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15 Essential Anticon Songs

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Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 4:00 AM
click to enlarge Sage Francis - CREDIT: TIMOTHY NORRIS
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From cathartic poems about broken homes to psychedelic spells disguised as pop, Anticon has released some of the most searing, inventive, and strange music of the last decade and a half. In honor of their 15th birthday, and ahead of their anniversary show tomorrow night at the Echoplex, here is an abridged list of the indie label's highlights.

See also: Jeff Weiss' column: 15 Weird Years of Anticon Records

Deep Puddle Dynamics

"D. Mothers of Invention"

Serengeti (Kenny Dennis)

"Dennehy"

Sage Francis

"Inherited Scars"

Alias

"Divine Disappointment"

Odd Nosdam ft. Yoni Wolf & Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio

"The Kill Tone Two"

Dosh

"Call the Kettle Back"

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