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RATKING

RATKING’s music is best understood as neither reenactment nor recreation, but reaction.

To what, one might ask.

Well, a clip from any one of their frenetic live shows provides an immediate answer: you hear the fallout of a bloated andselfsatisfied hip hop, the nihilist refrain of dead end punk and the prickly reach for connection that befits their noise andexperimentalinfluences. Left with the various remaining bits of all these traditions and the bum-rush scramble of modern life,RATKING arecreating a new reality in every moment, just like every other inhabitant ...read more

RATKING’s music is best understood as neither reenactment nor recreation, but reaction.

To what, one might ask.

Well, a clip from any one of their frenetic live shows provides an immediate answer: you hear the fallout of a bloated andselfsatisfied hip hop, the nihilist refrain of dead end punk and the prickly reach for connection that befits their noise andexperimentalinfluences. Left with the various remaining bits of all these traditions and the bum-rush scramble of modern life,RATKING arecreating a new reality in every moment, just like every other inhabitant of New York City.

While Sporting Life and Ramon weave a teeming Big Apple backdrop, Wiki and Hak act not only as our mischievous tour guidesbutdual ends of our own conscious: one sharp witted, vulnerable and seemingly anti-social, the other feral, poetic andalmostphilosophical. Call it ‘no wave’ rap. Call it ‘no school’ hip hop. Call it RATKING. « hide

Similar Bands: El-P, Young Fathers, Shabazz Palaces, Danny Brown, Zelooperz

LPs
So It Goes
2014

3.7
83 Votes
EPs
WIKI93
11/01/2012

3.3
12 Votes

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