San Francisco’s resident blapfather, Gark Mavigan, just teamed up with renowned Milwaukee producer Ian Ewing to drop “Anachronism,” a carefully crafted tapestry of potent wordplay, rich imagery, and introspective storytelling. Gark sprinkles in his signature outlandish one-liners—“You’re the blueprint for squares like a waffle maker”—but mainly focuses on the song’s message of feeling out of place and flaunting a steelo that isn’t the status quo. He also plays with the theme of time in multiple ways on “Anachronism,” most notably through a vivid eight-bar account of his Irish ancestors’ journey to the US following the Great Famine.
The video, directed by Oakland-based production company Kitsune Visual, is shot in Gark’s Outer Mission neighborhood of SF. Gark strolls through the streets, posts on his porch, and even spits while standing on a laundromat cart. Speaking on his new video, Gark said: “‘Anachronism’ is about feeling out of place but staying true to your roots on some Simba-looking-at-his-
“Anachronism” comes after Gark’s last single, “Tuck In The Kids,” which was the follow-up to RAMENdon, his highly acclaimed Top Ramen-themed EP. He’s currently recording his upcoming LP, Good Choices, due for release in 2017. Check out the visuals right here, courtesy of RESPECT.
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