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The Brain on Fire EP

by Tongue Helmet

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Sour Half Me 03:18
it's my nature to hide from my neighbors/ dip down the stairs and skip elevator/ slip the crossfader this shit will make a hater/ cause the walls vibrate like a particle accelerator/ the teriyaki man Yaqui mystic very happy fam Danny got me optimistic/ I'm sweet and sour half me/ opposites Larry David mixed with Steve McQueen/ sippin Bullet bourbon swerve like sand serpent/ slap certain people then drop the black curtain/ the back burner rap mercenary cap Kirkin'/ neck snappin warp drive got your back hurting/ the doppelgangers looking guapo/ is it Moriarty or is it the Sher-locke Holmes/ -always come back like John Snow/ domo arigato/ then bounce in white bronco/ watch Timmy go hard / Bogart the whole bar/ ghost ride the go kart/ big shark on sonar/ eat em all raw/ see the old god hit notes like Mozart/ ***chorus Sweet and sour half me/ don't break me down now now/ sweet and sour half me/ I'm just myself somehow/ "" don't need you coming round when i'm feeling down/ the whole steez is neurosis/ sometimes stuck in my crib and I won't leave/ other times I let it pop like a golden god/ opposites my monopoly so evolved/ two sides disguised like Peter Parker/ when we bombarding you needing police departments/ I post up with full cups in pizza parlours/ with more fresh cuts than Brutus Beefcake Barbours/ so meet your knights in shinning armor/ riding in to battle on bison or maybe lama/ more all nighters and diapers than baby mamas/ I'm only how huge my dude no dali lamas/ c'mon and meet the the grand live imperial/ the anti heroes here we here we here we go/ I got the devil on my shoulder / angel looking over a brain like a super nova/ ***chorus
Sunstroke 02:32
Listen Close 02:52
The Unknown 03:45


The Brain on Fire EP is the 5 track debut from Timbuktu & Danny Miles who join forces to become TONGUE HELMET. With Tim on raps, Danny on drums and featuring heavy, undulating instrumentation from COINS (Peter Project) and turntable wizardry from DJiRATE. Your first glimpse of the mysterious, psychedelic orchestra you need a helmet to bang with.


released May 22, 2018

Written, produced and arranged by Timbuktu & Danny Miles. Live drums by Danny Miles. Mixed by Timbuktu at FUN. Live instrumentation by Coins aka Peter Chapman. All cuts by DJiRATE. Additional percussion by Adam Hindle. Drums recorded by Dave Plowman at Nook Recordings. Drum tech Jordan Gauthier. Mastered by DJ Dorc for Banging Masters. Cover art by Kody Peters. Layout by Ghettosocks. ©2018 SOCAN


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Tongue Helmet Toronto, Ontario

Tongue Helmet is Timbuktu (Backburner, Swamp Thing, Teenburger) & Danny Miles (July Talk) combining forces on a psychedelic, genre bending odyssey into the unknown.

Co-Produced by Tim and Danny, Tongue Helmet is a collaboration work in it's purest form, a result of the tug of war between their distinct tastes and musical exploits all boiled down into something familiar, yet completely fresh.
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