Death Grips - Exmilitary
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2011 Ratings: #5
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April 26, 2011 / Release Date
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Beeotch, beeotch, beeotch.

Death Grips grabs you by the throat, rips it out, and injects acid into that gaping hole. The apocalypse is now here, and Death Grips' abrasive hip-hop will be its soundtrack. Take cover, it's a cluster bomb. All you have left is this crack house to collect yourself, sheltered by a mouldy mattress soaked in piss.

With this now classic first mixtape "Exmilitary", Death Grips has enough to make Necro look like a virgin. This hip-hop attacks you with a ... read more
Loud, raw, ugly, and unhinged! 8 years later and Exmilitary still manages to pack as great of a punch as it always has

Personally I always gravitated towards DG’s later works but this project upon many revisits stands out as much more than just a stepping stone for the band as they developed their sound into The Money Store. Exmilitary is a simple but impactful drug trip that mashes together rock, electronic, and hip hop into a 48 minute cinematic experience.

The album is again, ugly. ... read more
Raw. Unhinged. Relentless. A Straight Banger Of A Mixtape. These are all words to describe this powerhouse of a debut, but it still doesn't feel like enough. Exmilitary is the strange mutant child of what would soon become The Money Store; it has all the abrasive, experimental and mind warping elements The Money Store has but in a less accessible and more all over the place fashion. When you're calling THE MONEY STORE accessible, that's when you've stumbled upon something completely new. The ... read more
This is so fucking raw and rough that the DIY/lo-fi lover in me can't help but adore this. The fact Death Grips busted out the gates with such a quality release is utterly astounding.
although this isn't their most ambitious album, it stands out from their other albums, as it's their most raw, their most lo-fi yet very hard hitting album within their discography, with MC RIDES unique delivery and flow to perfectly portray the anger and his mindset, as well as the hard hitting production and amazing use of obscure samples. Also featuring amazing lyricism on stand out sounds like "Beware", "Takyon", "Culture Shock". These are just a few but every ... read more
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Track List

  1. Beware 
  2. Guillotine (It Goes Yah) 
  3. Spread Eagle Cross the Block 
  4. Lord of the Game (ft. Mexican Girl) 
  5. Takyon (Death Yon) 
  6. Cut Throat (Instrumental) 
  7. Klink 
  8. Culture Shock 
  9. 5D
  10. Thru the Walls
  11. Known for It
  12. I Want It I Need It (Death Heated) 
  13. Blood Creepin
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Added on: November 9, 2011