Have you started the painstaking process of assembling your personal “Best Albums of 2015” list yet? I’m deep in the thick of finalizing my own, and GrimesArt Angels is guaranteed to make my personal top ten list for the year. Described by the usual gang of music critics as everything from an avant-pop masterpiece to Album of the Year, it’s pretty much a consensus opinion that it’s a damn great album. Thankfully Grimes is releasing a cassette version for all us tapeheads. It’s limited, so pick one up before they disappear forever!

The Details

Cassette is slated for release on December 11th.

Spanning over 14 tracks, the new album features collaborations with Janelle Monáe and newcomer, Taiwanese rapper Aristophanes. It was recorded primarily in her home studio in Los Angeles, CA, where she relocated to in 2014. Like all of her previous albums, ‘Art Angels’ was written and recorded entirely as a solo endeavor. The new album features more live instrumentation than ever before on a Grimes record. She plays piano, guitar and violin, continuing her evolution as a musician and a producer for her most ambitious album to date.

1. laughing and not being normal
2. California
3. SCREAM ft. Aristophanes
4. Flesh without Blood
5. Belly of the Beat
6. Kill V. Maim
7. Artangels
8. Easily
9. Pin
10. World Princess part II
11. Venus Fly ft. Janelle Monáe
13. Life in the Vivid Dream
14. Butterfly

Price $7.49

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