Signed to Animal Collective’s Paw Tracks record label, Prince Rama specialise in creating music which harks back to a period when Aztec priests would ritually hut off the heads of their enemies, pluck their still-beating hearts from their chests and then lop off their heads, subsequently throwing them from the top of huge Mesoamerican pyramids. Not really what you’d call “normal” music then, is it? And that’s what we love about them!
Satanic, wailing vocals, Asian inspired percussion and – all in all – very, very Brooklyn. ‘Rest In Peace’ is taken from their bands impending record Trust Now which will be released courtesy of Paw Tracks on October 4th 2011. The release features six brand new tracks, one of which you can stream underneath: