Antipop vs. Matthew Shipp

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Antipop vs. Matthew Shipp
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 18, 2003 (2003-02-18)
GenreHip hop, jazz
LabelThirsty Ear Recordings
ProducerAntipop Consortium, Matthew Shipp, Peter Gordon
Antipop Consortium chronology
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Fluorescent Black
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Good and Evil Sessions

Antipop vs. Matthew Shipp is a collaborative studio album by Antipop Consortium and Matthew Shipp. It was released on Thirsty Ear Recordings on February 18, 2003.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
All About Jazzfavorable[2]
Stylus MagazineC[6]
Tiny Mix Tapes[7]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 76, based on 12 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Farrell Lowe of All About Jazz described the album as "hip music coming from modern jazz, with hip-hop masters gettin' next to it."[2] Ed Howard of Stylus Magazine gave the album a grade of C, saying: "Despite being a very enjoyable listen from start to finish, this record also has a clear sense of unfulfilled promise."[6] Meanwhile, Marshall Bowden of PopMatters said: "With neither side ceding territory to the other, it is still apparent that these musical forms can interact in meaningful ways."[5]

Track listing[edit]

1."Places I've Never Been"3:21
3."Slow Horn"3:09
4."A Knot in Your Bop"4:02
7."Stream Light"3:41
8."Monstro City"3:05
9."Real Is Surreal"3:08
10."Free Hop"7:13


Credits adapted from liner notes.


Chart Peak
US Top Jazz Albums (Billboard)[8] 22


  1. ^ a b c "Anti-Pop Consortium Vs. Matthew Shipp by Anti-Pop Consortium". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Lowe, Farrell (February 21, 2003). "Antipop Consortium / Matthew Shipp: Antipop Consortium Vs. Matthew Shipp (2003)". All About Jazz. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  3. ^ Loewy, Steve. "Antipop Consortium / Matthew Shipp - The Fight of the Century: Anti-Pop Consortium vs. Matthew Shipp". AllMusic. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  4. ^ Shepherd, Julianne (February 19, 2003). "Anti-Pop Consortium: Antipop Vs. Matthew Shipp". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  5. ^ a b Bowden, Marshall (March 5, 2003). "Antipop Consortium: Antipop Consortium vs. Matthew Shipp". PopMatters. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  6. ^ a b Howard, Ed (September 1, 2003). "Anti-Pop Consortium - Anti-Pop Consortium vs. Matthew Shipp". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on May 10, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  7. ^ Willcoma. "Matthew Shipp - Anti-Pop vs. Matthew Shipp". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Antipop Consortium Chart History (Top Jazz Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 14, 2019.

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