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Aaron Mader, aka Lazerbeak, has taken time off from his guitar duties in the indie band The Plastic Constellations to drop his second solo LP, Lava Bangers. The producer and artist has had recent success with Doomtree’s No Kings album, which is a hip-hop collective of like-minded artists (or really high school friends) who are known for their “blatant disregard for the conventions of their genre.” Mader’s solo project as the super producer known as Lazerbeak consists of hard-hitting beats that feature both a hip-hop flavor and some indie/alternative/rock edge.
Given his hip-hop and indie rock background, I didn’t know what I was in for. And to be honest, opening up Lava Bangers to find 20 tracks was quite intimidating. I like to call myself a music connoisseur, open to new music, but that’s a shitload of tracks to devour by an artist you’re not particularly familiar with. Click to read full article.
Review by Grimy Goods Contributor Kristie Bertucci