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It's gonna get so much better / Everybody's gonna get their turn / Count the matches that's left in the matchbook / One of these is gonna burn
May 8, 2011 1:28 AM   Subscribe

Metermaids are Brooklyn MCs Swell and Sentence.

Website:
http://www.metermaidsnyc.com/

Videos:
Blackout Baby
Turn the Lights Out!
Feel Alive
Little Mande From the Record Shop - Metermaids vs. Andrew Bird
The Second Dog in Space - Metermaids vs. Portugal The Man
Yellow Tape - Metermaids vs. Grizzly Bear
The Invisible Man - Metermaids vs. Spoon
A Star is Born - Metermaids vs. Metric
Girls and Music - Metermaids vs. Animal Collective
No Matter What You Will Feel the Illinoise or We Will Punch You in the Mouth! - Metermaids vs. Sufjan Stevens
John Wayne Gacy, Jr. Is Never Far From John Wayne In A Clown Suit - Metermaids vs. Sufjan Stevens

Free Mixtapes:

Billy Mitchell Presents: Sleigh Bells (including the awesome Billy Mitchell (Tell 'Em Remix))

Hello, mixed by DJ Rob Swift

Bandcamp page:

http://music.metermaidsnyc.com/
posted by eyeballkid (9 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
First thought when listening to link #1: "This is better than 90% of the hip-hop which gets played on the radio".
posted by WalkingAround at 2:58 AM on May 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


First thought before listening to link #1: Surfers Paradise Meter Maids
posted by KirkpatrickMac at 5:33 AM on May 8, 2011


Reminds me of el-p
posted by delmoi at 5:51 AM on May 8, 2011


First thought when listening to link #1: "Oh, they're not actual meter maids."

I just woke up
posted by oinopaponton at 6:06 AM on May 8, 2011 [6 favorites]


My first association when hearing the words "meter maid" is Rita.
posted by WalkingAround at 6:25 AM on May 8, 2011


Reminds me a bit of Brother Reade.
posted by sciurus at 7:30 AM on May 8, 2011


After 30 seconds I decided to just watch "Yankin'" again instead.
posted by hermitosis at 9:26 AM on May 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


These dudes is mad cheesy -- kinda like a less flow-y Atmosphere, or a grandstanding college slam poet
posted by Michael Pemulis at 9:29 AM on May 8, 2011


After 30 seconds I decided to just watch "Yankin' " again instead

Fat Oakland-type baseline with vacuous down south styled lyrics? Meh, I'll take "Blade Runner" inspired NY underground hip-hop everytime.
posted by P.o.B. at 12:19 PM on May 8, 2011


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