When Tampa’s B.C. (Bryan Clardy), formerly of Red Tide, announced that his long-awaited solo debut would be the first installment in a trilogy about time travel, set in a dystopian underground and populated with grimy manga-influenced protagonists — named “Time Pieces” — eyes inevitably began to roll. Soon, though, we discovered the joke was on us. The first album, Time Capsule, dropped in late 2010, and the follow-up, Surface, was released this year. The production is pristine, combining the best elements of hip-hop, industrial and dub step; the lyrics are near-flawless and expertly dispatched. The third disc, The Sky, will be released Fall 2012.

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