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Cibo Matto
Phone (515) 243-3270
Price $15
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Rap
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Cibo Matto

Wednesday, Mar 5 8:00p
Vaudeville Mews Des Moines, IA

Whoever thought when "Know Your Chicken" came out in the mid-90s it would make such a mark on the culture? We're talking about a surrealist pastiche about magenta chickens set to boom-bap breakbeats and muted trumpet, rapped by a pair of grinning Japanese girls so obsessed with eating that they named every song on their first record after food. It doesn't exactly spell commercial success, especially for a then-unknown avant-pop act from New York City who's name is Italian for "Crazy Food." But then,… Show more

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A Japanese-born duo relocated to New York and christened with an Italian band name, Cibo Matto's music mirrored the melting-pot aesthetics of their origins, resulting in a heady brew of funk samples, hip-hop rhythms, tape loops, and fractured pop melodies all topped off by surreal narratives sung in a combination of French and broken English....
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Vaudeville Mews
212 Fourth St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 243-3270 - booking
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