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Actual F*****g

Cex

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The disturbing thing about Actual F*cking is not the extremely sexual and suggestive artwork complemented by hysterical imitations of Penthouse letters, but rather how good the music is contained within. Never one to stay pigeonholed for long, Cex has gone from being street rapper to melodramatic emo poster boy to his most recent incarnation with a full-blown band. Decidedly different than any other of his endeavors, Rjyan Kidwell (Cex) is now a bona fide rock singer featuring a group heavy on percussion with songwriting besting most alterna-icons posturing on the pop charts in 2006. The first two tracks feature amazing performances, and the third track "Chapel Hill" sounds like a hysterical parody of Thom Yorke and Radiohead. And as the album carries on, it becomes more and more evident that this albums is less about sex than a statement about the overblown pretentiousness and drama surrounding many of the bands with artistic merit that are popular, circa 2006. This may or may not be the album's intent, but the paradox of being a Cex fan is whether or not to accept his artistic shifts as a sign of evolution, or a mockery of current trends in music.

Biography

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Cex has no qualms about his desire to be a Rolex-wearing pop and rap star, and his music actually lies in the realm of intelligent dance music. At the age of 19, Rjyan Kidwell already had a catalog of releases and a record label behind him. His upbeat and over the top personality splattered a large dash of color across a subgenre of techno that is often bland and too mechanical. In 1998, Kidwell started Underscore Records and released a triplet of CD-Rs, one by him and two by friends. Only 600 of...
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