Shape of Broad Minds, 'Craft of the Lost Art' (Lex)

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Craft of the Lost Art
Critical Mass
Label: Lex

by Mosi Reeves

Craft of the Lost Art is essentially a showcase for the formidable talents of Philly-based producer Jneiro Jarel. Layering handclaps over a whirling dervish of guitars on "OPR8R" and pumping out squelchy glitch-funk for "Lullabanger," he blends hip-hop and electronics with a fresh style reminiscent of Madlib and J Dilla at their abstract best. But Jarel's awkward rapping (under a variety of pseudonyms) slows the momentum. He's better off handing the mic to guest MCs Count Bass D, MF Doom, and Stacy Epps and focusing on his richly textured, next-level beats.

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