Free Dumb

from by The Crenshaw



Took his kin
Cut down his tree
Took their lives
Took them free
Play these games
Who makes rules?
Who collects?
Who plays fool?
Or Later
Figures out
Suffering works
When you're in doubt
Or later
Figures out

Freedom goes as far as our menu of options
Dumb as free gets, the house is favored on all bets

Tense but relaxed
Mindful but distracted
Wish I could go back
Teach myself how to act


from The Crenshaw, released October 15, 2016



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The Crenshaw Portland, Oregon

Andrew Jones- voice, upright bass and electronics
Christopher Johnedis- drums and triggers.
The Crenshaw can allude to tensely repetitive footwork and juke beats, explosive art rock, ambient minimalism and delicate free improvisation all in the span of 3 minute songs that employ stuttery drums, warped synths, dastardly bass/voice counterpoint and self-effacing or darkly humorous lyrics. ... more

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