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TypeReleasedRecordedRYM RatingRanked Genres
ArtistDälek
Album
6 August 2002
June 1998 - February 2002
3.75 / 5.00.5 from 4,889 ratings
#40 for 2002, #2,469 overall

Industrial Hip Hop, Abstract Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop Noise, Conscious Hip Hop, Experipsychological Rock
poetic, angry, misanthropic, dark, conscious, political, noisy, pessimistic, anti-religious, nihilistic, apocalyptic, dense, metropolitan, ominous, cryptic, raw, introspective, aggressive, abstract, cold, avant-garde, heavy, male vocals, eclectic, psychedelic
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frenchie May 10 2011 4.00 stars
Filthy Tongue kicks off the holy trinity of Dalek albums. For those not in the recognize, Dalek is among the many distinctive hip hop acts in the history of the genre. Signed to metal labels prefer Ipecac and also Hydra Head, Dalek and his crew sample intense noise and also ambient to acquire their signature sound. Tright here is additionally turntablism, beats and basslines that anchor Dalek to the hip hop genre. He is likewise a really excellent rapper, even if most his rhymes blfinish right into the noise in the mix, the rapping isn't the single emphasis of their material. For example the middle part of this record (tracks 5, 6 and 7) bacount have actually any kind of rapping at all and also focus on noise, ambience and a thick, layered environment via strange percussion.If you are open up to more than simply straight up beats, loops and rhymes then offer Dalek a try. Also if you have actually a love for noise, ambient or deeply atmospheric, trancechoose music then definitely provide it a go. You'd be surprised exactly how well the rapping goes through the noise, and also the noises are often cycled in loops that fit the difficult hitting, commercial sounding beats, so it still has that boom boom bap pulse running with its veins. Personally I adore the sound of Dalek. Some world uncover Dalek very tough going, as the song lengths are generally longer than your average hip hop song and also the frameworks they usage aren't at all typical of hip hop. People regularly criticise Dalek's rapping bereason it is slightly monotone and you can't always decipher his words, but I love the method it is combined so that it weaves in and out of the noise, and he has some exceptional political metaphors and also abstract symbolism if you are willing to listen for them.Tbelow is really nobody else like Dalek out tright here in the hip hop game. In this scene it is a very challenging thing to be able to carve your own niche in the genre, and have actually a totally distinctive sound and also style, however Dalek is instantly recognisable and also never forgettable. If you desire to discover true underground esoteric hip hop then you cannot deny Dalek any type of longer.

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A hip hop band also commonly well-known to appeal to world that hate hip hop, though many type of have actually duly provided that Dalek are indeed hip hop. I've actually just provided the term "hip hop" about three even more times than I have in the past few years--point is, while I don't "hate" the genre (I ain't a hater, son), I am reasonably indifferent to it. Okay, so yeah, I've given very favorable ratings to Public Enemy and Dr. Octagon, yet strangely I just listen to them when I start feeling guilty for not listening to them more frequently, then promise to myself to offer 'em even more constant spins, at which suggest I neglect them again till the following wave of guilt etc...and the vicious cycle continues. Anyway, New Jersey's Dalek incorporate hip hop (wow, I am really starting to over-usage that phrase) through avant-noise. Maybe they were inspired by PE's beloved Bomb Squad productions, however in any kind of instance Dalek's noise has even more in prevalent through musical terrorists such as Einstürzende Neubauten and also even Karlheinz Stockhausen--they seem more likely to sample a cement mixer or submeans train than James Brown--and their raps are even more cerebral than Chuck D. The 12-minute "Black Smoke Rises" leaves the beats behind totally, at which suggest hip hop purists will certainly most likely cry "wack!" (no school prefer the old institution in my slangology) Fans of say, early on Swans will end up being immediate advocates of multiculturalism. While I can't say exactly how frequently I'll be maintaining them in consistent rotation, for now I'm all Word Up.
godsflegislation Aug 01 2021 4.50 stars
English isn't my primary language. Sorry if I commit any mistakes.
Repetitiveness is just one of my leastern favorite elements that an album/music have the right to present but, like virtually everything in music, it has actually its exceptions. Albums like Filth tries to make repetitiveness however falls short in the execution bereason it doesn't existing an distinct sound. And that's why I think From Filthy Tongue of Gods and also Griots hits the nail on the head.Black Smoke Rises (that sounds a lot with Untitled) and also Forever before Close My Eyes (which is lyrically my favorite off the album) are the perfect examples of what I'm trying to tell.Both are even more than 7 minutes long tracks that is repeated yet doesn't continues to be in the pit of boringness and also uninterestedness, even though their runtime is incredibly inexplicable in music.Classical Homicide is my favorite. I love the noise, commercial, aggressiveness in the flow and the vocal. I wish this album has actually even more Noise-oriented songs (just imagine something choose Senzuri Power Up here that doesn't drags also a lot out of hip hop unfavor Untitled).I love the tabla in Trampled Brethren and Spiroutine Healing is a hell of a opener.Overall this album is practically perfect and has an unreachable aptmosphere that not also my favorites industrial/experimental hip hop artists might replicate.

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DonAmansDad Jul 11 2021 5.00 stars
Industrial Rap Classic
Dalek creates a crushing document through harsh instrumentals and outstand also flows. From Filthy Tongues of Gods and also Griots is an album that never lets up. It constantly attacks your senses without remorse and never provides you so much as a 5 second break. If you haven't listened to this record yet, I hope your ready...