One Word Extinguisher

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One Word Extinguisher
Prefuse 73-One Word Extinguisher (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Prefuse 73
Released May 6, 2003 (2003-05-06)
Genre Electronica, hip hop, glitch
Length 60:03
Label Warp
Producer Prefuse 73
Prefuse 73 chronology
The '92 vs. '02 Collection
(2002)
One Word Extinguisher
(2003)
Extinguished: Outtakes
(2003)

One Word Extinguisher is the second studio album by Prefuse 73.[1] It was released on May 6, 2003 on Warp Records.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 86/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork 9.1/10[5]
Q 4/5 stars[6]
Spin B+[7]
Stylus Magazine A−[8]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, One Word Extinguisher received an average score of 86 out of 100 based on 21 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[3]

John Bush of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5, calling it "a set of electronica that's nearly as challenging as Autechre's relentlessly academic beat manipulation but just as funky and instantly gratifying as a Fatboy Slim flag-waver."[2] David Morris of PopMatters described it as "meticulously constructed and flawlessly engineered music".[1]

In 2017, it ranked at number 15 on Pitchfork's "50 Best IDM Albums of All Time" list.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Wrong Side of Reflection (Intro)" 0:34
2. "The End of Biters - International" 1:17
3. "Plastic" (featuring Diverse) 2:44
4. "Uprock and Invigorate" (co-produced by Dabrye) 3:46
5. "The Color of Tempo" 2:34
6. "Dave's Bonus Beats" 2:10
7. "Detchibe" 4:08
8. "Altoid Addiction (Interlude)" 1:01
9. "Busy Signal (Make You Go Bombing Mix)" (co-produced by Daedelus) 2:41
10. "One Word Extinguisher" 4:04
11. "90% of My Mind Is with You" 3:15
12. "Huevos with Jeff and Rani" (featuring Mr. Lif) 1:22
13. "Female Demands" 2:29
14. "Why I Love You" (featuring Jenny Vasquez) 2:55
15. "Southerners (Interlude)" 0:23
16. "Perverted Undertone" 3:18
17. "Invigorate (Interlude)" (co-produced by Dabrye) 1:25
18. "Choking You" 4:01
19. "Storm Returns" (co-produced by Tommy Guerrero) 5:15
20. "Trains on Top of the Game (Interlude)" 1:54
21. "Styles That Fade Away with a Collonade Reprise" 4:26
22. "Esta" (bonus track) 1:22
23. "Pentagram" (bonus track) 2:59

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Morris, David (July 16, 2003). "Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher". PopMatters. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Bush, John. "One Word Extinguisher – Prefuse 73". AllMusic. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for One Word Extinguisher by Prefuse 73". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher". Mojo (115): 113. June 2003. 
  5. ^ Hoffman, Jascha (May 7, 2003). "Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher". Q (203): 104. June 2003. 
  7. ^ Hermes, Will (August 2003). "Four Tet: Rounds / Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher". Spin. 19 (8): 118. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 
  8. ^ Mueller, Gavin (September 1, 2003). "Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  9. ^ "The 50 Best IDM Albums of All Time (4/5)". Pitchfork. January 24, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Prefuse 73 - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved February 4, 2017. 

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