Kill the Vultures

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Kill the Vultures
Kill The Vultures - Bruisme 3, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers (2013-06-28 23.30.57 by Xi WEG).jpg
Kill the Vultures performing live in 2013.
Background information
OriginMinneapolis, Minnesota
GenresHip hop, alternative hip hop
Years active2005–present
LabelsTotally Gross National Product, Locust, F I X
Associated actsOddjobs, Mixed Blood Majority
MembersCrescent Moon
Past membersAdvizer

Kill the Vultures is an American hip hop group from Twin Cities, Minnesota.[1] It consists of rapper Crescent Moon and producer Anatomy.[2] It was chosen by City Pages as the Best Hip-Hop Artist in 2005.[3]


Kill the Vultures was formed by Oddjobs' former members Crescent Moon, Anatomy, Advizer, and Nomi.[4] In 2006, the group (now minus Nomi and Advizer) released the album, titled The Careless Flame.[5] In 2015, the group released the album, titled Carnelian, on Totally Gross National Product.[6][7]



  • Crescent Moon (Alexei Casselle) - rapper
  • Anatomy (Stephen Lewis) - producer/DJ


  • Advizer (Adam Waytz) - rapper
  • Nomi (Mario Demira) - rapper


Studio albums[edit]

  • Kill the Vultures (2005)
  • The Careless Flame (2006)
  • Ecce Beast (2009)
  • Carnelian (2015)


  • Midnight Pine (2007)


  • "Moonshine" (2006)
  • "The Jackal" (2015)


  1. ^ Riemenschneider, Chris (August 17, 2012). "Local music: Hip-hop duo Kill the Vultures is back just in time for Atmosphere tour". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  2. ^ Riemenschneider, Chris (September 29, 2015). "Hear new collaborative singles by Atmosphere and Kill the Vultures". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  3. ^ "Best Hip-Hop Artist (2005): Kill the Vultures". City Pages. Retrieved October 29, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ McPherson, Steve (November 9, 2006). "Kill the Vultures: Meet the pleasure seekers". Twin Cities Daily Planet. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  5. ^ Hayes, Neal (November 30, 2006). "Kill the Vultures: The Careless Flame". PopMatters. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  6. ^ Murray, Robin (October 12, 2015). "Premiere: Kill The Vultures - 'Shake Your Bones'". Clash. Retrieved October 29, 2015.
  7. ^ Miller, Diane (October 23, 2015). "Six years in the making, new LP Carnelian sees Kill the Vultures soar". City Pages. Retrieved October 29, 2015.

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