Russell Porter with Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip: interview + music video

BBtv presents a performance and interview with Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip, purveyors of cut-up street talk and fine electro-glitch-funk. Their new album, Angles, was just released in the United States, and our UK music correspondent Russell Porter digs in.

The duo consists of Dan Stephens and David Meads, both of whom are natives of Stanford-le-Hope in Essex, England. Their band’s name — “Scroobius Pip” — is an intentional botch of the Edward Lear poem, The Scroobious Pip.

The second half of today’s episode (at about 7:00 in, after the midroll ad, and the stuff about Pip’s lip tat) is the music video for Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip’s “A Letter from God to Man,” directed by Steve Glashier of NTSH. The song is constructed around a short, sweet Radiohead sample (Planet Telex) from the 1995 album, The Bends. The still you see in the flash embed above is from this music video.

Here are previous editions of Russell’s interviews with up-and-coming indie artists for Boing Boing tv.

Their 2007 song “Thou Shalt Always Kill” was featured in this previous Boing Boing tv episode, embedded below.

About Xeni Jardin

Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net.
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2 Responses to Russell Porter with Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip: interview + music video

  1. daede says:

    The song is really pretty great, and the video was nice too.

  2. ikigeg says:

    yeah that was a cool tune :) reminded me of dear god by XTC… but inverted and with a radiohead/crocodile/lollipop wielding women of the streets backdrop

    me likee

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