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MP3 of the Day: "Mutations" by Space Voodoo Crystal, Playing Sweat Records This Saturday

Hey, lost soul. Word is, you've been searching for some kind of trippy party shaman to lead you on a spirit quest to the center of your very own inner outer space. True? OK, then, it's totally time you took a tab of that Space Voodoo Crystal stuff. Hence, today's free MP3, "Mutations." 


Like 'shrooms on E, this local tropical/dub/hip-hop crew from the future ("Miami 2099") makes a druggy sound that blends both psilocybin's hallucinogenic brainblast and MDMA's oversexed synthetic edge. Or, if you'd rather ask the band, SVC sounds something like: "You and Bone Thugs and the ghosts of their grandmothers just simultaneously beat Mega Mans 1-6 during a solar eclipse, inside of a crystal sphinx smoking a blunt." 


So, go ahead and get "Mutations," then complete your collection of SVC sci-fi dance skullfuckery by scoring a free copy of the full demo here. It's a six-song digital slab of weird instrumental tracks (like "Black Unicorn" and "Early Earth") anchored by "psychedelic booty beats." Welcome, lost soul, to inner outer space. 



Presented by Roofless Records. With Self & Other, Stead and His Larson, and Skunk Ape. Saturday, November 14. Sweat Records, 5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Show starts at 8 p.m., and admission costs $3. 305-342-0953; sweatrecordsmiami.com

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