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All Music Guide - Kingsley Marshall
Warp's Lex imprint offered up 18 more reasons why hip-hop didn't suck in 2003, with the first compilation from the label bristling with the wide-screen brilliance of their three-piece Tile series -- three extended players that originally surfaced between the latter months of 2001 and February 2003. The album acts as a rap cartographer -- detailing the far reaches of hip-hop's geography that stretches from the spectacular lyrical introspection of Mummy Fortuna and cLOUDDEAD's Why? in the east to the sleazy bump and grind of Peaches' "Casanova" in the west. Fans of Shadow and his ilk will feast upon the roster's ear for the epic, most notably in the form of rich ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kingsley Marshall
Warp's Lex imprint offered up 18 more reasons why hip-hop didn't suck in 2003, with the first compilation from the label bristling with the wide-screen brilliance of their three-piece Tile series -- three extended players that originally surfaced between the latter months of 2001 and February 2003. The album acts as a rap cartographer -- detailing the far reaches of hip-hop's geography that stretches from the spectacular lyrical introspection of Mummy Fortuna and cLOUDDEAD's Why? in the east to the sleazy bump and grind of Peaches' "Casanova" in the west. Fans of Shadow and his ilk will feast upon the roster's ear for the epic, most notably in the form of rich instrumentals from Edan and Boom Bip, but it is Subtle who steals the show, somehow threading raging funk percussion through the gently swaying analog eye of his sublime "Eneby Kurs," before a child's music box neatly puts these beats to bed.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2003
  • Label: Lex Records
  • UPC: 801061502027
  • Catalog Number: 5020
  • Sales rank: 333,110

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 U R Here - Boom Bip (5:48)
  2. 2 Big Shots - Tes (4:06)
  3. 3 The Toy Chest - Mummy Fortuna's (5:09)
  4. 4 Come Come Now - Non-Prophets (4:46)
  5. 5 The Dream - Disflex6 (4:33)
  6. 6 Afterschool America - Why? (1:22)
  7. 7 Just Listen - Edan (3:51)
  8. 8 Rap Dracula (3:54)
  9. 9 Casanova - Peaches & Mignon (3:32)
  10. 10 Daddy's Car (4:09)
  11. 11 Eneby Kurs - Subtle (5:34)
  12. 12 In the Tree Top - Boom Bip (2:13)
  13. 13 [Untitled] (2:43)
  14. 14 Sri (5:10)
  15. 15 Selective Approach - Tacteel (3:13)
  16. 16 Garden Gnomes (2:30)
  17. 17 Haunted Hairpiece - Waxfactor (2:50)
  18. 18 Calamine Lotion, Pt. 3 - J-Zone (2:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sketch Vocals
Argonaut Vocals
Aaron Fishbein Guitar
Kid Acne Vocals
Sage Francis Vocals
Technical Credits
Pete Gleadall Producer
Req Producer
Jamie Lidell Producer
Omar Clemetson Contributor
J-Zone Producer
Boom Bip Producer
Peaches Contributor
Argonaut Producer
Thes One beats
Madlib Producer
Jordan Dalrymple Producer
Sage Francis Producer
Danger Mouse Producer
Dax Pierson Producer
Jonathan Wolf Producer
Joe Beats Producer
Afra Vocal Scratches
B. Burton Producer
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