Po Po's Dope Boy Magick
(out February 28 on Mad Decent) is an odd duck of a record. For one thing, it's a rock-band release on a label that's known almost exclusively for its dance and hip-hop acts. For another, the definition of "rock" that Po Po seems to be using is broad enough to include everything from tribal psychedelia to boneheaded punk. Today's 12 O'Clock Track
, "Let's Get Away," sounds like ambient chillwave spiked with Van Halen and heard from deep within a cough-syrup haze.
As a bonus, here's the song's incredibly creepy video: