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Dirty Projectors

"Gun Has No Trigger"

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April 17, 2012

This Brooklyn sextet – who dominated the grad student/barista scene with 2009's Bitte Orca – are off their springy game on this new single. Over a flat, Soul Coughing-style hip-hop beat and bored-angel backing vocals, David Longstreth tunelessly yap-croons like David Byrne on a medieval torture rack. The lyrics evoke ambitions that come up empty – and the music does just that.

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