The Same Channel

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The Same Channel
Studio album by Fat Jon & Styrofoam
Released October 6, 2006 (2006-10-06)
Genre Hip hop, indie rock, electronica
Length 52:58
Label Morr Music
Producer Fat Jon, Styrofoam
Fat Jon chronology
The Same Channel
Hundred Eight Stars
Styrofoam chronology
The Same Channel
A Thousand Words
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Stranger 3/5 stars[2]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars[3]
XLR8R favorable[4]

The Same Channel is a collaborative album by American musician Fat Jon and Belgian musician Styrofoam.[4] It was released on Morr Music in 2006.[1]


Marisa Brown of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, calling it "an indie-electronica/hip-hop album that should thrill backpackers who are tired of soul- and funk-based beats and are looking for something fractured and galactic with that sad mechanicality that is a necessary element of any Morr Music release."[1] Steve Marchese of XLR8R described it as "An experimental, courageous, and wildly successful coupling of styles."[4]

Trent Moorman of The Stranger gave the album 3 stars out of 5, commenting that "Fat Jon weighs in like LL Cool J in his prime."[2] Alan Ranta of Tiny Mix Tapes gave the album 3 stars out of 5 and said, "Production wise, Styrofoam's club-friendly, synth-driven electro-pop takes command."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Acid Rain Robot Repair" 4:06
2. "Bleed" 7:28
3. "Runnin' Circle" 4:11
4. "Space Gangsta" 3:55
5. "Nervous Inaction" 2:51
6. "Upgrade" 5:31
7. "Scream It Out" 4:43
8. "The Middle" 8:26
9. "Generic Genes (Spare Parts)" 4:54
10. "Upgrade (Grace Period Mix)" 6:53


  1. ^ a b c Brown, Marisa. "The Same Channel". AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Moorman, Trent (October 26, 2006). "CD Reviews". The Stranger. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Ranta, Alan. "Fat Jon & Styrofoam - The Same Channel". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c Marchese, Steve (December 1, 2006). "Fat Jon & Styrofoam: Same Channel". XLR8R. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 

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