Daily Download: "Mince Meat," Dangerdoom

Published November 1, 2005 11:01AM (EST)

Danger Mouse and MF Doom are two of the hottest names in indie hip-hop right now, so it's saying something that their collaboration, "The Mouse and the Mask," is every bit as good as it was expected to be -- or, if like me you had some lingering skepticism about Danger Mouse, even better. Where Madlib, Doom's biggest (and still best) other collaborator, gave him dreamworld beats, vague and surreal and hard to pin down, Danger Mouse's are sharp and catchy, and give the tai-chi-like Doom something big and hard to work against. Doom continues to mesmerize, and the album is a must buy.

By Salon Staff

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