The Audience's Listening

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The Audience's Listening
Studio album by Cut Chemist
Released July 11, 2006 (2006-07-11)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 43:25
Label Warner Bros. Records
Producer Cut Chemist
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 79/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[3]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[4]
RapReviews 9/10[5]
Stylus Magazine B[6]
The Village Voice favorable[7]

The Audience's Listening is the first studio album by American hip hop producer and DJ Cut Chemist. It was released on Warner Bros. Records in 2006. It features guest appearances from Hymnal, Edan, Mr. Lif, and Thes One.

Background[edit]

After leaving Jurassic 5 in 2004, Cut Chemist spent 18 months working exclusively on the album, which he had already been working on for 2 years.[8] He spent almost a year clearing samples.[9]

Tracks listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Motivational Speaker"   1:48
2. "(My 1st) Big Break"   4:30
3. "The Lift"   1:25
4. "The Garden"   6:16
5. "Spat"   2:21
6. "What's the Altitude" (featuring Hymnal) 4:23
7. "Metrorail Thru Space"   3:56
8. "Storm" (featuring Edan and Mr. Lif) 3:28
9. "2266 Cambridge" (featuring Thes One) 2:34
10. "Spoon"   5:31
11. "A Peak in Time"   4:52
12. "The Audience Is Listening Theme Song"   2:20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Audience's Listening - Cut Chemist". Metacritic. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "The Audience's Listening - Cut Chemist". Allmusic. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (June 30, 2006). "Cut Chemist, The Audience's Listening". The Guardian. 
  4. ^ Vrabel, Jeff (July 11, 2006). "Cut Chemist: The Audience's Listening". PopMatters. 
  5. ^ Juon, Steve (August 8, 2006). "Cut Chemist :: The Audience's Listening :: A Stable Sound/Warner Bros. Records". RapReviews. 
  6. ^ Rosenberg, Tal (July 17, 2006). "Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening". Stylus Magazine. 
  7. ^ Reeves, Mosi (July 25, 2006). "More Deft Wit From the Oft-Maligned Turntablist Camp". The Village Voice. 
  8. ^ Patch, Nick (July 2006). "Cut Chemist Works Backwards". Exclaim!. 
  9. ^ "Cut Chemist Finds New 'Audience' On Solo Debut". BIllboard. May 10, 2006. 

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