Let The Right Ones In explores new sonic territory, as the duo weave their diverse musical talents to create an all original, sample-free work that blurs the lines between hip-hop, indie-rock and electronic music. Showcasing an impressive list of eclectic collaborators, the album features guest musicians Reks, John Robinson, Julia Easterlin, Dua Boakye of Bad Rabbits, Boycott Blues, Blacastan, Casso, Tea Leigh, Ceschi, Tan Vampires and Lady Lamb the Bee Keeper. Pope’s newest release promises to be his best yet, a wholly original culmination of a lifetime of experiences and influences.
Named “Best Hip-Hop Artist of the Year” at the recent Boston Music Awards, Moe Pope and Rain are rising to the top of the indie hip-hop scene, landing performance spots at Converse’s Rubber Tracks recording studio as well as showcasing at this years’ Converse’s SxSW show.
In the live performance setting Moe Pope performs under the moniker Moe Pope & Quills, with regular members Rain on the Turntables, MPC and live drums; Christopher Talken on Mic #2, Michael McCarthy (of Wobblesauce) on Keys, and Liam Buell on Violin.
Let The Right Ones In will be available January 22nd, 2013 in select retail outlets worldwide. The Uber-Exclusive LP pressing will be issued on a unique 2 tone colored record – split transparent vinyl and opaque blood red, keeping in time with the dark and gothic nature of the album’s sonic landscape, mood and esthetic.
A CD version will also be available in a limited edition package that sports a clear/transparent plastic printed O-Card housing a stunning 12-panel wallet which folds out to reveal an inverted cross displaying the albums credits and stunning photography. A separate insert is included that supplies the full lyrics sheets to the album and additional photography.