Bradford Cox Says 'Janelle Monae is the New Bowie'

There's still plenty of juice left in the “Janelle Monae is the new [amazing artist here]” meme — Lady Gaga comparisons are so earlier-this-week — and lotsa big names that have yet to weigh in on which of their androgynous musical heroes the Atlanta songstress most closely resembles.  Enter Deerhunter/Atlas Sound wizard Bradford Cox, who posted a salivating endorsement of Monae's Letterman appearance (and the phenom in general) to his blog:

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