Destroy All Concepts presents Muvlikamor: DJ Kiva + Sunru

Under the curation of founder Dub Gabriel, Destroy All Concepts label draws on an eclectic, transnational collection of producers and artists (from Brooklyn to Berlin to San Francisco and beyond) united by dub and bass-centric experimental and electronic dance music. The genre-defying, San Francisco-based label already delivered mighty dancefloor scorchers this Summer including Dub Gabriel’s “No Lies” featuring MC Zulu.

This week, Destroy All Concepts unleashed some fresh, unexpected, obscure and gorgeous music from Dubspot Instructor, producer and multi-instrumentalist DJ Kiva,  Oakland MC/vocalist Sunru. The 10-track LP, released under the name Muvlikamor is a blast of  blues and funk-informed electronic music with extra psychedelic-fuzz with some remarkable and special vocal contributions from Sunru. On “Philosophy” and “Taking Over the Radio” Kiva and Sunru expanded the soulful-rockist, Americana aesthetic carried by acclaimed post-millennium hip hop experimentalists like OutKast and Saul Williams, using energetic, jangling, and insistent rock rhythms (and tempo) and catchy melodic lines invoking odd, but yet familiar sounds and feelings; nostalgic and yet forward leaning, with a call to action.

(FREE DOWNLOAD!) Philosophy by Dub Gabriel

DJ Kiva is a NYC-based musician, producer, and DJ operating from a Bermuda Triangle-like sectionof Brooklyn whose soulful original productions and remixes have graced the platters of a slew ofinternational labels including Tommy Boy, Kindred Spirits, Bagpak, and his own Adios Babylon imprint.Equally at home onstage as behind a mixing console, Kiva has also been touring internationally as liveguitarist for hip hop groups “Shape of Broad Minds” and “Willie Isz” featuring Jneiro Jarel and KhujoGoodie of Goodie Mob on the European festival circuit and has performed at Sonar (Spain),Hove (Norway), Roskilde (Denmark), and Montreaux Jazz (Switzerland).

Sunru is truly a Brotha from Another Planet. Growing up around go-go, punk rock, and hip hop in Washington D.C. and traveling the world has created a diverse artist who fuses dancehall, blues, rock,soul, and rap into his original vocal play which seamlessly bridges singing and rhyming. Currently basedin Oakland, Sunru has recently blown up in the electronic music scene and has been a featured vocaliston Bassnectar’s breakthrough album “Mesmerizing the Ultra” (OM Records) as well as Other Weapons“Basis to Break This” (Destroy All Concepts).

MUVLIKAMOR-Out Now on Destroy All Concepts! by Dub Gabriel

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