Great Job, Internet!: Kanye Of The Stone Age mashes up Kanye West, Josh Homme

It seems like only yesterday that the internet’s collective heart was set all aflutter by Yeezer, a mashup album combining Kanye West and Weezer. Though it was a formidable musical accomplishment, both catchy and thematically cohesive, Yeezer was clearly not the last word in West-based musical hybrids, as evidenced by Kanye Of The Stone Age, a sinus-clearing new collection from French musician ToToM, also known as Thomas Boivin. Though its title could be the jumping-off point for an “Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer”-type SNL sketch for Jay Pharoah, Kanye Of The Stone Age actually takes Mr. West’s impassioned, self-aggrandizing vocals and weds them to the pulverizing guitars of Queens Of The Stone Age. It’s a great marriage, actually, as evidenced by the album’s first single, a canny combination of West’s “Power” and the Queens’ “No One Knows.”

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