Profile
Search
Register
Log in
2MEX's First SFR Release THE RETURNERS Available NOW!
View previous topic | View next topic >

Post new topic Reply to topic
Strange Famous Forum > SFR Artists, Albums & Merch!

Author Message
SFR announcement



Joined: 26 Jul 2004
Posts: 922
2MEX's First SFR Release THE RETURNERS Available NOW!  Reply with quote  

Exclusively at SFRstore.com! The new digital album from 2MEX & THE RETURNERS!



THE RETURNERS have delivered an album entitled "Break Up Your Make Up", and its AVAILABLE NOW as a digital download EXCLUSIVELY at SFRstore.com! Check it out here:

http://www.strangefamousrecords.com/store/the-returners-break-up-your-make-up-mp3-download-p-256.html


The first video from the project, "Powerless", can be seen now as the Strange Featured Video on the front of www.strangefamousrecords.com



THE RETURNERS "Break Up Your Make Up"

Los Angeles emcee 2MEX is committing career suicide and loving every
minute of it. His new group (yes...another group), THE RETURNERS, has
delivered an album entitled "Break Up Your Make Up" as a loose tribute
to the campy horror film, Cemetary Man. This collaborative juggernaut
of a project features such indie-rap heavyweights as P.O.S.,
Busdriver, Grayskul, Awol One and many more.

In the Cemetary Man movie, "the returners" come back to life as
zombies to find their true love. On this album, The Returners come
back to do more of the same while invoking the spirit of mid-90's
horrorcore. "Break Up Your Make Up" is sort of like...Gravediggaz
meets Hot Child in the City. Street tales of love lost and love lust
over Deeskee's "Temple of Boom" inspired production.

This trunk-thumping twist of a tribute is all a backdrop to the
contrasting styles of veteran emcees 2Mex and Die Del Amor. They are
joined on the mic by punk rocker Staceydee, making her Pharcyde-esque
hiphop debut on songs like First Kill and Powerless. Bay Area producer
Deeskee seamlessly ties the entire concept together, bringing back the
unashamed art of sampling while weaving a fun production style into
the dark and eerie vibe of the lyrics.


Last edited by SFR announcement on Mon May 18, 2009 11:17 am; edited 1 time in total
Post Tue May 12, 2009 7:09 am
 View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Jesse



Joined: 02 Jul 2002
Posts: 6166
Location: privileged homeless
 Reply with quote  

These beats are great - kind of feels like if Calexico made a rap record in places. I like the chick a lot more on First Kill than the video (too much singing in questionable tune, why do girls treat rap like free jazz so much??) 2mex doesn't disappoint. I don't like the other dude very much at all but maybe he'll grow on me? I never really was with a lot of the grimier Shapeshifters' styles and that's what he reminds me of.

I'm gonna pick this up for definite next time I get some paypal dough. It's definitely got enough going for it that it's worth a shot.

Is Alias going to have to relinquish his crown as the king of Gothop, though? This is way more gothic than horrorcore...

Edit: oh that other dude is kind of nice on "Beautiful Mourner," maybe I spoke too soon.

Edit 2: Oh shit the chorus of "Go To Hell" just sealed the deal; my enthusiasm jumped 150 points. Fuck yeah.

Edit 3: Oh shit "the other dude" is DIE, how did I not fucking realize that? Haha I have some words to eat. That dude wrecks shop.
Post Tue May 12, 2009 9:30 am
 View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Sage Francis
Self Fighteous


Joined: 30 Jun 2002
Posts: 21557
 Reply with quote  

the "Go to Hell" chorus is what sealed the deal for me too. Everything fell into place after I heard that. It gave context and perspective I guess.
Post Tue May 12, 2009 9:48 am
 View user's profile Send private message
Captiv8



Joined: 25 Aug 2006
Posts: 8530
Location: Third Coast
 Reply with quote  

A tribute to Cemetary Man, eh? Will Anna Falchi be nude in this somehow, or is that racist?
Post Tue May 12, 2009 9:56 am
 View user's profile Send private message
Sage Francis
Self Fighteous


Joined: 30 Jun 2002
Posts: 21557
 Reply with quote  

Jesse wrote:
Ladies and gentlemen, the Internet!

