Compelling Grotesquery in Graphic Novel 'Vivisectionary'. The Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 1: - Now, I don't much listen to them either for selfish reasons, as I find French rap sounds about as natural as Pavarotti's "Achy Breaky Heart" cover. Now they are and the music only cements the blockade. In Kate Lacour's graphic novel of imagined medical oddities, Vivisectionary, the viewer is the main character and the images the deranged antagonist. Bitch Lap Lap. Teki Latex took the unusual approach of using alternative promotion methods that included a special parade across Paris' streets.
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This sugary turd nugget is being touted as the French response to Timbaland and Timberlake and, at least on paper, they've got something there. The record was mostly produced by the Gonzales-Renaud Letang partnership, which earned massive industry respect while working with everyone from Feist and Jamie Lidell to Manu Chao and Jane Birkin. What really hammers home the Timba-lake comparison is Party de Plaisir 's pure vapid bubblegum pop aesthetic. Latex has all the lyrical integrity of a retarded kindergarten speed freak, unless defending disco, the ability to drink, and tapping ass are now seen as a radical political stances. Expect to hear it a lot during the next Republican National Convention.
Party de plaisir is the debut album of French rapper Teki Latex. Both singles are available as EPs. A longer version of Latex's debut appears in the American iTunes Store with 3 additional remixed tracks. For this album, Latex did a collaboration with French label Sixpack France and edited a limited t-shirt. Teki Latex took the unusual approach of using alternative promotion methods that included a special parade across Paris' streets. An ice cream cart, modified to play Teki's new album over loudspeakers was pushed along in the parade while dedicated fans handed out balloons and candy.