Busdriver - Thumbs
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2015 Ratings: #394
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Busdriver is an acquired taste in rap. His of-kilter flow and strange voice doesn’t click with everyone. For better or worse, he manages to hide his quirks here pretty well. Because of that it’s his most accessible project, but definitely not his best work. The other thing you’ll notice immediately are the insane features (Daveed Diggs, Anderson .Paak, Milo, Hemlock Ernst, Del the Funky Homosapien…). But if I’m being honest they’re pretty hit and miss, some ... read more


Great ideas scattered alongside run of the mill Driver tracks. No flow to the album at all, more of a collection of random ideas, which makes this a compelling and confusing listen.

BEST TRACKS: Much, Worlds to Run, Great Spooks of Enormous Strength, Species of Property


Great features and it would be up with some of busdrivers best but it felt a little too bloated for its on good

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Track List

  1. Absolutions in the Hottentot Supercluster (feat. Zeroh)
  2. Black Labor (as understood by Equiano)
  3. Hyperbolic 2
  4. Much
  5. Ministry of the Torture Couch (feat. Hemlock Ernst)
  6. Worlds to Run (feat. Milo and Anderson .Paak)
  7. Skit
  8. Surrounded by Millionaires (feat. Daveed Diggs)
  9. Great Spooks of Enormous Strength
  10. Del's Couch (feat. Del the Funky Homosapien)
  11. Shadows and Victories (feat. Jeremiah Jae)
  12. NY 03 LIVE (with Caural)
  13. Species of Property
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Added on: October 30, 2015