Boomkat Product Review:
Max D’s Dolo Percussion supplies wigged-out, cut-up production to match the freestyle dynamics of Model Home’s Nappynappa and Pat Cain on their first shot for Future Times - think Yeah You meets Sensational and your RDA of psilocybin
As recently heard on their titles for Disciples, Model Home come thru with wicked and barely hinged bars on ’SE’, all heavily blunted in-the-mix and just about shackled by DP’s flinty, offset drums and whoozy electronic gunk. Mad as that may sound, it comes together as a sort of naturally punkish new route of rap that goes against the grain of current trends; embracing chaos and noise in a way that’s harder to explain if that’s all you know, but makes sense when considered in a vein of avant rap that reaches from Rammellzee thru Lil B and Sensational to Death Grips.
The agitation, frustration, and psychedelia of Model Home’s lives is palpable in their delivery, ranging from throttled convulsions to swaggering non-sequiturs and industrial voices, ruggedly reflected in Dolo Percussion’s reactive electronics and frayed rhythms - at best on the rattling gush of subconsciousness ’Topic’, and set to jagged electro-punk in ‘Broken Tees’; while ‘Omnipresent Love’ kills it on a cranky southern strut, and ‘Bag’ sees them drizzle in a chopped & screwed way.