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  1. The Wordsmith: Aesop Rock hits the Varsity stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Advocate

    ... a stop in Baton Rouge on Monday at the Varsity Theatre. Rob Sonic and DJ Zone open the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. Aesop Rock, aka Ian Bavitz, solidified his cigarette smoke-etched delivery on 2001's "Labor Days," which boasts a 92 (out of 100) score ...

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  2. RANKED: The 20 best albums of 2016 so far, according to criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Genesee Country Express

    ... indie-punk band's third LP is, more than anything, a raw and ambitious collection of songs. Description: Rapper Aesop Rock's seventh album is his most critically acclaimed work since 2001's "Labor Days." PopMatters called Aesop Rock one of rap's " ...

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  3. Best events this week: Aesop Rock, Cirque Eloize and the opening of RedEyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... Performing Arts in Miami July 7-31. (Valerie Remise/Courtesy) As perhaps the strongest lyricist in the rap game, Aesop Rock has built a reputation for crafting tight, metaphoric lyrics while also being one of independent hip-hop's most reclusive ...

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  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 4-10.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday ($49.50-$69.50) and Flag , on Sunday ($25). For the more modern, hip-hop artist Aesop Rock plays St. Pete's State Theatre on Friday ($19), and alt-rockers Modest Mouse and Brand New co-headline Saturday at the MidFlorida ...

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  5. NewsSound On Sound Festival confirms line-up: Beach House, Mac DeMarco, Run The Jewels & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | NME

    ... They will be joined by A-Trak, Guided By Voices, FIDLAR, Cursive, Bob Mould, Jagwar Ma, Boys Noize, Wild Nothing, Aesop Rock, Thundercat, Vampire Weekend's Baio and more.

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  6. Aesop Rock releases video for 'Kirby'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Examiner.com

    Eccentric hip-hop artist Aesop Rock's latest album, The Impossible Kid , has been applauded by both press and fans alike since its April 29, 2016 release on Rhymesayers Entertainment . Since the album's release, Aesop has released videos for the songs "Blood Sandwich," "Rings," "Lazy Eye," "Dorks," and now "Kirby."

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  7. SOS Fest announces inaugural lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Austin American Statesman

    Dreamy indie faves Beach House , dance rock outfit Phantogram and Austin's own cinematic post-rock kingpins Explosions in the Sky are set to headline the inaugural SOS Fest in a spot out by Elgin where Central Texas Renaissance Festival enthusiasts go to rock voluminously plumed hats and ruffled blouses and talk in bad British accents. Also making the journey 30 miles east of Austin for the fest are rappers Run the Jewels, Young Thug, Big Boi, Wale and Aesop Rock .

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  8. Atmosphere - "Ringo" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Stereogum

    In August, Minneapolis hip hop duo Atmosphere will release Fishing Blues , their seventh studio album. Spanning 18 tracks the album features appearances from DOOM, Aesop Rock, Kool Keith, The Grouch and more.

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  9. Aesop Rock's Great The Impossible Kid Explores Getting Old, Even If That's Not CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... from a Ministry concert, into a long-distance love letter to his brothers. And in the most grown move possible, Aesop Rock finds the therapy he's always needed in the form of a fluffy, crusty-eyed kitten named Kirby: "Back at the haunt, found god in ...

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  10. Yo La Tengo Performs With Aesop Rock On 'The Late Show 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | JamBase

    Last night's episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert included a performance by musical guest Aesop Rock . The hip-hop musician was making his network television premiere and was backed by rock group Yo La Tengo for his debut appearance.

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  11. Oaktopia Flexes It Indie Rock Muscle With First Round of 2016 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    When Oaktopia first got its start in Denton back in 2013, it was built on a genre that hadn't exactly been the backbone of previous festivals in the area: hip-hop. Booking headliners like Del the Funky Homosapien and Aesop Rock in its first two years, the young festival strayed off that course a bit in 2015 with Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and this year looks to be going even further in that direction - for now, anyway.

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  12. Elusive Aesop Rock resurfaces with new album & plays Union Transfer on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Philly.com

    By the time it was released at the end of April, a mythology had already built up around The Impossible Kid , the new album by loquacious underground hip-hop lyricist Aesop Rock. Aesop, a.k.a. Ian Bavitz, had cut himself off from the world, the story went: The New York kid who'd long called San Francisco home was apparently holed up in a barn in the woods outside Portland, Ore., reciting his tongue-twisting rhymes to deer and raccoons.

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  13. Illusive Aesop Rock resurfaces with new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Philly.com

    By the time it was released at the end of April, a mythology had already built up around The Impossible Kid , the new album by loquacious underground hip-hop lyricist Aesop Rock. Aesop, a.k.a. Ian Bavitz, had cut himself off from the world, the story went: The New York kid who'd long called San Francisco home was apparently holed up in a barn in the woods outside Portland, Ore., reciting his tongue-twisting rhymes to deer and raccoons.

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  14. Open Music Session: Curta and Qbala Combine at the Open Media FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Denver Westword

    ... instrumentation, not to mention thoughtful, intelligent and literate social commentary...Danna's vocals recall Aesop Rock's stream-of-consciousness style." Listen to more of Curta and Qbala's music library, and download and remix with the stems of ...

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  15. Aesop Rock paints a picture of his estranged brother as a music-obsessed 90s teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    I've liked rapper Aesop Rock , aka Ian Bavitz, for a long time, but for the most part I got lost in the sound and feeling of his performances and didn't pay a ton of attention to what he was talking about. He helped create the acrid flavor of early-2000s underground hip-hop, seemingly searching for the darkest, most claustrophobic corners he could find.

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  16. 5 fresh spins on Soundset as hip-hop fest heads to Minnesota FairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Soundset's throngs will move from Canterbury Park to the State Fair's Midway area. JEFF WHEELER a [email protected] Yes, Aesop Rock, Murs, Doomtree and Prof are also all on the schedule again.

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  17. 'Hamilton' star Daveed Diggs enjoys access to new worldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... rapping, a Bay Area-style he honed though many hours of practice. He admires innovative, unorthodox rappers like Aesop Rock and E-40. "I've always gravitated toward technical music in general. I love jazz fusion. Really technical playing has always ...

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  18. Aesop RockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Aesop Rock is the Jackson Pollock of hip-hop, spewing abstract syllables and phrases like color on a canvas. His style is overwhelming, with swirls of obscure references and interior rhymes that wash over you far faster than you can process them.

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  19. Ghost Stories for Adults: Aesop Rock's The Impossible KidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Denver Westword

    According to a 2014 analysis conducted by data scientist Matt Daniels for Polygraph, the largest vocabulary in hip-hop belongs to Ian Bavitz aka Aesop Rock who had used 7,392 unique words in his song catalog up to that point, more than a thousand more than the next highest artist in the analysis. As with a great author, none of those words are wasted and each one serves to enhance the quality of the work.

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  20. Listen up! May new music.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... deep, and dancy - a wonderful debut on XL Recordings from this 19-year-old British synth-pop singer and musician. Aesop Rock The Impossible Kid This is the kind of hip-hop album that you'll listen to a hundred times and probably notice something ...

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