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ALBUM REVIEW

Katie Kate

Flatland

Released October 2011

One of my all-time top shows was seeing Katie Kate at Capitol Hill Block Party in 2013 in the basement of Barboza. The heavy synths on this record threaten to destroy your stereo. The perfect mix of rap, pop and attitude. Baby whale? I want a full-sized whale in my swimming pool. (Also some very nice album art by Radjaw)

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