Talkhouse contributing writer Dr. Drew Daniel is a member of Matmos and a professor of English at Johns Hopkins University. Matmos’ new album, Ultimate Care II, is out on February 19, 2016 via Thrill Jockey Records.
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The thought of taking on this record made our writer flinch and blush and feel uncomfortable — but it also made him excited.
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