Hellfyre Club’s milo releases his latest EP, cavalcade today (July 9). Featuring appearances by Nocando, Busdriver and Bronx-born emcee, YC The Cynic—the Wisconsin-resident describes this seven-track offering as an ode to his grandfather.

“In February, my family had (what we thought to be) a cancer scare with my Grandfather,” milo said in an exclusive statement to HipHopDX. “There were sudden, dramatic, startling signs that came entirely out of ‘nowhere,’ insofar as we were all ignorant of the day-to-day life of this old fellow we all look up to and admire. Umoored by the potential loss of our family’s patriarch, I watched as my mother, uncle, et al, began to slowly unravel. My Grandfather, like most of those in the category, possesses a sort of dreamlike emperor-title and provides my clan with our moral, spiritual, and philosophical guidance. He is the village sage—the man with impeccable sight who is capable of staring into the abyss. This was my attempt at an ode. His favorite band is America. Each song on this tape finds inpiration from that starting point.”

Most recently, milo released a 2 EP titled Things That Happen At Day/Things That Happen At Night on New Year’s Day 2013. During an interview with the Greenbay Gazette published on January 27, 2013, he said he began creating music because he wanted to “kill loneliness.” Later in that conversation, milo describes music as “Not as powerful as your dad yelling at you…but it has the ability to make you think and a stop for a second.”


Milo will embark on his 25-city, Geordi La Forgery Tour on August 2, 2013. Tour dates are listed below.

8/2 Minneapolis, MN
8/3 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
8/4 Omaha, NE – The Hideout
8/7 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
8.8 Austin, TX – The North Door
8/10 Knoxville, TN – Relix Variety Theatre
8/13 Boone, NC
8./4 Chapel Hill, NC – Chapel Hill Underground
8/15 Greenville, NC – The Tipsy Teapot
8/16 Washington, DC – The Velvet Lounge
8/17 Baltimore, MD – Windup Space
8/18 Philadelphia, PA
8/19 Hillsborough, NJ
8/20 New Haven, CT
8/21 Providence, RI – The Parlour
8/22 Brooklyn, NY – Spike Hill
8.23 Biddeford, ME – Oak And The Ax
8/24 Burlington, VT – Jenke Arts
8/26 Boston, MA – The Middle East
8/27 Ithaca, NY – Just Be Cause Center
8/28 Yellow Springs, OH – Super-fly Comics 
8/29 Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch 
8/30 Chicago, IL – Gallery Cabaret 
8/31 Madison, WI
9/1 Janesville, WI – rock country folk symposium

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