Romania's Montgomery Clunk Brings the Scary Beats
The Beastie Boys’ “Brr Stick ‘Em” is a pretty zany track to start off with, and Romania’s Montgomery Clunk somehow turned it into a low down, nightmarish trip that would blend perfectly with K Rob and Rammellzee’s “Beat Bop.” Clunk’s tracks all have a delightful chaos ensuing in them, but a beat pattern always emerges through the mess. It’s the kind of stuff you can’t just throw on and bob your head to. You have to work a little, really listen hard, to feel the beat. That’s my kind of stuff.
Montgomery Clunk released Superbus at the end of 2010, a collection of seven tracks, each darker and scarier than the one preceding it. Amid the synthesizers, evil whispers, screams, and crackly voices can be heard. There’s melody, but it makes itself known through a conglomeration of many little sounds sort of like Plaid. Listen to a couple of tracks off of Superbus below and get a feel for yourself.
By the way, let’s have a quick look at the cover. I’m pretty sure that homeboy on the left is Kthulu’s bad a$$ little son.
Tracks from Montgomery Clunk’s Superbus EP
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