I talked about Odd Future a couple of weeks ago when one of the members, Tyler the Creator, released a remix of Lykke Li’s I Follow Rivers. Since then, the kids have blown up, mostly thanks to their first TV appearance on Jimmy Fallon:
Then Tyler signs with XL Records after a major bidding war with Interscope. All this happens days after Tyler released the mp3 and video of his new single, Yonkers. It’s the first song off Goblin coming out in April.
The hype train continues today with three bits of Odd Future news. Another member of Odd Future, Mellowhype, has signed with Fat Possum Records. Then the gang appears in a hilarious Funny or Die sketch with Paul Scheer:
Lastly, chillwave sensation Toro y Moi, who has released my favorite album this year, Underneath the Pine, has remixed Tyler’s song French off last year’s album, BASTARD: