Beat tapes range from furniture music to transcendent. Same thing with exhaustion. When you’re tired, it’s easy to ignore your surroundings. But those surroundings can also be heightened to total immersive levels as you run on fumes.

California sample flipper, VIK, is tired. VIK’s nodder, I’M TIRED, shakes loose the cobwebs. On first listen, I did a bit of laundry and started dinner as it played in the background. Hardly knew it was there. Second go-round was on my way to work, and it absorbed me.

Who cares? Me, shut up. Listen to this album and support the man if you can:

Chocolate Grinder

CHOCOLATE GRINDER is our audio/visual section, with an emphasis on the lesser heard and lesser known. We aim to dig deep, but we’ll post any song or video we find interesting, big or small.

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