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Thom Yorke and oddball rapper DOOM collaborating on new album

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Word's out that Thom Yorke and mysterious underground rapper DOOM (aka Daniel Dumile) are exchanging ideas in the studio, with a potential full-length album in the offing. You may know DOOM from his 2005 collaboration with Danger Mouse, The Mouse and the Mask, where DOOM spit his trademark free-associative, cartoon-influenced lyrics bolstered by Danger Mouse's unique, sonic support.

Since the release of Radiohead's The King of Limbs, Yorke has been honing his DJ chops by, among other things, dropping in on an L.A. gig by experimental laptop artist Flying Lotus, and thrilling the crowd with a surprise ninety-minute DJ set earlier this month. He also released a twelve-inch single with electronica wizards Four Tet and Burial.

Yorke has actually worked with DOOM before, remixing the tune "Gazzillion Ear," off DOOM's Born Like This album, back in 2009. DOOM, keeping it real, revealed that he's:

"doing some stuff with Thom Yorke… working on some duets, some duet songs and shit. Just like preliminary shit but we'll probably end up doing a whole record together… he's cool — he got a lot of ill-ass ideas and shit, you know?"