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On The Verge: The Internet

posted October 31, 2011, 7:06 pm by Ben Oliver | Filed Under Editorial, General Interest, Music News, Releases | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: Odd Future, Purple Naked Ladies, The Internet, Purple Naked Ladies, The Internet, Odd Future Wolfgang, Odd Future



The Internet is Syd the Kyd, better known as the DJ of Odd Future, on vocals and Matt Martian handling production. The past couple weeks have seen the duo release tracks “Love Song -1” and “They Say” to significant praise. Now, The Internet is ready to announce the release of their debut album, Purple Naked Ladies, coming at the end of this year from Odd Future Records. Today, the group releases the video for “Cocaine” as a special Halloween treat via Odd Future’s Tumblr, featuring Left Brain and directed By Matt Alonzo.  Although the video shows two lesbian lovers snorting a bump, the visuals are a more psychedelic portrayal of either shrooms or LSD.

Odd Future’s The Internet (Syd The Kyd & Matt Martians) will release their debut album Purple Naked Ladies featuring “Love Song -1”, “They Say” and “Cocaine” on Odd Future Records digitally on December 20th. The physical version featuring 3 bonus tracks and exclusive art and packaging will be in stores Jan 17th. Digital release tracklisting below.

To tide fans over until the release of Purple Naked Ladies, “Cocaine”, “Love Song -1” and “They Say” are being released as the Cocaine EP, available now here: www.smarturl.it/theinternetcocaine

Watch the just-released video for The Internet’s “Cocaine” featuring Left Brain and listen to “Love Song -1” and “They Say” below, and prepare yourself for The Internet.

THE INTERNET

PURPLE NAKED LADIES

(ODD FUTURE RECORDS)

DEC. 20, 2011 (Digital)

1. Violet Nude Women

2. They Say/Shangrila (ft. Tay Walker)

3. She Dgaf

4. C*nt

5. Cocaine/Tevie (ft. Left Brain)

6. Ode to a Dream (ft Kilo Kish & Coco O.)

7. Gurl  (ft. Pyramid Vritra).

8. Love Song -1

9. Lincoln (ft. Mike G & Left Brain)

10. Web of Me

11. She Knows

12. Fastlane

13. Visions (ft. Coco O.)

14. The Garden

This is a historic shift in pop music.  Since celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind this year and a bleak economic forecast, lo-fi music has become increasingly trendy.  We have seen this in rock and electronic music, and how it seems to also be affecting both hip-hop and pop.

MP3: “Love Song -1” – http://soundcloud.com/wegetpress/the-internet-love-song-1

MP3: “They Say” – http://soundcloud.com/wegetpress/the-internet-they-say

Odd Future have been in the news all year long.  They have started their own record label, sold out of their first ever book, and just this past weekend were accused of assaulting a photographer.

Another sample of their record just appeared online, it sounds totally different than anything Odd Future related. Check it out here.

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