This EP sees Homeboy Sandman, whose disjointed, conversational flow is on occasion reminiscent of Q-Tip, team up with loquacious New Yorker Aesop Rock, for a 5-track release given out for free via soundcloud, and promoted by the pair’s shared label – LA’s Stones Throw. And for those who do want to give something back, the rappers have invited fans to donate to two charities close to their hearts – Prep for Prep and City Harvest.

The lyrics blend intensely self-aware social commentary with a humour and light touch that is typical of the duo, and compliment the at times ethereal, at others distorted, productions in a way that is illustrative of the attention to detail that both have become known for.

Beats are provided by Aesop’s long term collaborator and friend Blockhead, currently signed to Ninja Tune, DJ Spinna, Optiks and Apex – who is perhaps best known for his work with New York hip-hop group Dujeous –  while the artwork comes courtesy of San Francisco-based illustrator and artist Jeremy Fish.