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Dimlite

My Human Wears Acedia Shreds

(Now-Again; US: 16 Jan 2011; UK: 16 Jan 2011)

My Human Wears Acedia Shreds rings ironic to me as a title (Acedia means listlessness or sloth-like behavior), because this EP is both much more assured and much more listenable than Dimlite’s last project, Prismic Tops. Diligent PopMatters readers would note I generally loved Prismic Tops. This new EP goes in a different direction, focusing more on beat progressions than sound experiments and vocal music. Side openers “Kitty Cradle Fog” and “Metal Snake Rider”, in particular, fulfilling early-year needs for new fat beats. This is very good music for simply lazing around the house to.

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David Amidon has been writing for PopMatters since 2009, focusing on hip-hop, R&B and pop. He also manages Run That Shit on RateYourMusic.com, a collection of lists and rankings of over 1,000 reviewed hip-hop albums created mostly to be helpful and/or instigating. You can reach him on Twitter at @Nodima.


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