Audition (album)

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Audition
P.O.S. Audition.jpg
Studio album by P.O.S
Released January 31, 2006 (2006-01-31)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 45:30
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer P.O.S, Lazerbeak, MK Larada
P.O.S chronology
Ipecac Neat
(2004)
Audition
(2006)
Never Better
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club A-[2]
Pitchfork Media 6.2/10[3]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[4]
Punknews.org 4/5 stars[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[6]

Audition is the second studio album by P.O.S, a member of Minneapolis hip hop collective Doomtree. It was released in 2006 on Rhymesayers Entertainment.

Music[edit]

Like Ipecac Neat, most of the production is credited to both P.O.S and his alias Emily Bloodmobile. Lazerbeak and MK Larada also provide production contributions as well. Guest appearances include Mike Mictlan, Slug of Atmosphere, Greg Attonito, Craig Finn and Maggie Morrison of Gayngs.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Audition Ipecac" P.O.S 0:12
2. "Half-Cocked Concepts" P.O.S, Emily Bloodmobile 3:47
3. "De La Souls" (featuring Greg Attonito) P.O.S 3:47
4. "Stand Up (Let's Get Murdered)" Lazerbeak 3:18
5. "Bush League Psyche-Out Stuff" (featuring Slug) P.O.S 4:20
6. "Paul Kersey to Jack Kimball" Lazerbeak 2:59
7. "Safety in Speed (Heavy Metal)" (featuring Craig Finn) P.O.S 4:19
8. "The Kill in Me" (featuring Maggie Morrison of Gayngs) MK Larada 3:24
9. "Yeah Right (Science, Science)" P.O.S, Emily Bloodmobile 1:38
10. "Audition M.D." P.O.S 0:26
11. "P.O.S Is Ruining My Life" P.O.S 3:19
12. "Living Slightly Larger" (featuring Mike Mictlan) P.O.S 3:30
13. "Suicide Uma Schrantz" P.O.S, Emily Bloodmobile 0:31
14. "Bleeding Hearts Club (MPLS Chapter)" (featuring Slug) Lazerbeak 3:20
15. "A Teddy Bear and a Tazer" Lazerbeak 3:42
16. "Audition Mantra" P.O.S 3:19

Personnel[edit]

Contributing artists
  • Cello – Bitsy Hanson and Jessy Greene
  • Electric Piano – Tasha Baron
  • Guitar, Bass, Synthesizer – P.O.S
  • Scratches – Turbo Nemesis
  • Violin – Jesse Greene
Production
  • Art direction, Design – MK Larada
  • Executive producer – P.O.S , B. Sayers and S. Daley
  • Photography – Dan Monick, Jason Miller and Josh Syx
  • Mixing, recording – Ian Campbell and Joe Mabbott

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Audition - P.O.S". AllMusic. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ Bahn, Christopher (February 1, 2006). "P.O.S.: Audition". The A.V. Club. 
  3. ^ Fennessey, Sean (February 12, 2006). "P.O.S.: Audition". Pitchfork Media. 
  4. ^ Horowitz, Steven J. (March 1, 2006). "P.O.S.: Audition". PopMatters. 
  5. ^ Billig, Alex (April 25, 2006). "P.O.S. - Audition". Punknews.org. 
  6. ^ Ranta, Alan. "P.O.S. - Audition". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ "P.O.S. - Audition - CD - producers, release date, tracklisting". UGHH. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 

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