Prince Rama Bridges the Unknown Gap Between Kurt Vonnegut and Animal Collective

Posted by Jason Diamond

Prince Rama, whose new album Shadow Temple, comes out on Animal Collectives Paw Tracks label on Sept. 14th, makes a sound that brings to mind Werner Herzog soundtracks done by Popol Vuh mixed Gang Gang Dance off-kilter beats.

I guess the fact that it was recorded in Kurt Vonnegut’s grandson’s cabin also merits some mention.  But I’m not sure exactly why.

Listen: Prince Rama – “Lightning Fossil