Reefer (band)

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Origin Maui County, Hawaii
Genres Alternative hip hop
Years active 2008-present
Labels Alpha Pup Records
Associated acts Dntel, Flying Lotus
Members Nicholas Thorburn
Daddy Kev

Reefer is an alternative hip hop group based in Maui County, Hawaii.[1] It consists of Nicholas Thorburn and Daddy Kev.[2] The duo released the debut album, Reefer, on Alpha Pup Records in 2008.[3] Their song, "May Baleen", was listed by Consequence of Sound as one of the Top 10 Subaquatic Tunes in 2009.[4]


The Islands frontman Nicholas Thorburn and Los Angeles hip hop producer Daddy Kev recorded the debut album, Reefer, in Maui County, Hawaii.[5] It was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2008.[6] It featured remixes from Dntel and Flying Lotus.[7] Rebecca Raber of Pitchfork Media described the album as "Thorburn's best album of the year."[8]


  • Reefer (2008)


  1. ^ Van Buskirk, Eliot (October 9, 2008). "Drunken Conversation Leads to Band Called Reefer". Wired. 
  2. ^ Van Evra, Jennifer (October 8, 2008). "Islands' Nick Thorburn and Daddy Kev Give Fans Reefer". CBC Music. 
  3. ^ Winistorfer, Andrew (November 7, 2008). "Reefer - Reefer". Prefix. 
  4. ^ Litowitz, Drew (July 19, 2009). "List 'Em Carefully: The Top 10 Subaquatic Tunes". Consequence of Sound. 
  5. ^ Moore, Brigid (February 9, 2009). "Reefer". XLR8R. 
  6. ^ Resende, Sasha (November 6, 2008). "Reefer - Reefer". Tiny Mix Tapes. 
  7. ^ McGowan, Colin (November 15, 2008). "Reefer: Reefer". Cokemachineglow. 
  8. ^ Raber, Rebecca (November 10, 2008). "Reefer: Reefer". Pitchfork Media. 

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