Born Ruffians – “First Date Kid” (Feat. David Monks)

jessica | October 6, 2010 - 10:06 am

This track, from Born Ruffians’ new tour and digital EP, features Tokyo Police Club’s Dave Monks, for what must have been the most polite and self-effacing recording session of all time. It sounds like a good mix of the two songwriters’s talents, with Ruffians’s sparse bass and drums accompanying Monks’s opening verse, before they trade places. The seeds of another Canadian supergroup are in this, I think:

Plinky Plonk EP is out now on Born Ruffians’s tour, and out digitally 11/15 via Warp.