Label: Gold Dust
Expektoration Live captures an MF Doom concert at B.B. King's in New York. Judging from the track list, which draws heavily from Operation Doomsday, his Madvillain project and MM...Food, the gig took place sometime between 2004 and 2005, before the rapper's Danger Doom commercial breakthrough, and before he earned infamy by ripping off audiences with "Doombot" impostors who lip-synched his songs. Expektoration has a grimy, frenetic quality reminiscent of Doom's best work; he and backing DJ Big Benn Klingon rip through indie classics like "Accordion" and "Rhymes Like Dimes."