Becoming Real‘s mutant hypersoul is the kind of amazingness we’d expect from Blank Dogs had he grown up on a strict diet of Dilla and dubstep. It’s weird, sexy, post-Joker purple pop that’s two parts awesome to one part terrifying. Now he’s covered one of our favourite songs and written another about the best movie we’ve seen this year. Wow. “Let The Right One In started by being about the left side of my brain talking to the right side of my brain, but i kinda thought the two kids out of the vampire flick were a nice(r) metaphor for the conflicting sides,” says Mr BR, Toby Ridler. After the jump he does the 321. [Continues...]
Becoming Real – Let The Right One In [mp3]
Becoming Real – Teardrops (Womack & Womack cover) [mp3]
Toby Ridler: “1. I exist but there is no one in Becoming Real because it is not a band, it is not a lifestyle and isn’t even real.
“2. The band exists separately from myself, and strives to transcend theatrics and reality, always indicating the other but never becoming either.
“3. Becoming Real will absorb everything in it’s path and is pure representation but it can also conclude itself. ”
TR: “Womack and Womack – Teardrops. Its got soul and groove, 16 beat and nostalgic melodies make for timeless music, it’s got that purple neon vibe, slow motion skaters and stuff.
Womack and Womack – Teardrops
“Hudson Mohawke – Free Mo. One of the many awesome tracks from the Hudson’s Heaters mixtape, if Battles only had one member, this track would be the logical conclusion of their sound. ”
TR: “I wish I had more wishes.”