RJD2 started as a well-known producer (and then later a solo artist) best known for his work with artists like Murs, El-P and Aesop Rock. Oh yeah and the theme song from “Mad Men” . Anyways,  it has been three years since his last solo album and RJ is returning with a new LP. Similar to some of his earliest three albums, More Is Than Isn’t will be mostly instrumentals, occasionally features vocals from artists like Aaron Livingston (his bandmate in Icebird) and rappers Blueprint and Phonte. “Her Majesty’s Socialist Request” is the first single, and aside from some strange instrumentation and drum patterns, it is clearly RJD2, that is to say, it is funky, original and very listenable despite being an instrumental.  Purchase here

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