.

Date   Location   Venue  
09.09.16 Saskatoon, SK O’Brian’s Event Centre
09.10.16 Calgary, AB Elliston Park
09.11.16 Edmonton, AB Union Hall
09.13.16 Victoria, BC (SOLD OUT) Sugar Nightclub
09.14.16 Vancouver, BC (SOLD OUT) Commodore Ballroom
09.15.16 Seattle, WA (SOLD OUT) Showbox SoDo
09.17.16 Portland, OR (SOLD OUT) Roseland Theater
09.18.16 Bend, OR Midtown Ballroom
09.19.16 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
09.20.16 San Francisco, CA The Masonic
09.23.16 San Diego, CA (SOLD OUT) Observatory North Park
09.24.16 Los Angeles, CA Shrine LA (Outdoors)
09.26.16 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
09.28.16 Santa Fe, NM Sante Fe Brewing Company
09.30.16 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
10.01.16 Boise, ID Knitting Factory Concert House
10.02.16 Missoula, MT The Wilma
10.03.16 Billings, MT Babcock Theatre
10.05.16 Fargo, ND Fargo Civic Center
10.06.16 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
10.07.16 Madison, WI Orpheum Theater
10.08.16 Nashville, TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium
10.15.16 Anchorage, AK (SOLD OUT) Williwaw
10.22.16 Cinncinnati, OH Ubahn Festival
11.02.16 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
11.03.16 Detroit, MI Majestic Theater
11.04.16 Toronto, ON Rebel (formerly Sound Academy)
11.05.16 London, ON London Music Hall
11.07.16 Montreal, QC Fairmount Théâtre
11.09.16 Portland, ME State Theatre
11.10.16 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground – Ballroom
11.11.16 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
11.12.16 Philadelphia, PA Theater of The Living Arts (TLA)
11.14.16 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
11.15.16 New York, NY Webster Hall
11.17.16 Boston, MA House of Blues
11.18.16 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
11.19.16 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
11.21.16 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
11.22.16 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
11.23.16 Milwaukee, WI The Rave / Eagles Club
11.28.16 Duluth, MN Clyde Iron Works
11.29.16 Minneapolis, MN (SOLD OUT) First Avenue & 7th Street Entry
12.01.16 Kahului, HI Maui Arts & Cultural Center
12.02.16 Honolulu, HI The Republik
12.03.16 Honolulu, HI The Republik

all roads lead back to RSE.

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Mar 23

aesoprocktour

Aesop Rock is heading out on tour in support of The Impossible Kid (out April 29th).  He’s performing with Rob Sonic & DJ Zone with Homeboy Sandman & DJ Sosa opening.  (Are we going to get some performances of Lice?)

05-05 Bellingham, WA – Wild Buffalo
05-06 Seattle, WA – Neumos
05-07 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
05-09 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
05-10 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
05-12 Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
05-13 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
05-15 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
05-16 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
05-18 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club
05-20 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
05-21 Durango, CO – Animas City Theater
05-23 Denver, CO – Cervantes
05-24 Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
06-02 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
06-03 Chicago, IL – The Metro
06-04 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
06-06 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
06-07 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
06-08 Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
06-10 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
06-11 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
06-13 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
06-15 Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
06-16 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
06-17 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
06-27 Richmond, VA – The National
06-28 Washington, DC – 930 Club
06-29 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
07–02 Knoxville, TN – The International
07-03 Atlanta, GA – The Loft
07-05 Orlando, FL – The Social
07-06 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
07-08 St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
07-10 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
07-11 Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre
07-13 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
07-14 Dallas, TX – Trees

Aesop also premiered a new episode of his web series where he has discussed moving, working with other musicians, and his family and friends with Dr. Izzo the Bear.  Here are the released episodes:

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Feb 18

aesopcover

Aesop Rock’s new album, The Impossible Kid, will be out April 29th on Rhymesayers.  Album artwork is an Alex Pardee creation.  Some tracks feature Philly band Grimace Federation.

Track Listing:

01 Mystery Fish
02 Rings
03 Lotta Years
04 Dorks
05 Rabies
06 Supercell
07 Blood Sandwich
08 Get Out of the Car
09 Shrunk
10 Kirby
11 TUFF
12 Lazy Eye
13 Defender
14 Water Tower
15 Molecules

 

The first single is “Rings”.  Video directed by Rob Shaw.

via Pitchfork.

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Nov 25

rse20cropRhymesayers are putting on an epic show for their 20th Anniversary.  One night only at the Target Center in Minneapolis.  Friday, December 4, 2015.   Tickets still available here.

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Aug 19

aesopshowphoto by Skye Rossi

Aesop, Rob Sonic & DJ Abilities are performing tonight at Star Theater, 13 NW Sixth Ave, Portland, OR as part of the 3 Days at MFNW presented by Red Bull Sound Select.  You have to RSVP here. (It’s 21+ and entrance is not guaranteed, so arrive early!)

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Mar 03

soundset2015

Rhymesayers just announced the line up for Soundset this year, and of course, it’s massive.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 11 AM (CST) online through TicketWeb and in-store at Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405). General Admission tickets are $62 (The $4 facility fee and parking are included in this ticket price). VIP options for $140 ($4 facility fee and parking are both included in ticket price) are also available! Please note that additional processing fees may apply.

This year, Soundset boasts a full day of two Main Stages and the Fifth Element stage delivering 40 artists performing over nine hours of diverse music, plus the Essential Elements tent featuring Freestyle Session Minnesota B-Boy/B-Girl competition. In addition, Ironlak & The Seventh Letter presents live painting by Ewok, Sever, Vizie, Much, NMPH, Hop4, and River. Also returning will be the 5th annual Skateboard Showdown presented by Familia, the 8th annual Soundset Custom Car Show, and a special Last of the Record Buyers production showcase.

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Nov 11

bestiarytour

Hail Mary Mallon’s second album, Bestiary, is out today.  We’re guessing you’ve pre-ordered it, but if you haven’t it’s available here. 3 different covers by Coro.

Aesop Rock & Rob Sonic will be hitting the road in January with Homeboy Sandman opening.  Tickets go on sale later this week.

If you want to check the album out, they’re also streaming it here:

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