Revivalist Audio: DOOM x Robert Glasper Experiment - "Figaro" & "Rhinestone Cowboy" Live At iTunes Fest
DOOM performing live with Robert Glasper Experiment live at iTunes Fest
The thing with Doom, in case you guys haven't figured it out yet, is that metalface is a state of mind that can fit over any face really--hence the infinite recombinations it has spawned; JJ DOOM, MA_DOOM, DOOM STARKS et al--like a b-boy version of the Mask from that Jim Carrey movie. But there is definitely something about the Doom's performances with Robert Glasper Experiment that radiate extra gamma waves--as if the power of the live ensemble was able to connect somehow with what's left of Daniel Dumile ("he's more machine now than man") underneath the iron visage. Case in point: this sublime collaboration from the iTunes festival the other day, comprising "Figaro" and "Rhinestone Cowboy" courtesy of the jazzy fat nicies at Revivalist (and oh sh*t, FunkIt Blog, they get props, too). Stream below and pay special attention to the words "coming soon: DOOM & Glasper..." at about 5:40.