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In his music and his manner, Cecil Otter seems to belong to a different era of American history. Usually found brooding under the shadow of a fedora, he’s the kind of guy who’s got a five o’clock shadow by mid-morning.  At times, the Minneapolis based emcee/producer feels more like a boxcar storyteller, or the down on his luck country singer in the last dive bar on earth. His character is possessed by some lost American spirit of honesty and romanticism: he takes only one meal a day and prefers for his correspondence to be scrawled on bar napkins rather than in emails. Read More…

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August 30th, 2009

it is what it is.

i woke up with the sun staring me down and my arm around a beautiful woman this morning. my hand was still sleeping underneath bicep when i came to. my head was running at top speed and my responsibilities were wearing straight jackets. but, i managed to slip out of the cocoon we had built […]

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“For anyone who misses DJ Shadow’s earlier, more organic sound, the music on Rebel Yellow is a treat, all booming, stuttering drums, delicately plucked acoustic guitars, keening choral voices, malevolent music boxes, and lush strings.” - Reveille Magazine

“While it may not be immediately accessible in the way that mainstream hip-hop is, anyone that appreciates good, creative efforts should find this an amazing listen.” - Absolutepunk.net

“Otter has a knack for the seamy, more sinister side of life, and a talent for turning his depressed reveries into coherent and beautiful poetry.” - Rapreviews.com

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