Photo: Wikipedia and Polydor
Photo: Wikipedia and Polydor

The element of surprise when releasing music has traveled the full spectrum from brilliant to gimmicky in just a few short months. So how is a musician supposed to still wow us? Drop a surprise album…that is free and also a collaboration with Bjork! Kaboom! That’s exactly what Sacramento’s experimental hip hop group Death Grips did today, and apparently there’s a whole other disc to come later this year that will complete the double album. Your move, Beyonce.

Stream the first batch of songs from the powers that b:


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

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