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Thom Yorke, Burial and Four Tet

"Ego"

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April 4, 2011

Released on a limited-edition 12-inch single, "Ego" gives a taste of three great experimenters: underwater grooves (Burial), webs of acoustic instruments (Four Tet) and fidgety beats (Yorke). It's a dance-floor come-on by a dude who may over-think his morning oatmeal: "The daydreamers, the dope smokers, the loose talkers," Yorke sings, apparently listing his competition, "I bet they just throw themselves at you." As DJ supergroups go, promising indeed.

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