Cut Chemist feat. Edan: Mean Gene


I’m not really sure why, but I thought about Cut Chemist on the way home from work on Wednesday. I think my eye caught his name on my iPod, so I figured I’d give his MySpace a check to see what’s new because it’s been more than a year since he released his great solo debut The Audience’s Listening.

Though he didn’t have anything new to offer, Cut did have a downloadable track – Mean Gene, a B-side from the What’s the Altitude single.

How does this work with Edan? Does he tell every producer/DJ to just make the illest, dirtiest beat ever and he’ll throw a few raps down? Whenever I listen to Edan – especially on Beauty & the Beat (get it at eMusic) – I feel like I’m listening to him through some janky AM-only radio. Really, it’s kind of endearing. If lo-fi hip-hop needs a posterboy, Edan is the easy choice.

And, oh, Cut Chemist pretty much rips it here, too. But you already knew that.

  • Cut Chemist feat. Edan | Mean Gene

What the hell … here’s the video for What’s the Altitude (feat. Hymnal).

2 thoughts on “Cut Chemist feat. Edan: Mean Gene”

  1. dark break beat loops archaotic melodramatic bosanova swing, hell what else does a growing boy need, seriously though this track reaches out to all origins and tastes to suit.

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