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Tuesday September 21st

Joseph Chapman


	MC Frontalot takes “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “White & Nerdy” to its logical extreme. Frontalot performs Friday with Juan Huevos opening.
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Q&A with Damian Hess aka MC Frontalot

Damian Hess’ qualifications in nerdom make him the stuff of Internet legends: He designed gorey.ttf, a typeface based on the handwriting of artist and writer Edward Gorey. He has asthma and was a web designer before he launched his full-time music career. But his crowning achievement comes as the pioneer of nerdcore, a slightly less serious subgenre of hip-hop that is perhaps the antithesis to big personas and overproduced egos.

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