The Other

KING TUFF

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Kyle Thomas--AKA King Tuff-- used the release of his newest record, The Other, as a kind of creative reset. The soulful and cosmic new direction is apparent from the album's first moments.
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Record icon Color Clear Vinyl W/ Blue + Gold Melt
Record icon Total Quantity 600
Record icon Foil Stamped Yes
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Release Type New Release
Label Sub Pop Records
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
600
Total Pressing Quantity
12
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Vinyl Size
33 1/3
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Speed
STANDARD
Weight
2018
Original Release Year
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Kyle Thomas--AKA King Tuff--felt he needed to do a self check-in after years of being on the road. The persona of King Tuff was appealing to audiences, but over time Thomas began to feel he lost touch with himself as an artist. He used the release of his newest record, The Other, as a kind of creative reset. Thomas likens the album’s title to the idea of a siren leading one to creative rebirth, rather than danger. The new songs ditch the goofy rock-and-roll bacchanalia narratives of earlier records in favor of expansive arrangements, a diversity of instrumentation, and lyrics that straddle the fence between painful ruminations and a childlike, creative energy untarnished by cynicism. The soulful and cosmic new direction is apparent from the album’s first moments: introduced by the gentl...

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