DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age (2019) 8.3

Genre: Turntablism / Hip Hop
Rating: 8.

Track List
Part 1: Instrumental Suite

1. Nature Always Wins 01:20
2. Slingblade 03:58
3. Intersectionality 04:08
4. Beauty, Power, Motion, Life, Work, Chaos, Law 02:06
5. Juggernaut 05:31
6. Firestorm 03:59
7. Weightless 02:55
8. Rosie 04:15
9. If I Died Today 02:24
10. My Lonely Room 05:37
11. We Are Always Alone 03:47

Part 2: Vocal Suite
1. Drone Warfare feat. Nas, Pharaohe Monch 03:42
2. Rain On Snow feat. Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon 03:39
3. Rocket Fuel feat. De La Soul 03:15
4. C.O.N.F.O.R.M. feat. Gift Of Gab, Lateef The Truth Speaker, Infamous Taz 02:51
5. Small Colleges (Stay With Me) feat. Wiki, Paul Banks 03:01
6. JoJo’s Words feat. Stro 04:04
7. Kings & Queens feat. Run The Jewels 03:53
8. Taxin’ feat. Dave East 01:51
9. Dark Side Of The Heart feat. Fantastic Negrito, Jumbo is Dr.ama 03:49
10. I Am Not A Robot (Interlude) 01:21
11. Urgent, Important, Please Read feat. Rockwell Knuckles, Tef Poe, Daemon 05:34
12. Our Pathetic Age feat. Sam Herring 04:37

CD Only Bonus Track:
13. Systematic feat. Nas 03:21

Digital Only Bonus Tracks:
24. Been Use Ta feat. Pusha T 02:24
25. Taxin’ (Long Version) feat. Dave East, Loyle Carner 03:47
26. Two Notes feat. Barny Fletcher 03:39

DJ Shadow’s techno-paronia double album. Half instrumental and half featuring some of hip hop’s greatest voices. The master producer showcases some of his best work alongside some great collaborations. The amazing thing with this double feature is that at 26 tracks there is only a little fat that could have been trimmed.

Favourite Tracks: ‘Firestorm’, ‘Rosie’, ‘Our Pathetic Age’, ‘Rocket Fuel’, ‘If I Died Today’, ‘Drone Warfare’ & ‘C.O.N.F.O.R.M.’

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