Releases New Album & Announces Tour
MC FRONTALOT, THE NERDCORE PIONEER, RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM, ZERO DAY!
Feature Guests Including Mike Doughty and John Hodgman, in Addition to Fellow Rappers YtCracker, Dual Core, Schaffer the Darklord and Beefy.
MC FRONTALOT is the progenitor of nerdcore rap, having coined the term himself in early 2000. Since his first forays into music-online, via the songwriting and recording competition Song Flight!- His popularity and influence have continued to spread as his work matured. Growing audiences seek him out at comics and gaming conventions like Penny Arcade and Blizzcon. He has garnered attention The New York Times, Newsweek, SPIN and The Wall Street Journal, and he was prominently featured in the documentary Nerdcore Rising: The Movie.
MC FRONTALOT’S Album Zero Day Finds him displaying a fully realized artistry. The album reveals not only his centrality in the nerdcore movement, but also his resonance outside his genre. The recording features guest appearances by the rock singer- songwriter Mike Doughty and the Daily Show humorist John Hodgman as well as the rappers YTCracker, Dual Core, Schaffer the Darklord and Beefy. Together, they expound on a variety of topics, rhyming over funk and electro beats and eclectic instrumentation, including saxophone, flutre, kazoo and a banjolele. The album includes odes to online MMORPG Kingdom of Loathing ( “Council of Loathing”), a theme song for author and former Star Trek: The Next Generation star Wil Wheaton (“Your Friend Wil”) as wel as self-scrutiny (“A Little Bit Broad” and “Front the Most”) . Zero Day also features artwork by graphic novelist Jhonen Vasquez (Invader Zim, Johnny the Homicdal Maniac).
Frontalot will take his singulary energetic live show, featuring a full band, to Denver on April 26th w/ ytcracker and Brandon Patton
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