Electricity Is On Our Side
Busdriver - Electricity Is On Our Side
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Based on 43 ratings
2018 Ratings: #265
June 8, 2018 / Release Date
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50
The Needle Drop

Busdriver's latest may appear ambitious in scope, but Electricity is on our Side only offers a less prepared version of the enigmatic rapper.

Jun 9, 2018*
itsyahboinoah
68
Idiosyncratic

Edit: this is way too long.
Aug 5, 2018
PreeMo
77
The greatness of this album diminished because of it's length and bulkiness...dope experience at first, but the low replay value holds it back from being almost on the top...
Jul 24, 2018
TheRootBoy
50
Busdriver, as ambitious and incredibly put together this album is for him, is just way too annoying to sit through. If it's not him it's the instrumentation. The production is just too all-over-the-place, and sure that's what jazz is when this album is feeling jazzy which I appreciate, but nothing I find really works to its benefit. Over time, halfway through, the album becomes more tolerable, but it's just too long to sit through. There's just no sitting! I don't even know how to dance to this ... read more
Jul 17, 2018
zachthesnack
74
Love the experimentation and wordplay.
Hate the fact that he sounds like he had the flu for 3 weeks when he came in the studio.

This was really cool and had some interesting parts but it was reallt difficult to focus on the music when I listened to it.
Jul 17, 2018
AmericaanSpirit
91
Genuinely one of the best abstract hip hop albums I’ve heard in a long time. It holds itself together with precision and brilliance over its lengthy 23 track run, while also managing to make each track a fresh and colourful experience. So many moments of pure genius on this album that skipping a track just isn’t necessary. Driver truly mastered his own sound on this record, while simultaneously showing his immense diversity in vocal gymnastics with each passing track. The jazz ... read more
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Track List
  1. Electricity Is On Our Side
  2. Im From a Different Time
  3. Grape Drank (feat. Denmark Vessey)
  4. The Saboteur’s Mirror
  5. Losing You Again
  6. The year I became a mutherfuckin’ G (feat. Dntel and Lorde Fredd33)
  7. anything can happen///GOODLIFE skit
  8. me vs. me (feat. Swarvy)
  9. Kiss Around the Note
  10. Break
  11. I been there (feat. Kenny Segal & Mike Parvizi)
  12. Right before the Miracle (feat. The Underground Railroad)
  13. This Is My Art and It Is Dangerous
  14. to top the divorcees list of baroness Nica
  15. Several Friends
  16. tiny infinities (feat. Hemlock Ernst)
  17. improvisers anthem (feat. Fumitake Tamura)
  18. Be-Grizzled_Auteur_Mythos Take_3
  19. Jeane Anthony (feat. Fumitake Tamura)
  20. exploding slowly (feat. Daedelus)
  21. Fukn
  22. Sore Spot
  23. Pull the Sky Closer
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Added on: June 8, 2018