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Spanspek Album Review: Sahab - Dead Rabbit

So what's the haps folks!  It was raining not too long ago, now the sun's shining!  It really feels like that nice time of year where it actually feels like Spring around here.  It typically doesn't last very long so you better take advantage while you can.  I suggest drinking beer outside.  Or a bike ride I guess, if you're into that sort of thing.

Anywho, it's time for another album review!  This time we return to the work of prolific sound manipulator Sahab!
Sahab (Fresno, CA)
Dead Rabbit

With last years excellent 11:59 Sahab let loose his raging id.  Tales of debauchery abounded in the EP, accompanied by videos filled with murder and deceit.  It was the shit.

This time around Sahab has seen fit to present a slightly sunnier side of himself with the excellent Dead Rabbit, an album that differentiates itself from past efforts with its pop focus.  On the fetching "Bipolar Bear (Get It?)" effervescent squiggles and bits of bright keyboard populate the background, making for some fun headphone listening.  On lead single "Opium" Sahabs just under the surface anger issues flash in a tale of objects hidden inside a backgammon board.  It's an addictive song (eh, eh?) that invites numerous repeats.

Purveyors of Sahab's brand of electro R&B should rejoice.  With Dead Rabbit the beat-smith continues a hot streak that appears to have no end in sight.

For more information on Sahab visit the following:

Official Website


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