War Games (Rob Swift album)

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War Games
Wargames Xecuted.jpg
Studio album by Rob Swift
Released September 6, 2005 (2005-09-06)
Genre Turntablism
Length 41:32
Label Coup De Grace
Producer Rob Swift
Rob Swift chronology
OuMuPo 2
(2004)OuMuPo 22004
War Games
(2005)
Back to the Beat
(2006)Back to the Beat2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Exclaim! favorable[2]
Pitchfork 5.0/10[3]
XLR8R favorable[4]

War Games (sometimes stylized as Wargames) is a 2005 studio album by American turntablist Rob Swift. It was released on Coup De Grace.

Reception[edit]

Marisa Brown of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, describing it as "an ominous soundtrack to the DJ's perspective on the state of the contemporary world".[1] She said, "It's complex, intelligent, and provocative, and it's certainly worth listening to."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro" 2:04
2. "The Mad Bombers" 0:38
3. "A Terror Wrist" (featuring DJ Melo D) 4:11
4. "The President Is Speaking" 1:20
5. "Terrorism" (featuring DJ Quest and Bob James) 3:20
6. "America's Past Time" 0:22
7. "Another Friendly Game of Baseball...Xtra Innings" (featuring Large Professor) 3:17
8. "41 Bullets" 0:38
9. "Dream" (featuring Breez Evahflowin) 4:51
10. "Military Scratch" (featuring Ricci Rucker and Toadstyle) 4:12
11. "A Ghetto Poem" (featuring Anthony Saffery and Dave McMurray) 4:49
12. "Piano for Condoleezza" 1:11
13. "The Holy Trinity" (featuring Akinyele and Printz Haze) 4:10
14. "A Nation with a Mission" 0:39
15. "Vietnam?" 3:29
16. "Outro" 2:21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Brown, Marisa. "War Games - Rob Swift". AllMusic. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ Dix, Noel (October 1, 2005). "Rob Swift - Wargames". Exclaim!. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ Warren, Jamin (September 11, 2005). "Rob Swift: Wargames". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 
  4. ^ Herman, Max (November 1, 2005). "Rob Swift - War Games". XLR8R. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 

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