Heard of hypecore? How about alternative mixed with electronica, funk, rock, dubstep and hip hop? As much as the description may make you cringe, listeners will be greatly rewarded for delving into Cata9tales, who are catchier and more talented than you'd expect. With thick production similar to Rick Ross or Lil Wayne as far as the beats go, they use well-chosen samples, distorted guitars, warm keys, heavy bass lines and smart production choices to fill out the mix. Vocalist Berkley Priest sits somewhere between Anthony Kiedis and Ad Rock, bringing rock influence to his rhymes, which are technically solid and on point.
Visit the band, who have managed to generate quite a huge following thus far, at www.facebook.com/cata9tales and www.cata9tales.com. The music video for "Ghettotron" is below and it's taken from the EP "A Chameleon's Dream". Keep an eye out.