Articles tagged el-p

Run the Jewels - “Early” (video)

Socially conscious and musically inventive in the way we've come to expect from Run the Jewels, the animated video to "Early" is a real ear and eye-grabber.

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Counterbalance: Run the Jewels’ ‘Run the Jewels 2’

One of 2014's most acclaimed albums is a dense, challenging effort from two wily veterans. Profanities and profundities abound in this week's Counterbalance.

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16 Apr 2015 // 9:00 AM

20 Questions: Cannibal Ox

Natalie Portman. James Brown. Seinfeld. These are just a few things that Cannibal Ox love, just as much as people love the fact that they're finally back.

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Run the Jewels feat. Zack De La Rocha - “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)” (video)

Run the Jewels take a track from their highly acclaimed Run the Jewels 2 LP and set it to a video that documents the rough reality of police violence in the United States.

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Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 2

A bluesy howl of addictive beats, political fury, and hypnotic technique, the sequel to Run the Jewels' triumphant debut bests the original in every way.

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PopMatters at Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 (Day Three: 21 July 2013)

After two days in the sun, people came ready to dance on Pitchfork's final day. A stellar, dance-heavy lineup, capped by R. Kelly brought the festival to a satisfying close.

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Run the Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike) - “Get It” (stream)

The new song from hip-hop odd couple El-P and Killer Mike continues the synergy found on their outstanding 2012 solo efforts, finding the duo sliding into a masterful, sinister comfort zone that's the equivalent of two super villains doing battle over the world right before they decide to conquer it together.

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El-P: Weareallgoingtoburninhell Megamixxx3

While the music is well-produced, and the beats are tight, and the fuzz is furious, it's still background music.

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7 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Vordul Mega: Megagraphitti

While the hits on Megagraphitti far outweigh the misses, this album is still far from perfect.

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El-P readily admits that pessimism pervades his long-awaited second disc, “I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead.” But the unconventional New York rapper, producer and

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El-P: Ill Sleep When Youre Dead

Classic hip-hop sounds a lot different after you've filtered it through 1984, through the War in Iraq, through the Patriot Act.

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28 Mar 2007 // 10:05 PM

Asleep at the Wheel Am I Right (Or Amarillo) [MP3] from Reinventing the Wheel, out March 20.       “Thirty-seven years and 9 Grammys

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14 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mr. Lif: Mo Mega

Over the course of Mo' Mega's 11 tracks, Lif manages to fulfill just about none of our expectations.

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El-P: Collecting the Kid

For this disc, highly-regarded producer El-P gathers some of his rarities, outtakes, and soundtrack work into one place.

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14 Jun 2004 // 11:00 PM

El-P: High Water

Aside from the album’s tenor, there are problems in the tension between songwriting and improvisation.

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29 Apr 2004 // 11:00 PM

El-P: High Water

Quite simply, whether you’re a Matthew Shipp groupie, a Def Jukie or even a Roc soldier, you need to hear this record, as it’s probably the biggest step forward for hip-hop as a musical art form since Endtroducing.

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	EL-P: Fandam Plus: Instrumentals, Remixes, Lyrics & Video

Historically instrumental hip-hop albums have been geared toward DJ’s. While instrumental versions of nearly every hip-hop recording exist, they are generally on vinyl and

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	EL-P: Fandam Plus: Instrumentals, Remixes, Lyrics & Video

El-P’s Definitive Jux label has made some serious headway over the past year, gaining enough momentum to inflate it from fledgling dream to full-blown

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20 Aug 2002 // 11:00 PM

	El-P: Cannibal Oxtrumentals

There was only one hip-hop album last year that blew me away: Cannibal Ox’s The Cold Vein on Definitive Jux Records. This dark futuristic

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24 Jun 2002 // 11:00 PM

	El-P: Fantastic Damage

We’ve all been waiting for this one. Since El-P’s trio, Company Flow, broke up in March of 2000, we’ve all been sitting tight,

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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