Fort Collins rapper Epoch When offers some lyrical insight into his GRIM state of mind

It's almost a shame when people as talented as Epoch When (aka Alex Koutsoukos) make an album as unflinchingly introspective as GRIM because it's almost certain to not get as much attention as it deserves, which is a lot. His lyrics, which tend to be dense and challenging, are consistently interesting and, at times, quite powerful. The Fort Collins-based MC is immediately reminiscent of Aesop Rock in his stream-of-conciousness style and abstraction, Atmosphere in his dry, tongue in cheek sense of humor and George Watsky in his flow and literariness.

See also: - Saturday: Epoch When album release show at the Meadowlark, 12/1/12 - Logistixx of Drop Switch on his lyrics: "I wanna draw a picture in the listeners' mind..." - Sick lines and the stories behind the rhymes: MaulSkull breaks down some of his best lyrics

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Noah Hubbell