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Run The Jewels’ Meow The Jewels Campaign Enlists Geoff Barrow, Zola Jesus, Baauer, & Boots

One of Run The Jewels' many joke deluxe editions for their upcoming sophomore album is Meow The Jewels, a recreation of the new record using nothing but cat sounds. The asking price for that edition is $40,000 and last month, someone began a Kickstarter to try and raise the money. (All the money… More »

By: James Rettig / October 8, 2014

More Damon Albarn At SXSW: Stream His Acoustic Radio Session And Watch Him Perform With De La Soul, Del The Funkee Homosapien, Dan The Automator, And Snoop Dogg

In his first two days at SXSW, Damon Albarn played a career-spanning set for NPR and performed two new songs on Kimmel. He was not remotely done. He did a bunch of songs from his forthcoming album Lonely Press Play at an acoustic session for the Public Radio Rocks showcase. And he ended… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2014

Deltron 3030 – “Melding Of The Minds” (Feat. Zack De La Rocha) Video

Deltron 3030, the sci-fi rap supergroup that unites Del The Funky Homosapien with Dan The Automator and Kid Koala, came back together earlier this year to release the star-studded reunion album Event II. Today, they give us the video to "Melding Of The Minds," a collaboration with Rage Against The Machine's Zack De La… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 6, 2013

Stream Deltron 3030 Event II

13 year ago, when rap was still not the most hospitable environment for total nerds, three total rap nerds (Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator, Kid Koala) got together to make an album about a dystopian video-game future, and they called it Deltron 3030. It took them a while to get back together and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 23, 2013

Deltron 3030 – “City Rising From The Ashes” Video

After 13 years of absence, Deltron 3030 -- the sci-fi-inspired dork-rap supergroup of Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator, and Kid Koala -- are finally ready to release their absurdly guest-heavy sophomore album Event II. The album track "City Rising From The Ashes" has backing vocals from Mike Patton, and now it… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 16, 2013

Deltron 3030’s Event II To Feature Damon Albarn, Zack De La Rocha, The Lonely Island, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Chang, And More

When Deltron 3030 -- the conceptual sci-fi nerd-rap supergroup of Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator, and DJ Kid Koala -- got together 13 years ago to record their fondly remembered self-titled album, they included small guest appearances from a few people who don't typically guest on rap albums: Damon Albarn, Sean Lennon, Crash… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 10, 2013

Deltron 3030 – “City Rising From The Ashes”

Deltron 3030 -- the sci-fi trio comprised of underground luminaries Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator, and Kid Koala -- went almost 13 years without releasing any new music after their cult-favorite 2000 self-titled album. But the group returned earlier this year with a new song called "Pay The Price," and now they're… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 20, 2013

Deltron 3030 – “Pay The Price”

During the brief moment when the three of them were among the highest-regarded figures on the booming rap underground, rapper Del The Funky Homosapien, producer Dan The Automator, and DJ Kid Koala teamed up to form the supergroup Deltron 3030. Their self-titled debut album was a goofily mind-bending sci-fi concept record, back when "rap" and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 16, 2013

New Men Without Pants – “And The Girls Go”

Why didn't anyone come up with this band name before Russell Simins and Dan The Automator? Hindsight, punsters. Regardless, taking a break from rocking out with the kids in Tiny Masters of Today, Simins handles guitars, drums and vocals while Dan's on programming/electronics. Both do production. If this seems like an oddball collaboration, remember Da… More »

By: brandon / March 20, 2008