History Music / DeathGrips

12th Feb '17 3:31:46 PM MarkLungo
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->''We bring this for the ones who fiend to see the truth taken back in pain\\

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->''We ->''"We bring this for the ones who fiend to see the truth taken back in pain\\



It's Death Grips!''

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It's Death Grips!''Grips!"''
9th Feb '17 10:13:38 AM BronsonRay
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** "I Break Mirrors With My Face in the United States" is shot from a camera hooked up to one of Hill's drumsticks, so you can see it flying wildly about.

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** "I Break Mirrors With My Face in the United States" is shot from a camera hooked up to one of Hill's drumsticks, so you can see it flying wildly about. Later, it shows another camera attached to Ride's microphone.
4th Feb '17 2:54:57 PM stuffedninja
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** ''Niggas on the Moon'' commonly segues directly from one track to the next.


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** On ''No Love Deep Web'', the echoing voice clip of Ride at the end of "World of Dogs" sets the tempo for "Lock Your Doors".
** ''Niggas on the Moon'' commonly segues directly from one track to the next.
23rd Dec '16 7:27:48 AM stuffedninja
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* BrokenRecord: The hook to "World of Dogs". ''"It's all suicide, it's all suicide..."''

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* BrokenRecord: BrokenRecord:
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The hook to "World of Dogs". ''"It's all suicide, it's all suicide..."'' "''
** The title of "I Break Mirrors with My Face in the United States" is repeated ad nauseam around the start of the song.



* DeathGlare: Prominently featured in Exmilitary's cover art

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* DeathGlare: Prominently featured in Exmilitary's ''Exmilitary'''s cover artart.



* EldritchAbomination: One interpretation of The Powers That B.

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* EitherOrTitle: Every song on the self-titled EP, and two songs on ''Government Plates'' ("This Is Violence Now (Don't Get Me Wrong)" and "Whatever I Want (Fuck Who's Watching)").
* EldritchAbomination: One interpretation of The ''The Powers That B.B''.



** The digital turntable scratches at the end of "Cut Throat" segue quite nicely into the opening of "Klink", which starts with an analogue turntable scratch.

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** The On ''Exmilitary'', the computerized female voice sample that ends "Culture Shock" leads into the start of "5D". Additionally, the digital turntable scratches at the end of "Cut Throat" segue quite nicely into the opening of "Klink", which starts with an analogue turntable scratch.



* LoudnessWar: Done on purpose, though not in a negative fashion. ''Exmilitary'' brings it to the point of SensoryAbuse.

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** "I Break Mirrors with My Face in the United States" also qualifies.
* LoudnessWar: [[InvokedTrope Done on purpose, purpose]], [[TropesAreNotBad though not in a negative fashion. fashion]].
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''Exmilitary'' brings it to the point of SensoryAbuse.



* MeanCharacterNiceActor: MC Ride, in spite of his manic, frenzied onstage performances and ferocious vocal style, is exceptionally quiet, withdrawn, and soft-spoken in person.

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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: MC Ride, in spite of his manic, frenzied onstage performances and ferocious vocal style, differs extensively from Stefan Barnett (MC Ride is his stage name), who is exceptionally quiet, withdrawn, and soft-spoken in person.



* {{Minimalism}}: "Hunger Games" uses this to an [[NothingIsScarier unsettling]] effect.

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* {{Minimalism}}: "Hunger Games" ''No Love Deep Web'' uses this extensively to an [[NothingIsScarier unsettling]] effect.effect. "Hunger Games" is probably the most stripped-down song on the album.



** The instrumental for "Hunger Games" uses this with a [[{{Minimalism}} minimalist]] approach.

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** The instrumental for "Hunger Games" uses this with a [[{{Minimalism}} minimalist]] approach. In fact, ''NO LOVE DEEP WEB'' as a whole does this.



** The video for "Death Yon" has a masked individual cautiously exploring an abandoned office.

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** The video for "Death Yon" "Takyon" has a masked individual cautiously exploring an abandoned office.



** ''The Money Store'', if the "DEATH GRIPS" carved onto the masochist's chest doesn't count.

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** ''The Money Store'', if the "DEATH GRIPS" carved onto the masochist's chest doesn't count. There is, however, a "clean" (so to speak) version of the cover where the album's title is shown in a white text box that censors the masochist's breasts.



* TropeCodifier: Industrial rap. While groups like The Disposible Heroes of Hiphoprisy had been combining industrial elements with rap and hip-hop since as far back as the late 1980s, Death Grips' sound has come to define the style since their inception.

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* TropeCodifier: Industrial For industrial rap. While groups like The Disposible Heroes of Hiphoprisy had been combining industrial elements with rap and hip-hop since as far back as the late 1980s, Death Grips' sound has come to define the style since their inception.
15th Nov '16 3:06:27 PM Nullen
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* DeathGlare: Prominently featured in Exmilitary's cover art
2nd Nov '16 10:17:52 AM ASTK928
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** The vocal part of "Big House" is in 7/8.

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** The vocal part of "Big House" is in 7/8.6/8.
9th Oct '16 7:45:42 AM Mullon
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They're recognized as one of the most morbidly unique music acts of the 2010s, and have gained a ''giant'' cult following on the Internet, especially on [[ImageBoards 4chan's /mu/ board]].

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They're recognized as one of the most morbidly unique music acts of the 2010s, and have gained a ''giant'' cult following on the Internet, especially on [[ImageBoards 4chan's Website/FourChan's /mu/ board]].
board.
9th Sep '16 11:26:40 PM SinNanna
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** B L A C K I E, dälek and clipping. take similarly extreme and experimental approaches to hip-hop, but none sound quite the same--or quite like each other.

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** B L A C K I E, dälek [[Music/{{Dalek}} dälek]], and clipping. take similarly extreme and experimental approaches to hip-hop, but none sound quite the same--or quite like each other.
26th Aug '16 7:54:53 PM stuffedninja
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* CallBack: "Takyon", "Known For It", and "I Want It I Need It (Death Heated)"[[note]]although on the EP, it was called "Where's It At (Death Heated)"[[/note]] on the debut EP would later become part of the ''Exmilitary'' track list.


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* RereleaseTheSong: "Takyon", "Known For It", and "I Want It I Need It (Death Heated)"[[note]]although on the EP, it was called "Where's It At (Death Heated)"[[/note]] on the debut EP would later become part of the ''Exmilitary'' track list.
18th Jul '16 4:28:00 PM stuffedninja
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* FollowTheLeader: They've already started what is essentially a new genre, or at least a new concept of combining noise and harsh noise with hip hop.
** Lo and behold, people were quick to draw similarities to Death Grips in Music/KanyeWest's album ''Yeezus''.
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