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Various - Urban Renewal Program
(3xLP/CD) Chocolate Industries/Ninja Tune CHLT027/ZENCD72 2002-08

Info :
Mos Def & Diverse - Wylin Out :
Vive les super-groupes de hip hop underground de la côte Est! "Wylin' Out" réunit tout de même Mos Def (de New York) et le rappeur Diverse (de Chicago), autour de beats concotés par Scott Herren, alias Prefuse 73 (d'Atlanta). Si ce n'est pas de la hype, ça... je ne m'y connais pas! C'est vraiment un super track de hip hop, pour le flow, les lyrics ou tout simplement les splendides beats fournis par Prefuse 73, mais on sent un peu trop le travail à distance (par email) et pas assez la réelle rencontre d'artistes. Un bien beau collage, cela dit.
Note : 5/5

RJD2 - True Confessions :
RJD2 a sorti un des albums hip hop de l'année, haut la main, "Deadringer", largement décrit dans la (non-)presse (pas vraiment-) musicale comme un croisement entre Dj Shadow et Moby. Bon, les consensus universaliens à la Moby, point de cela ici (tant mieux!), mais l'influence Shadow, elle, est assez évidente. En fait Shadow est quasiment un des seuls à utiliser des breaks rythmiques rock, voire hard rock, et le fait que Rjd2 s'y mette lui aussi et hop! La filiation est imposée. Mais Rjd2, moins scratcheur dingue que Shadow, passe peut-être lui plus de temps sur ses programmations, ses acalmies inquiétantes, ses arrangements de cordes, ses montées d'adrénalines... et ses soli de guitare rock! Grosse bombe hip rock, en tous cas.
Note : 5/5

CD Tracklisting :
01 Prefuse-73 - Radio Attack Pt2-re-edit
02 Aesop Rock - Train Buffer
03 Interlude by Caural
04 Mos Def and Diverse - Wylin Out | Download mp3
05 Diverse - Time
06 Mr.Lif - Wanted
07 Souls of Mischief - Spark
08 RJD2 - True Confessions | Download mp3
09 Interlude by Prefuse-73
10 While - Haze-3
11 El-P - Deadlight
12 DJ Food - Aerosolilique Pts 1-3
13 Interlude by Via Tania
14 Miho Hatori - Night Light
15 Tortoise - CTA
16 Caural - Our Solstice Walk
17 Interlude by Prefuse-73
18 Themselves - Thisboutthecitytoo

3xLP Tracklisting :
A1 Prefuse-73 - Radio Attack Pt2-re-edit
A2 Aesop Rock - Train Buffer
A3 Interlude by Caural
A4 Mos Def and Diverse - Wylin Out
B1 Diverse - Time
B2 Mr.Lif - Wanted
B3 Souls of Mischief - Spark
C1 RJD2 - True Confessions
C2 Interlude by Prefuse-73
C3 While - Haze-3
D1 El-P - Deadlight
D2 DJ Food - Aerosolilique Pts 1-3
E1 Interlude by Via Tania
E2 Miho Hatori - Night Light
E3 Tortoise - CTA
F1 Caural - Our Solstice Walk
F1 Interlude by Prefuse-73
F1 Themselves - Thisboutthecitytoo

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Note:
The album was released by Chocolate Industries on vinyl and by Ninja Tune as CD.
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