Portland’s Rony builds from mellow confidence to striking outcries throughout this haunting, hard-hitting new hip hop release Block Boy.

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Complexity combines with pile-driving power to root the song to the floor. The fact that the band switch effortlessly between pedal-to-the-metal and snatches of full-on syncopation makes Backsheepish an exhilarating, adrenalin-soaked listen.

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