Soft Money (album)

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Soft Money
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Studio album by Jel
Released February 28, 2006 (2006-02-28)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 40:16
Label Anticon
Producer Jel
Jel chronology
10 Seconds
(2002)
Soft Money
(2006)
Late Pass
(2013)
Singles from Soft Money
  1. "WMD / All Around"
    Released: January 16, 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Exclaim! mixed[3]
Pitchfork Media 6.0/10[4]
SF Weekly favorable[5]
Stylus Magazine C+[6]
Tiny Mix Tapes 5/5 stars[7]

Soft Money is the second official solo album by American hip hop artist Jel. It was released on Anticon in 2006.

Produced entirely by Jel, the album features contributions from many of his Anticon colleagues, including Dosh, Pedestrian, and members of Why? and Subtle, as well as Wise Intelligent and Stefanie Böhm. The album was mixed by Odd Nosdam. Artwork was provided by Adam Drucker and Erin Perry.

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Soft Money received an average score of 67% based on 14 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "To Buy a Car" 2:55
2. "All Day Breakfast" (with Yoni Wolf on piano and synth and Josiah Wolf on bass) 4:18
3. "No Solution" (with Andrew Broder on guitar, Dosh on rhodes and sampler, and Alexander Kort on cello) 3:37
4. "All Around" (with Stefanie Böhm on words, vocals, and guitar and Harvey Salters on synth) 3:21
5. "Thrashin" 4:03
6. "Sweet Cream in It" 2:16
7. "Soft Money, Dry Bones" (with Stefanie Böhm on vocals and Pedestrian on words) 3:39
8. "Know You Don’t" (with Harvey Salters on keys and Odd Nosdam on drone madness) 3:34
9. "WMD" (with Wise Intelligent on words and raps) 4:36
10. "Mislead" 1:56
11. "Nice Last" 4:25
12. "Chipmunk Technique" 1:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Soft Money - Jel". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved August 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Soft Money - Jel". AllMusic. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (March 1, 2006). "Jel - Soft Money". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Howe, Brian (May 9, 2006). "Jel: Soft Money". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ Dahlen, Chris (February 1, 2006). "Jel - Soft Money". SF Weekly. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  6. ^ Macdonald, Cameron (February 28, 2006). "Jel - Soft Money". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ Ranta, Alan. "Jel - Soft Money". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 

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