Sketchbook - Req
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  1. Loop Bass
  2. Something
  3. I Seek
  4. Sketchies Death Track
  5. Colours
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  1. Loop Bass
  2. Something
  3. I Seek
  4. Sketchies Death Track
  5. Colours
  6. Ampeg 18 Khz
  7. Upstairs
  8. Dolby C
  9. Symbolic 3
  10. Java Bytes
  11. Love Ache
  12. 3 of 4
  13. Wasp Zither
  14. Gap Clothing
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Req resurfaced on the left-leaning Warp after two LPs recorded for big beat boutique Skint, and the results put to shame any notions of underground rap practiced by Rawkus or Def Jux. Though his sub-basement sound aesthetic won't win him any crossover converts, Sketchbook makes a good listen out of downtempo beatbox musings, similar to DJ Vadim's earliest work. The beats have an absence of sound quality, reminiscent of tape decks dusty with age, and there's really not much else happening: a few odd keys, melodica, bells, ...

Sketchbook 2002, Warp

UPC: 801061008925

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