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London Upstarts KAS-tro Start Strong with "Vultures/dogs"

It sounds like hip hop for spaced out cartoon characters.

by Jemayel Khawaja
Nov 22 2014, 12:12am

When he's not playing drums for leftie-tronic acts like Haxan Cloak and Clark, Alvin Lee Ryan holes himself up in a studio with Tony Castro III and makes weirdo hip hop beats under the name KAS-tro. Their debut EP Vultures/dogs, released on their own Castro's Kitchen imprint, is five tracks of bedroomy electro-hop that swagger with character. Check out the tune "Skin Diamond" below:

We've got the premiere of "Strong Dogs." It sounds like the kind of tune that plays when you win a video game from the mid-nineties, except that it's a little bit sad. Maybe that's me just reliving the melancholia that comes about when you say goodbye to your pixelised protagonist, though. Either way, we got the feels a little with this one:

Find KAS-tro: Soundcloud // Twitter

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