Hot off the heels of Donald Glover's musical moniker Childish Gambino's first Billboard #1 single "This is America", Glover seemingly squanders an opportunity while everyone's paying attention.
The band are perhaps best known for their varying screamed vocal styles, dadaist lyrical content, and noisy, synth-infused, non-stop beat-your-head-against-the-wall grindcore, all while somehow managing to be at least a little catchy.
uneXpect's debut EP, _wE, Invaders, shows the band at their most accessible, but don't confuse this as meaning this isn't a highly atypical and unusually creative release.
The melodic punk veterans cast their technical prowess aside to unearth a refreshing, stripped down sound on their new EP, Black Out the Sky.
Prima Donna appropriately and adequately bridges the stylistic gap between preceding album Summertime '06 and the follow-up LP to this EP, Big Fish Theory.
Cynic's most experimental release, the 2011 EP Carbon Based Anatomy, is a stunning synergy of Cynic's many seemingly divergent musical interests.
STN MTN is a mixtape that contains several firsts for Gambino. It's a concept mixtape where Glover is asleep dreaming he "ran Atlanta", with songs based off mostly early-to-mid 2000's southern hip hop. The mixtape ends with Glover awaking from this dream on the Hawaiian island, Kauai.
By the time of Childish Gambino's debut EP in 2011, pretty much all the elements that make him great are already there - great lyrics and word play; generally soft and emotive, feelsy rap, though sometimes high energy with more stereotypical boastful and clever lyrics... really, it sounds exactly like Camp.
9-string bassist, CaotH, former bassist of the now-defunct Unexpect, brings a mix of electronic influences, djent-like heaviness, and vocoded vocals on his newest project.
Before Rage Against the Machine, Zack de la Rocha was raging in a legitimate metallic hardcore band Inside Out. One of the progenitors of this mixture of genres, in fact.
Chicago Art Rock band Ideamen's debut 2007 EP Progress, is a wondrous blend of genre's, variety of moods, and oh-so-glorious vocal harmonies.