Person One: "Gee, don't you think there could be racial complexities to this issue?"

Person Two: "I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU CALLED ME RACIST I AM NOT RACIST."
Post Tue May 12, 2009 9:59 am
 View user's profile Send private message
Captiv8



Joined: 25 Aug 2006
Posts: 8530
Location: Third Coast
 Reply with quote  

Sage Francis wrote:
Jesse wrote:
Ladies and gentlemen, the Internet!

Person One: "Gee, don't you think there could be racial complexities to this issue?"

Person Two: "I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU CALLED ME RACIST I AM NOT RACIST."



You know, because she's Finnish.

Anyway, I haven't heard anything off this yet but I am pumped!
Post Tue May 12, 2009 10:05 am
 View user's profile Send private message
Captiv8



Joined: 25 Aug 2006
Posts: 8530
Location: Third Coast
 Reply with quote  

I just noticed the artwork looks like it's the same as the guy that did stuff for the Chicharones. What's this person's name, and do they have a site to check out?
Post Tue May 12, 2009 12:11 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Sage Francis
Self Fighteous


Joined: 30 Jun 2002
Posts: 21557
 Reply with quote  

Dan Shrimp
Post Tue May 12, 2009 12:14 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Captiv8



Joined: 25 Aug 2006
Posts: 8530
Location: Third Coast
 Reply with quote  

Sage Francis wrote:
Dan Shrimp


If it's cool, his site is:

http://www.ghostshrimp.net/

Really nice stuff. All right, I'm done with the tangent.


Last edited by Captiv8 on Tue May 12, 2009 1:43 pm; edited 1 time in total
Post Tue May 12, 2009 12:28 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Sage Francis
Self Fighteous


Joined: 30 Jun 2002
Posts: 21557
 Reply with quote  

It's totally cool. I didn't know his website off hand.
Post Tue May 12, 2009 12:54 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
mzehe916



Joined: 04 Aug 2006
Posts: 4542
Location: Switzerland
 Reply with quote  

Is this strictly a digital release?
Post Wed May 13, 2009 12:38 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Storm Davis



Joined: 01 Apr 2004
Posts: 425
Location: Providence
 Reply with quote  

mzehe916 wrote:
Is this strictly a digital release?


Strictly Digital, like the inevitable future EPMD album title.
Post Wed May 13, 2009 2:35 pm
 View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website AIM Address
Alan Hague



Joined: 05 Sep 2008
Posts: 621
Location: http://askthedead.bandcamp.com
 Reply with quote  

His flow is insane! I like this a lot.
Post Wed May 13, 2009 11:33 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Dr Sagacious



Joined: 01 Mar 2009
Posts: 1843
Location: Redford
 Reply with quote  

I liked 2Mex's verse. Then the song petered off after that. Then I wept softly to myself.

Different strokes for different folks.
Post Wed May 13, 2009 11:38 pm
 View user's profile Send private message
Dr Sagacious



Joined: 01 Mar 2009
Posts: 1843
Location: Redford
 Reply with quote  

Well I listened to the previews, and I'm definitely sold with 2Mex. But I'm not really digging the other dude, and that Stacey chick. The producer did a hell of a job too, he's really good. It just doesn't suit me fancy right now, I suppose. Maybe I'll buy the album when I get my own computer, and listen to it in full.

But one thing's for sure, 2Mex is a beast. Iunno why I didn't listen to his stuff before.
Post Thu May 14, 2009 12:20 am
 View user's profile Send private message

Post new topic Reply to topic
Jump to:  
Goto page 1, 2  Next
All times are GMT - 6 Hours.
The time now is Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:57 pm
  Display posts from previous:      


Powered by phpBB: © 2001 phpBB Group
Template created by The Fathom
Based on template of Nick Mahon