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Mike Patton — Laborintus II (July 3)

It’s hard to keep track of what the endlessly prolific Mike Patton is up to at any given moment, but even for a man who’s pretty much defined the word “eclectic” over the last couple of decades, this sounds like an interesting project — it’s apparently a tribute to Italian composer Luciano Berio, is based on a poem by Genoese poet and politician Edoardo Sanguineti, and according to its press release, it “highlights the timelessness of love and mourning and is told in three voices.” He’s come a long way since “Epic,” hasn’t he?